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Haiti situation worsens as confluence of crises dominate the nation

Demonstrators fill the streets during a protest to reject an international military force requested by the government and to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Odelyn Joseph/AP)
Demonstrators fill the streets during a protest to reject an international military force requested by the government and to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Odelyn Joseph/AP)

In Haiti, residents continue to face a series of crises that is becoming deadlier by the day including food shortages, gang violence and a cholera outbreak. There is slow progress from the global community, spearheaded by the United Nations Security Council. But what do Haitians want as a way out of the crisis?

Garry Pierre-Pierre, Pulitzer-Prize-winning Haitian-American journalist, is the  founder of the Haitian Times and a journalism lecturer at The City University of New York. He joins Here & Now guest host Lisa Mullins to discuss the latest and what Haitians want to see next.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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