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Protests Over Evictions in Haiti Blocks Traffic

August 2, 2011

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The Associated Press: Protest over evictions in Haiti blocks traffic By TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press – 17 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Protesters pitched tents and laid down in the middle of one of the busiest streets in the Haitian capital Monday to protest efforts to remove them from a private lot where they […]

VIDEOS – Puerto Rico: Brutal Attack by PR Police on Student Protesters at Capitol

July 1, 2010

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Puerto Rican Police Quash Protest at State Capitol From Democracy Now Clashes erupted at the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan on Wednesday after police forcibly prevented protesters from attending a legislative session on the State budget. Officers used batons, physical force and pepper spray to block a large group that included many students seeking […]