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Hearing Set in Drug Case for Haitian Politician, Coup Leader

A former Haitian coup leader and recent senator-elect is due for a U.S. court hearing on federal drug trafficking charges. Guy Philippe is scheduled to enter a formal plea Friday morning in Miami. Philippe was flown to the U.S. to face the longstanding charges after his arrest last week in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince during a live radio show. The 48-year-old Philippe faces several drug charges, including conspiracy to import cocaine into the U.S. He has long maintained his...

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