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Haiti unrest: Protesters forced back from president’s home

Thousands of anti-government protesters in Haiti have clashed with police who stopped them marching on the home of President Jovenel Moïse.

Weeks of protests over an economic crisis have been further inflamed by the killing of a prominent journalist who had been covering demonstrations.

Néhémie Joseph was found dead in his car with gunshot wounds on Thursday.

Protesters are demanding Mr Moïse’s resignation, blaming him for fuel shortages and worsening inflation.

On Friday they burned tires and spilled oil on the streets, chanting “out with Jovenel”. Loudspeakers blasted music with anti-government lyrics. 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.
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Oct. 12, 2019

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