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PHTK Members Support Wanted Drug Trafficker Guy Philippe

Supporters of PHTK, former president Martelly’s party have spoken out in support of Guy Philippe, a Senate candidate who is wanted by the US Drug Enforcement Agency for drug trafficking. The supporters say that Philippe was not responsible for the attack against a major police station, as one of the attackers alleged.

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Les Cayes attack: Martelly supporters solidarity with Guy Philippe

Haiti Sentinel

May 20, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Ouest, Haiti ( – Supporters of the former Martelly regime held a press conference Friday to lend their support and solidarity to Guy Philippe, a fugitive of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) who is accused of having orchestrated a terror attack on the departmental police station in Les Cayes, Haiti on Monday.

Officials from Repons Peyizan, the political party former President Michel Martelly rode to power, Viktwa and Baz Tet Kale, said they rejected the accusations being launched against Guy Philippe, who is a candidate for senate for Grand’Anse under the party KLE.

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