Youri Chevry, from Barikad Crew to Mayor of Port-au-Prince
Here is a picture of the former manager of the musical group Barikad Crew, Youri Chevry. In this picture, he is seen with Anick Francois, He was installed as the new mayor of Port-au-Prince. Youri Chevry does understand that the job of a mayor, specially that of a mayor of Port-au-Prince is extremely difficult.
On June 28, 2016, Youri Chevry (born October 14, 1967), the former manager of the musical group Barikad Crew has been installed as the new Mayor of the capital city, Port-au-Prince. For those, who wanted to know whether he would continue with his band 'Barikad Crew', Sassoune, the person closest to him said, as the present mayor of Port-au-Prince, he has relinquished his management duties, but would continue his association with the band. In the late 1980's, Youri went to Brooklyn to study management and sound engineering. He came to the musical arena much before the Gracia Delva era. In 2003, he joined Konpa Factory, Inc. as a director. The company was responsible for booking and promoting Bel Jazz in Haiti. Youri lost his wife and 11-year-old daughter in the 2010 earthquake. In last October, when he was campaigning as a candidate for mayor of Port-au-Prince under LAPEH banner, Yuri with his Jeans, loose shirt sleeves looked much different from his other contenders in the political race. He talked in a calm, little hesitant way about his plan for the youths and the capital city. As the new mayor, he has promised to make Port-au-Prince a clean city, the safety and security of every citizen will be ensured with the support of PNH and MINUSTAH. The municipal administration will work to encourage and stimulate the return of businesses in the downtown Port-au-Prince.