(Left photo) Executed on November 12, 1964.
Numa (Above right photo)
Also executed on November12, 1964
August 6, 1964, the group Jeune Haiti disembarked at
Petite Rivière de Dame Marie in the south of Haiti, in
an attempt to liberate the country from the terrors of Francois
Duvalier who had dissolved the Parliament and proclaimed himself
president for life. For many reasons, including the assistance
expected from the population that did not materialize, these
young guerilleros were either killed or captured one by one.
I remembered well this infamous November 12, 1964, the day of
Numa and Drouin's executions. To me these young men were the
symbols of courage and pride. They had sacrified their lives
for a better Haiti. The diabolical Francois Duvalier had forced
delegations of primary school children to witness Drouin and
Numa's execution." Exerpt of Fort-Dimanche, Dungeon of Death, page 95 -
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on October 16, 1964 during a clash with the Haitian Army at
Ravine Roches, he was captured on October 19 and led to Francois
Duvalier alive. Executed on November 12, 1964 against the wall
of Port-au-Prince's cemetery, next to the main entrance. His
last gesture of revolt was to spit on the face of Francois Delva,
Commandant of Fort-Dimanche.
was captured in September 1964, while trying to purchase
food for his comrades in Coteaux. He was excecuted against
the same wall as Drouin by firing squad and died proudly on
November 12, 1964. His sister Mme..., was forced by her husband
to assist at the execution wearing a red dress
D. Laraque.-Killled shortly after the invasion. His body was transported
to Port-au-Prince and placed on a chair at the main intersection
near the International Airport. Laraque cadaver was left exposed
to the sun for several days, even after it had swelled and
started to decompose.
as Géto, he was killed in Dallest on September 8, 1964.
His brother, Eric, also a victim of the regime was killed
in the early 60's.
Henri Forbin.- Son
of Capt. Albert Forbin, who also perished under the Duvalier
regime. Charly was killed by the army in an area called Dallest
on September 8, 1964.
Jean - He was killed on September 29, 64 at Morne Sinai. In
1963, member of the Haitian Red Cross, he put his life in
jeopardy to save the victims of an area affected by Hurricane
death, he was decapitated and his head was brought to Duvalier
at the Palace in a bucket of ice.