At least a dozen people died after the attack on the civil prison of Prince Portcapital of Haitiby armed gangs, who would have freed numerous important criminals during their assault on the prison.

The EFE news agency reported in the surroundings of the prison the bodies of at least 10 people, some of them torn apart by dogs, as a result of a night marked by violence, without the Government having yet commented on the situation.

Everything seems to indicate that, as this Sunday progresses, the death toll will increase as a result of the attack last night on the National Penitentiary.

On the street, the versions suggest that the Police, who seems to be regaining control of the situationhas also collected some corpses.

Haiti, which woke up apparently calm today, experienced moments of extreme violence last night, with intense clashes between gangs and the Police and the entry of armed groups into the civil prison, the largest prison in Port-au-Prince.

On social networks there are videos in which you can see how the powerful leader of the Village de Dieu gang, Izo, monitors both the National Penitentiary and the National Palace using sophisticated drones.

According to the versions that circulate on the networks, The next objective of the armed groups would be precisely the National Palace.

The gangs are using the networks to reveal their plans to take control of all State institutions, with the aim of overthrowing the Government.

At the moment, there is no news about the return to the country of the Haitian Prime Minister, Ariel Henry, after attending the Caribbean Community (Caricom) summit in Guyana and his subsequent trip to Kenya, where he tried to send Haiti the multinational security support mission led by that African country and approved by the UN in October.

Last Friday, Kenya and Haiti signed a bilateral agreement requested by the African country’s courts in Nairobi. to allow the deployment of a contingent of 1,000 police officers of that nationality.

Since Thursday, violence has increased in Haiti, after the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Phillip Davis, assured that his Haitian counterpart, Ariel Henry, had committed to holding elections before August 31, 2025.


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