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July 11, 1987 | WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writer
Thousands of Haitians marched through the streets of this capital Friday, demanding the ouster of Haiti's military-led provisional government. Many shouted slogans against the United States, which supports the government, and cheers for the Communist Party, which helped organize the protest march.
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July 11, 1987 | WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writer
Thousands of Haitians marched through the streets of this capital Friday, demanding the ouster of Haiti's military-led provisional government. Many shouted slogans against the United States, which supports the government, and cheers for the Communist Party, which helped organize the protest march.
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July 11, 1987 | WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writer
The "57 Organizations," a national coalition of activist groups and grass-roots organizations, has emerged as a major force in the struggle for Haitian power. By paralyzing Haiti for six days over the last two weeks with a general strike against the military-led provisional government, the coalition demonstrated formidable strength and tenacity. The 57 Organizations organized Friday's nationwide demonstrations as a "plebiscite" to show popular demand for a change of government.
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July 11, 1987 | WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writer
The "57 Organizations," a national coalition of activist groups and grass-roots organizations, has emerged as a major force in the struggle for Haitian power. By paralyzing Haiti for six days over the last two weeks with a general strike against the military-led provisional government, the coalition demonstrated formidable strength and tenacity. The 57 Organizations organized Friday's nationwide demonstrations as a "plebiscite" to show popular demand for a change of government.
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