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PetroCaribe: 14 Organizations in Miami Protest in Solidarity with Movements in Haiti

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A group of community organizations in South Florida held a rally on Saturday, November 16 in Miami to show solidarity with the many sectors of Haitian society that have called for systematic change in Haiti.

The rally began at 5:00 PM at the Toussaint Louverture Statue on the Corner of North Miami Avenue and 62 Street.

Haiti has been in a standstill nearing 10 weeks. All sectors of Haitian society, business, religious, political and the youth have been protesting for the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse, accountability on financial crimes and an overhaul of the political system.

The groups in Miami are especially decrying daily killings and disappearances of protesters and journalists. The Jovenel Moïse administration has been cited for repression by Amnesty International and numerous human rights reports implicate them in using terrorist gangs to massacre citizens.

As millions have taken to the streets asking for change, accountability, and a stop to massacres and human rights abuses in Haiti, the Miami organizations join those in Canada, New York and others to say with a loud voice: We stand with the Haitian people, We stand for change!

Organizations that supported the rally were, Family Action Network Movement, Sant La (Haitian Neighborhood Center), Veye Yo, Ayiti Toma, Haitian American Community Development Coalition (HACDC), Haitian American Professional Coalition (HAPC), Florida Immigrant Coalition, New Florida Majority, We Count, 350 South Florida, Association of Exchange and Development of Activities & Partnerships (AEDAP), South Florida Progressive Jewish Action, Labor Community Alliance of South Florida and FANM In Action.

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PetroCaribe: 14 Organizations in Miami Protest in Solidarity with Movements in Haiti