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At least 4 wounded by gunshots during protest in Haiti

Nov. 18, 2019 5:54 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti’s capital Monday after a speech by embattled President Jovenel Moise. Several hundred people were marching from the Delmas to Petionville neighborhoods when shots were fired from nearby....

Is boom, then slump, behind fiery Latin American protests?

Oct. 24, 2019 5:03 AM EDT

Chile is one of the richest countries in the region. Haiti is the poorest. Ecuador has a centrist government. Bolivia's is socialist. Yet, from Port-au-Prince to Santiago, furious demonstrators were marching this week to demand fundamental change, part of a wave of often-violent protests that has set tires,...

Haiti: Gunshots wound 7 men setting up protest roadblock

Oct. 21, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian police said seven young men were shot and wounded early Monday as they set up a roadblock as part of protests in the southern city of Jacmel. Marc-André Cadostin, director of the southeast department of the National Police, said two of the men, ages 20 and 25, were...

A look at the protests roiling Haiti

Sep. 30, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators set fires Monday and chanted calls for Haiti's president Jovenel Moise to resign, the latest in a series of protests aimed at pushing Moise from office. Several people were wounded by gunfire, including a radio journalist. Here's a look at what's...

Protesters in Haiti burn businesses in push to oust leader

Sep. 27, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters seeking to oust President Jovenel Moise attacked businesses and government buildings across Haiti Friday, creating chaos on the streets after a weeks-long shutdown of vital services that has damaged the country's ailing economy and shaken the president's...

AP photographer wounded as senator fires gun during protest

Sep. 23, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An Associated Press photographer was wounded Monday in a shooting that erupted outside Haiti's Senate when a senator from the governing party fired a pistol during a confrontation with opposition protesters. Dieu-Nalio Chery was hit in the jaw by what appeared to be a fragment...