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Video of Delimart Plaza being looted by demonstrators in Port-au-Prince

Here is an amazing video of Delimart Plaza in Delmas 32, Route de Delmas during the protest over fuel price increase on July 7, 2018. Delimart was founded by Dr. Reginald Boulos in 2000. It is one of the biggest super market chain in Port-au-Prince. The address is Delmas 32, Port-au-Prince, Haiti,

Recently on July 6, 2018, when everybody was enjoying the world cup football quarterfinal matches, the Haitian Commerce and Economic Ministry issued a joint statement announcing an increase of 38%, 47% and 51% price for gasoline, diesel, and kerosene respectively. Major protests erupted on Friday in the country with demonstrators using burning tires and barricades to block major streets across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien. Dozens of shops were looted and burned. Cars were set ablaze. At least four people were killed.

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PHTK protest in St Mark aborted due to lack of Participation

It is normal that people do not want to associate themselves with a loosing team. This is probably what explains the cancellation of a protest organized by PHTL and the supporters of Jovenel Moise on January 28 in St Mark. A protest march organized by PHTK supporters was programmed to begin at 10:00AM on January 28 at Freedom boulevard in St Mark; however, it was cancelled due to lack of participation. Franky Christmas who is the regional Coordinator of PHTK was unable to explain why supporters did not show up. He promised that the mobilization will continue in the future.

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Haiti protests start with Damballah-Wedo Voodoo Symbol, campfire

Have you ever noticed that the majority of protests in Haiti often starts one way. Someone will draw in the middle of the street the Voodoo Symbol in Haitian language called Damballah-Wedo, then a campfire will be set right in the middle of the sign where people participate in song turning around the fire. I am trying to understand the meaning of all that. Anyone with some knowledge, please share with us. In Haitian Voodoo, Damballah-Wedo is viewed as a loving father to the world and associated with creation. However, in many protests in Haiti, we find lots of destruction. How do you explain that?

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CIMO officers shot during Haiti Protest

At least two policemen have been injured after clashes erupted between opposition supporters and police forces during a protest against presidential election results in Port-au-Prince. It was reported that the CIMO officer received the bullet in the belly. He was taking to a truck, head wrapped and later observed getting out of the car on his own. The protest yesterday was erupted following the final results of the first round of the presidential elections that were released on Monday by the CEP. The CEP has announced that Jovenel Moise and Jude Celestin had come out as the two top winners of the first round of the presidential election.

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FLASH - Protest on Friday, one death, several cars on fire

The pressure on the CEP was intensified yesterday (Friday, November 21, 2015) as thousands of Haitians continue to demand that last month's presidential election be annulled. The protest that started peacefully turned violent after they were attacked by government supporters who threw rocks, blocks and bottles. The clash resulted in one death, two cars burned to the ground, several injuries and lost of business merchandises. One of the major injuries involves a Haitian protester who was hit in the head with a machete. The report indicated that the cars were burned around Delmas 95. In addition, several street merchants lost their inventories as people were running for cover.

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Moise Jean Charles wounded during protest

Senator Steven Benoit was not the only one who had a difficult day yesterday. Senator Moise Jean Charles was also wounded during their confrontation with the police as he was protesting the decision of the CEP not have an independent panel to investigate allegation of fraud during the past election. According to Moise this is a grave incident that took place yesterday. This was a quiet manifestation and the moment he was ready to speak to the crowd, Police opened fire. He also stated that the government is the one responsible for creating an atmosphere of panic in the country. They have a mission to fight. Stand up and fight

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Protest and Violence marking Novemver 18, 2015VIDEO

Here is a some video footing for the day of the Battle of Vertiere. It was marked by mass protest and manifestation against the CEP as the polulation was denouncing the country's preliminary presidential results.

WATCH VIDEO: Violent protests marking November 18 over preliminary election results

An exit poll revealed a curious feature because a little over 6% of voters had said that they have voted for the government-backed candidate Jovenel Moise, placing him on the fourth. Surprisingly, when the result was out, he came to the top with 32.8 % of the votes. However, it is a fact that exit polls are not always accurate indicators.

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Opposition to disrupt economic activities in Haiti for the Holiday season

Street demonstration against the government of Michel Martelly will intensify during Christmas and new year holidays in Haiti. The radical opposition and Fanmi Lavalas stated that there will be no truce as they intend to disrupt all economic activities in Haiti during the period.

Street protests have already been scheduled for December 24 and 25, as well as January 1, 2015, to demand the resignation of President Michel Martelly from power

Kreyol Pale, Kreyol Kompran

Mezanmi, samble nou aprale passe yon move Nwel an Ayiti. Opozisyion-a decide pou Nwel ak Premye Janjie pa psee bien di tou. Yo deja programe manifestasyon pou 24, 25 Decem ak Premye Janvie nan payi-a

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Vle Pa Vle, Fo Lale, an Ongoing Theme in Haitian Protest

Have you ever noticed that more than 90 percent of protests and manifestations in Haiti is about one thing, the complete removal of the current government. What you often hear during Haitian protests are "Vle Vle, Fo Lale" or "Rache Manyok-ou Bay Ter-a Blanch". This has been the history in Haiti.

Have they been successful with Vle Pa Vle, Fo Lale?
Very much so. So far, I have witnessed many of their wishes to be met. They have been able to get ride of some people in position of power. One thing I have not seen however is an improvement on the lives of the people who put so much efforts in forcing these changes. They burn tires, break car windows,

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Opposition plans Big Demonstrations October 26, 2014, Proposed election Day

Expect life to be very difficult this Sunday, October 26, 2014, as the opposition plans huge street protest in several cities in Haiti. This was the date the election was expected to be held; however, due to ongoing conflicts between the executive and some Senators, it was not possible.

Organizers of the Demonstration have demanded that the participants take their identification card and a red card for "vote". The red card is to be issued to the government of Martelly

Kreyol Pale, Kreyol Kompran

Mezanmi, jodi 26 Oktob sa, si manman pitit pa beswin, li pa dwe soti nan lary-a. Moun opozisyon yo di yo prale soty pou yo bay Gouvenman Martelly sa "Kat Rouj".

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