Protests Erupt in Port-au-Prince to Demand Haitian President's Resignation

Nicole Rojas
Jun 14, 2019 - 5:00

Thousands of Haitians took to the streets of Port-au-Prince on June 9 to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse over allegations of corruption. The president’s ousting has been the focus of months of protest. Protestors, led by demonstrators on motorcycles, flooded the capital’s city center and built barricades of burning tires, Al Jazeera reported. Opposition parties and civil society groups organized the rallies after government auditors uncovered additional evidence of large-scale...

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