Thousands Demand Resignation Of Haitian President Martelly

Nov 22, 2013

Monday was a national holiday marking Haiti's fight for independence, but many marked the day by protesting against corruption and delays in legislative and local elections under Haitian President Michel Martelly (center).
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On our rundown: violent protests by thousands against Haitian President Michel Martelly, the Dominican Republic’s decision to strip the citizenship of Dominicans of Haitian descent, and allegations that the Fort Lauderdale and Miami Gardens police are engaging in racial profiling. Plus: we look at how the Miami Book Fair has grown since it began 30 years ago.

Join host Tom Hudson as he speaks with Jacqueline Charles, Julie Brown and Patricia Mazzei of the Miami Herald; Tim Padgett, Christine di Mattei and Wilson Sayre of WLRN-Miami Herald News; Kyle Swenson of the New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Brian Bandell of the South Florida Business Journal. And share your comments and questions here during a live chat at noon.