Two Digicel employees killed in Haiti quake

JAMAICAN-based telecommunications company says that two of it employees were killed by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti yesterday.

“Whilst our Turgeau building in Port-au-Prince withstood yesterday’s earthquake and we were able to evacuate all of our 900 employees from the building, it is our very sad duty to confirm that two of our staff members lost their lives,” said Digicel Chief Executive Officer Colm Delves in a statement today.

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A injured man carries his dead daughter after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 13, 2010. A major earthquake rocked Haiti, killing possibly thousands of people as it toppled the presidential palace and hillside shanties alike and left the Caribbean nation appealing for international help. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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6 Comments

  1. Charlene
    January 15, 2010

    I’m looking for a friend. He works for Digicel in Port-au-Prince but I can’t find him. His name is Jean Herns Dede. Please contact me if you know where he is.

    Thank you.

  2. sugars
    January 14, 2010

    I am deeply saden by this event, but one must not question God work. This is a wake up call for
    Haiti. the innocent will pay for the guilty is like we are living the story’s of the bible all over again believe
    it our not spiritually this is a battle between good and evil. Talking facts every December all the members of satan travil to Haiti to pay there so called jumbe am talking to the iniquity workers all knee shall bow and all tounge shall confess may god guide them now and protect them hope they
    shall turn away from evil now

  3. frederick langy
    January 14, 2010

    i just cant believe what i am seeing , god is good all the time and all the time god is good they will rise from the ashes and they will renew the earth

  4. Dilia
    January 14, 2010

    God has spoken and he has called on the nation of Haiti. Let’s all pray one for each other in this time of need.

  5. sadden
    January 14, 2010

    sad sad,seeing all this makes my day sad,and it hurts.hope that the help haiti is getting will save more lives.rip sweet child.

  6. Denise
    January 14, 2010

    I am still in disbelief and so saddened by it all. The image of a man carrying his dead daughter made me weep. Lord please help them. I trust and hope that everyone who can help do help in any way.

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