Haiti: General Strike in Port-au-Prince as Protesters Call for President to Resign

HeadlineJul 10, 2018
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In Haiti, workers launched a general strike Monday, shutting down the capital Port-au-Prince, amid ongoing anti-austerity protests nationwide. The protests began Friday, when the government tried to dramatically raise fuel prices at the behest of the International Monetary Fund. This is Haitian protester Francois Anelson.

Francois Anelson: “I think that President Jovenel Moïse should step down because of his incompetence—above all, because he makes bad decisions. In this case, he should leave as soon as possible.”

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