Cite Soleil Haiti, sounds of gunshots after a long period of peace

It's has been a long time since anyone heard about trouble in Cite Soleil, an extremely impoverished and densely populated commune located in Port-au-Prince metropolitan area, but lately tension seems to be rising again.

PHOTO: Cite Soleil - Haiti Map
PHOTO: Cite Soleil - Haiti Map

According to news reports, many people in Cite Soleil woke up to the sounds of gunshots two nights ago and some community leaders in the area are worried about the future of the peace that has been longstanding.

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What is behind this sudden disturbance in Cite Soley?

This commune has been used by politicians very often in the past for political gain. Could this be happening again?

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