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Anti-Moïse protests grip US and Haiti, with rallies in multiple cities

By Sam Bojarski and Onz Chery

[Editor’s Note: Update to earlier story published 1/14/21]

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Members of the Haitian diaspora in New York City and surrounding areas gathered at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Jan. 15 to protest Haitian President Jovenel Moise and his intention to remain in office beyond Feb. 7. Photo by Leonardo March

Protesters on Friday occupied the courtyard outside the main entrance to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, chanting “Jovenel must go” and waving Haitian flags. The group of more than 40 protesters denounced the embattled Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and his enablers, in solidarity with others throughout the United States and Haiti. 

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Jan. 15, 2021