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Kidnapping of elderly man sparks protest in Port-au-Prince

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Port-au-Prince, Feb 16 (EFE).- The kidnapping of an elderly man in the Delmas 19 neighborhood in Haiti's capital led to a spontaneous protest on Tuesday by the victim's neighbors, which ended with the dispersion of some 150 people by the Haitian police using tear gas.The victim of the kidnapping is 74-year-old Vienne Dwane, a shopkeeper who residents see as a father figure.According to testimonies, he was taken away by individuals dressed in police uniforms on Monday afternoon. (Camera: MARIA MONTECELOS). SHOT LIST: AN ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTEST ON FEBRUARY 16, 2021, IN PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI.

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