STORY UPDATE (8/17) — In response to The Haitian Times request for comment on the original story, Citigroup did not directly address the specific demand by protesters to return the “stolen gold” to Haiti. It provided the following background based on its records.

Citi performed a search of our historical archives, and we found that:

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Leonardo March is Brooklyn-based visual journalist from Puerto Rico and a Report for America corps member

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