U.S. to deport Haitian death squad leader and COVID-positive Haitians amid pandemic (video)

By Amy Goodman, Democracy NOW, May 26, 2020

ICE is moving ahead with plans to deport more Haitian immigrants amid the pandemic, including people who have tested positive for COVID-19. At least nine people with the virus are set to be deported today, among 78 other Haitian nationals. One passenger on the deportation flight is death squad leader Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, who founded a paramilitary group that has been accused of rape, torture and the murder of thousands of supporters of the overthrown former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Haitian activists are calling on the Department of Homeland Security to halt his deportation.

 

Posted May 28, 2020