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Protesters Bar Haiti’s President from Visiting Historic Site

Haiti’s embattled president was forced on Thursday to hold a private ceremony amid heavy security for what is usually a public celebration of one of the country’s founding fathers.

Jovenel Moise and other officials appeared at the National Pantheon Museum in downtown Port-au-Prince as hundreds of armed police officers closed down the surrounding area while protesters who demanded his resignation began to gather nearby.

“This is not how a government should be functioning,” said Mario Terrain, who is 29 and unemployed. “The president is in hiding.”

Moise did not speak to reporters and left after the brief ceremony to commemorate read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com