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 “Peyi lòk” style protests, one deadly, spread in Haiti

Protesters barricaded roads in various areas of Haiti’s capital — including along the main road Rue Capois Lalue, Canapé-Vert, Bois-Verna, Delmas, Pétion-Ville and Bourdon. The roadblocks made of burning tires, tree branches, concrete and all kinds of objects placed in the middle of the streets had paralyzed traffic in the major roads. Protesters were angry at skyrocketing crime, the fuel shortage crisis and the rising cost of living,