Haiti Prime Minister, Haiti Observateur Reach Settlement in Libel Suit

Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has reached a settlement agreement in his libel lawsuit against Haitian-American newspaper Haiti Observateur and journalist Leo Joseph.

District Court Judge John O’Sullivan entered an order approving a settlement between the parties on Monday.

The settlement means the matter is dismissed with prejudice, with each party bearing its own attorneys’ fees and costs. The case had been set for trial in January 2014. via Haiti Prime Minister



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