Haitian government officials are concerned about the continuing climate of insecurity as the holidays approach the end of the year. At the beginning of the week, a member of the Chief of Police's cabinet was killed. Mr. Michael Lusius, had been Chief of the Judicial Police in 2004. He was killed 9 projectiles in what looks like a watch apens.
In addition, two Cimo policemen were wounded during an operation to remove barricades on national highway number 1.
Armed individuals continue to consolidate the barricades despite the resumption of activities throughout the country.
In addition, armed individuals killed three youths and injured two others in the Mariani neighborhood. The victims were surprised while attending a party.
In addition to shootings, vehicle theft intensified. The General Secretary of the Association of Owner Drivers (APCH), Chanjeux Mehu, reports that 150 vehicles have been stolen or burned by armed groups.
It urges the authorities to adopt urgent measures to guarantee security in the Martissant area.
The security authorities have announced the implementation of a new plan for the holiday season.
LLM / Radio Metropole Haiti