By Garry Pierre-Pierre
Last week violence unseen in more than a decade erupted Port-au-Prince, the capital and other cities across the nation.
The first and obvious explanation for the violence is that a steep government mandated rise in the price of oil and transportation was the spark that created this explosion. While I agree that increase was what ignited this violence, to focus on it as the sole reason left the government off the hook.
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