Haiti ‘Shocked and Outraged’ Over Reported Trump Remarks
Haitians reacted with outrage to reports that President Donald Trump used a vulgar remark to describe the country.
- Published 12 January 2018
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump used a vulgar remark to describe the country on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake, one of the deadliest disasters in modern history. President Jovenel Moise’s government issued a strongly worded statement at what it called a “racist” depiction of Haiti. “The Haitian government condemns in the strongest terms these abhorrent and obnoxious remarks which, if proven,…