The boat swayed, tossed by the waves in the fury of a rough sea. At the helm, a captain, haggard, seems to be sailing in clusters of clouds, assisted by drunk-dead sailors
Monday January 20, 2020 ((rezonodwes.com)) – Launched Sunday, the 2020 carnival season already gives a head start taste of what the daily life of Haitians could be like in the months, weeks and days of the year that has just started: a nightmare populated by processions of dead and atrocities under the impassive and accomplice gaze of the authorities who do not think to hang on to power against everyone.
One person was shot dead during the first evening of pre-carnival exercises, confirmed the City Hall of Port-au-Prince, which set up medical posts. (PMA) to provide first aid to revelers on the route of DJs chosen on occasion.
A few steps from the places of popular release, in the districts located at the southern entrance to the capital, the war of gang fa it rages and the cases of kidnapping explode.
Heavy fire of automatic weapons were heard throughout the weekend. Several people, bandits or simple passers-by, lost their lives or were injured during this episode of conflict between groups from Gran Ravin, Ti Bwa, Village de Dieu and Baz Pilate.
Images and videos pouring in on social networks show the extent of the drama experienced by the residents of these neighborhoods, most of whom hide in their homes, waiting to be able to flee their residence at the slightest lull.