“Narco” Links and Opportunism: What Wikileaked U.S. Cables Reveal about Guy Philippe and Evans Paul (2 of 3)

(The second of three articles)

Paramilitary leader Guy Philippe ran for president in 2006, receiving less than 2% of the vote. Today, he is running for the Haitian Senate, hoping to use parliamentary immunity to avoid arrest. (Credit: Carlos Villalon)

Overall, it is entirely plausible that the Dominicans officials’ suspicions were justified that Guy Philippe “had people working for him inside” the National Palace, that he was involved the December 2005 demonstrations against Fernandez, and that he had snipers among his band of paramilitaries.

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