Scenes of looting unfold as demonstrations that started as protests became riots this week, multiplying in Port-au-Prince and different areas of Haiti and resulting in the loss of life of at the very least one individual.
The shift passed off Wednesday, across the identical time a crowd headed by Jimmy “Barbecue” Chèrizier took to the streets of the capital to commit acts of “dechoukaj,” the Creole phrase for “uprooting” meaning eliminating a system or group to begin anew.
The Chèrizier mob, accompanied by a rara band, sang and shouted that they’re hungry and threatened to loot the outlets.
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