Protests and turmoil erupt in Haiti — Twitter-based coverage from Lorin Mallorie

Asheville-based journalist Lorin Mallorie posted Twitter observations from Haiti regarding the breakdown of order on Nov. 18. These tweets were sent between 2:50 and 3 p.m. that day. More recent tweets appear in the Twitter-feed box below.

Rumors of an “earthquake” from 11-18th, now clearly a cover for protest trouble.
Cholera protests erupt in Port-au-Prince, UN reportedly throws tear gas into tent camp across from capital.
english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2010/11/20101118173955660861.html
Phone call from Cap-Haitian calling it a “war”.
If the function of the UN is keeping peace, seems like they should just go.
Protestors reported burning tires and throwing stones at foreigners cars.

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One thought on “Protests and turmoil erupt in Haiti — Twitter-based coverage from Lorin Mallorie

  1. Scotty_Mack

    Sad that this is one of the best news sources about Haiti. It’s past time Haitians had another revolution to throw out their US and UN colonial masters.

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