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Carlos Dorestant, a 22-year-old motorcycle driver, said he saw the man next to him shot, apparently by police, as protesters dismantled a barrier near the U.N. office.

"We are asking everyone in charge to tell Jovenel to resign," he said, his shirt stained with blood. "The people are suffering."
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Several protesters held up signs asking the U.S. for help. "Trump give Haiti one chance" read one, while another quoted a tweet by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. A third referred to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who discussed the crisis with Haitians in Miami on Thursday.



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by Cat on Sat Oct 5th, 2019 at 04:35:17 PM EST
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VOA | Pelosi Discusses Haiti Crisis with Diaspora, 4 Oct
The speaker traveled to Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood to discuss Haiti's political crisis and hear the Haitian diaspora's concerns. Pelosi was joined by Florida Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, whose district includes Little Haiti. Fourteen members of the Congressional Black Caucus also attended the meeting.

Pelosi, whom Wilson introduced as "the most powerful woman in the world," received an enthusiastic welcome.



Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Oct 5th, 2019 at 05:29:39 PM EST
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun Oct 6th, 2019 at 02:43:41 PM EST
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