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U.S. Embassy In Haiti Shuts Down Amid Anti-Trump Demonstration Sparked By Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Remarks

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U.S. Embassy In Haiti Shuts Down Amid Anti-Trump Demonstration Sparked By Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Remarks





The U.S. Embassy in Haiti was temporarily closed on Monday as demonstrators took to the streets in Port-au-Prince to protest President Trump after reports surfaced earlier this month that he referred to Haiti, El Salvador and some African nations as “shithole countries” during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers.

More than a 1,000 people marched toward the embassy, which was blocked off by barricades set up by Haitian police, The Associated Press reported.




Officers fired several rounds of tear gas after some protesters threw rocks at them during the demonstration, according to the AP.

Earlier this month, hundreds of protesters gathered near Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.




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