Lovinsky was last seen August 12, 2007 after leaving a meeting with a human rights delegation from the
United States and Canada. His abandoned vehicle was found the next morning and he has not been heard from since.
Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine – 10 years since his kidnapping and disappearance
statement by the Haiti Action Committee, August 12, 2017
by Darren Ell
Feb 18, 2007
Part 2 of interview with Lovinsky Pierre Antoine before he was disappearance in UN/US occupied Haiti. - Sovereignty and Justice in Haiti - February 18, 2007
Part 1 of interview with Lovinsky Pierre Antoine before he was disappearance in UN/US occupied Haiti. - Haiti Under Occupation: What happened to Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine?
Darren Ell (DE): Why did you choose the name September 30th Foundation"?
Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine (LPA): It's a matter of working with memory, of preserving in a very vivid way the memory of the horrifying things the population experienced during the first coup d'état. We felt obligated to preserve this aspect of our history in the memory of the population. We chose the name "30th of September" because the first coup d'état against President Aristide took place on September 30th 1991.
DE: You fled Haiti in 2004. Explain the reasons.
LPA: I left Haiti not only because my organization was very politically active, but also because I had led a relentless campaign against the return of the former Haitian army with an exhibition of 200 photographs, a traveling exhibition that I took around the country to remind people of the horrors committed by the former military, and to show that we were against the return of this military. Since the US government - via the CIA - used this same former army to carry out murderous actions against the Haitian population in 2003, followed by the coup of February 29th 2004, they were looking for me. I had to hide for several days...