Haiti: Violence, Massive Protests, Strikes and a President Unwilling to Leave

Hospital employees go on strike. Fights between rival gangs persist; opposition considers an alliance with the government. Violent protests by police officers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Haiti continues in a state of emergency. The wave of violence by rival gangs and security forces persists.

In addition to the enduring massive protests by large sections of the population against the government of President Jovenel Moïse and against insecurity, employees of the state-run University Hospital are now on strike. Their main complaints are the low and inadequate salary and the difficult working conditions.

Furthermore, supplies such as sterilization materials and equipment . . .

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