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Braving Barricades, Tourists Make a Run for Port-au-Prince

Two loud knocks on their wooden hotel room doors at 2:30 a.m. alerted 16 Haitian-American tourists visiting their native country that it was time to pack up and go.  Their trip had begun seven days prior in Cap-Haitien, in Haiti’s north, and had abruptly halted in Marigot, a rural town an hour’s drive outside of Jacmel in the south, after violent protests erupted nationwide in reaction to the government’s gas price hike. Under the cover of darkness, they grabbed...

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