Haiti’s president defies violent protests, will not step down

FILE PHOTO - Haiti's President Jovenel Moise and first lady Martine Moise attend an event in memory of people killed in a devastating earthquake in 2010, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti January 12, 2019. REUTERS/Jeanty Junior Augustin

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti‚Äôs President Jovenel Moise struck a combative note on Thursday in his first address since violent protests flared in the capital, defying calls for his ouster but urging dialogue to address soaring inflation and alleged misuse of funds. Thousands of demonstrators have been calling for days for Moise to resign and for […]

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