protests in Haiti are at least two other people were killed. In addition, a Journalist of a shot in the Arm was hit, according to the news Agency HPN on Wednesday (local time) reported.

a week after the beginning of the protests of thousands of people took again to the streets to demonstrate for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. Since the beginning of the protests last Thursday, according to the media, at least seven people did not report to have been killed, an official number, there were at first but.

Several diplomatic missions decided to HPN to bring information, family members of Embassy employees in safety. The US state Department had requested the departure of children. In addition, the representation of the European Union in Port-au-Prince, have decided to bring the family members in the Dominican Republic.

protesters erected again the road blocks and threw stones at police officers. The police pushed back the people with tear gas. The inter-American Commission on human rights (IACHR) expressed a message of concern about the Situation in Haiti. The organization called on the state government to start a dialogue and to respect human rights, in order to find a peaceful solution. The fronts between the Opposition and the government, under Moise are hardened. So far the Opposition has refused talks until the President leaves office.

The public life has come since the beginning of the violent protests largely to a standstill. Schools remained closed, public transport is partially set. Some parts of the city, in Port-au-Prince are completely blocked. The protesters accuse the government to have money from a relief Fund is misappropriated, this is supposed to be for reconstruction after the devastating earthquake of 2010. In the quake, hundreds of thousands of people were killed.

Haiti is considered the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. The state is largely of aid payments from foreign countries is dependent, in addition to the rampant corruption is also a crime of violence is a big Problem. Haiti is located in the West of the island of Hispaniola, on the Eastern half of the Dominican Republic, which is politically stable.


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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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