Leo Joseph, Editor of Haiti Observateur, Says He'll Fight Defamation Ruling, Stands by Exposé on Haiti's Prime Minister
|Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says he didn't commit any of the reported wrongdoings.|
Last August, Joseph published a series of articles in Haiti Observateur, which he also edits, detailing alleged wrongdoing by Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. Joseph reported that Lamothe -- who owns a telemarketing firm -- had set himself up to profit from the sale of Haitel, a large telephone company, through his connections to the Haitian government.
"It's a very juicy story," Joseph said.
Joseph wrote in one story that Lamothe would obtain the "lion's share" of the profits made off the $25 million transaction.More »