Two businessmen convicted in the U.S. for bribing Haitian Government Officials

Two businessmen, Dr. Joseph Baptiste and his partner Roger Richard Boncy, were convicted in a Boston court for soliciting bribes from undercover federal agents who posed as potential investors in a proposed $84 million port project in the Mole-Saint-Nicolas area of Haiti.

66-year-old Joseph Baptiste is a retired U.S. Army Colonel, a dentist and founder and chairman of the National Organization for the Advancement of Haitians (NOAH).

Roger Boncy, 74, is the CEO of a company called Hispaniola Invest, LLC.

Both men are scheduled to be sentenced on September 12. Read more from the Miami Herald.

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