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Haitian Official Loses Powerful Post After Barring LGBTQ Event

A powerful government commissioner has been transferred from Haiti's capital to a far smaller city shortly after prohibiting the launch of an LGBTQ festival. Haiti's justice ministry says the jurisdiction of Commissioner Jean Danton Leger has been moved from Port-au-Prince to the south coast town of Jacmel.   Authorities didn't provide a reason for the transfer. But it was announced a day after Leger issued an order to stop a Port-au-Prince cultural festival celebrating...

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