His family had to pay two ransoms for his release. Indeed, the Chief of Protocol of the National Palace was able to join his family on Sunday March 5, 2023, in the evening. According to available information, he was dropped off around the National Palace by his captors.
Kidnapped on Sunday, February 19, 2023, Yves Mazile, who has been providing his services to the Haitian state for more than 40 years, spent about two weeks in the hands of kidnappers.
Not a day goes by without at least a dozen people being kidnapped in Port-au-Prince and its surroundings in recent days. A security climate that is deteriorating day by day, in the face of the indifference of the Government of Ariel Henry, whose incompetence is well established.