Riots in Gonaives

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Riots in Gonaives - Curfew enforced after Haiti rioting deaths...
Curfew enforced after Haiti rioting deaths PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (UPI> _ Soldiers enforced an overnight curfew today in Gonaives, Haiti's fifth largest city and the scene of two days of bloody riots against the iron-fisted government of .Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier. "The city is under milUary occupation at this moment," said a teacher who asked to remain anonymous late Thursday. Sources in the west coast city of Gonaives reported "numerous arrests arrests and several people dead," although it was impossible to determine determine how many. The disturbances were sparked Wednesday with the public beating of a woman by a policeman and expanded "into widespread demonstrations demonstrations against the government of Prcsident-lbr-Lifc Duvalier residents residents said.

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  1. Lubbock Evening Journal,
  2. 25 May 1984, Fri,
  3. Page 58

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