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Haitian Catholics march for political reform as protests spread

23 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE As Haiti entered a sixth week of violent anti-government protests over corruption and economic woes, Catholic leaders held a rare march on Tuesday calling for a resolution to the crisis that has paralysed the country and sweeping political reform.

Haiti opposition rejects president's assurances he will fight corruption

16 Oct 2019

HAVANA Haitian President Jovenel Moise said on Tuesday he was making moves to end the country's corrupt political and economic system, acknowledging one of the opposition's demands yet failing to convince protesters, who again took to the streets.

Singing and dancing, Haitians flock to streets in anti-government protest

14 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Thousands of Haitians packed the streets in Port-Au-Prince on Sunday to call for President Jovenel Moise's resignation, singing and dancing in a carnival-like protest led by artists after weeks of intensifying anti-government demonstrations.

Journalist's killing fuels ire of Haiti protesters

12 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE The killing of a journalist who had closely covered Haiti's political and economic crisis fuelled the anger of protesters on Friday, as they clashed with police and pressed calls for the president of the impoverished nation to resign.

Journalist's killing fuels ire of Haiti protesters

11 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 11 The killing of a journalist who had closely covered Haiti's political and economic crisis fueled protesters' anger on Friday as they marched by the thousands on the home of President Jovenel Moise to press their calls for his resignation.

What's behind Haiti's deadly protests, and possible outcomes

12 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, has been rocked by violent protests in the last month that have led schools, public offices and businesses to close and forced non-governmental organizations to suspend aid distribution.

Haitian protesters clash with police in new push for president's ouster

05 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Haitian opposition leaders led a large and mostly peaceful march in the capital on Friday as they called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, whom they blame for a deep economic and political crisis in the troubled Caribbean country.

Haitian police use tear gas, live ammunition to break protests

27 Sep 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Haitian police used tear gas and live ammunition on Friday to disperse increasingly violent protesters in the capital, witnesses said, as anger over the economic and political problems in the country grew.

Haiti's president calls for unity government, protesters demand resignation

25 Sep 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti's President Jovenel Moise called for a unity government in a rare address to the nation on Wednesday as he faced a brewing political crisis and intensifying protests after a ruling-party senator fired a pistol to disperse a crowd.

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