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Protesters digging up coffins in Arcahaie, says pastor

Staff Writer

Haiti Sentinel

ARCAHAIE, Haiti ( – Protests in the town of Arcahaie took their movements to another dimension on Tuesday with the unearthing of the dead.

A pastor in the city said coffins had been dug up as form of civil disobedience. He spoke in an interview with a journalist from Vision 2000 where he added that the stench from the decomposing has irritated many residents in the area.

He called on the Martelly administration to take back a legislative decision as a decree and creating five new communes.

Two vehicles were burned and made to block Route National 1 on Tuesday as traditional demonstrations of discontent still continue.

Arcahaiens are calling for the retreat of an executive order taken by President Michel Martelly to create a new commune sectioning off the beaches and coast line from the city of the flag.

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