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Haiti unrest: Shops and police station looted as thousands protest

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Haiti amid violent protest against President Jovenel Moïse.

A police station was looted and stripped bare, and shops and banks were attacked in the capital, Port-au-Prince. Police responded by firing tear gas and live ammunition.

Fuel shortages, rising prices and allegations of government corruption have fuelled weeks of protest.

Mr Moïse cancelled his speech at the UN this week to appeal for calm.

His address to the nation on Wednesday has failed to end the violence in one of the Americas’ poorest nations. Continue reading

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Sep. 28, 2019

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