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A protester adds tires to a burning barricade during a protest march to demand answers after the kidnapping and murder of high school senior Evelyne Sincère, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. The young woman was found in a trash heap Sunday after relatives said they were unable to pay the large ransom demanded by her captors. Human rights groups contend the incident highlights the nation’s worsening security crisis. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

Hundreds march in Haiti after outrage over student's slaying

Nov. 5, 2020 8:58 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hundreds of protesters – many dressed in school uniforms – marched through the streets of Haiti’s capital Thursday to demand answers after the kidnapping and killing of a young woman that has incensed the nation. High school senior Evelyne Sincère was...

A protester walks past burning barricades during a protest demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The country is currently experiencing a political impasse without a parliament and is now run entirely by decree under Moise. ( AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

Haitian police, protesters clash; president calls for unity

Oct. 17, 2020 3:09 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian police on Saturday fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters who blocked roads and set fires in the capital, Port-au-Prince. Several people were injured. It was the latest unrest during more than a year of protests calling for the...

A bystander is assisted by police after officers fired tear gas to disperse a protest demanding justice for a student demonstrator who was gunned down and killed by police the previous week at the university where students were protesting on campus for government teaching jobs in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

1 killed as Haitian college students protest earlier death

Oct. 5, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A couple hundred university students blocked roads and burned cars Monday as they clashed with police in Haiti’s capital while protesting the killing of a fellow student at a demonstration last week. Grégory Saint-Hilaire was killed Friday in front of a university...