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Haiti Extends State Of Emergency In Capital For A Month

The government, which has lost control to the gangs across large parts of the city, published the degree in the official gazette.


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Haiti on Thursday extended a state of emergency in the capital Port-au-Prince for one month as authorities struggle to rein in powerful armed gangs who are demanding the prime minister resign.

The government, which has lost control to the gangs across large parts of the city, published the degree in the official gazette.

AFP