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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Crowds Swarm U.S. Embassy in Haiti” – below is their description.
In a sign of mounting fear and desperation in Haiti, a large crowd has gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince Friday.
An estimated one thousand people flocked to the grounds around the building, following unsubstantiated rumours on radio and social media that the U.S. will be handing out humanitarian visas.
Wednesday’s assassination of President Jovenel Moise’s has turned what was already a country in turmoil into a nation running scared.Bloomberg Quicktake: Now YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Haiti
Jean-Jacques Dessalines (later Emperor Jacques I), defeated Napoleon Bonaparte’s forces and declared Haiti’s sovereignty on 1 January 1804.
Haiti became the only state in history established by a successful slave revolt. Apart from Alexandre Pétion, the first President of the Republic, all of Haiti’s first leaders were former slaves.