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A woman shouts anti-government slogans during a protest organized by friends and relatives of Biana Velizaire, who was kidnapped and held for several days by gang members, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. Haitian police on Monday launched a special operation in response to the recent surge of kidnappings conducted by gangs. AP
A woman shouts anti-government slogans during a protest organized by friends and relatives of Biana Velizaire, who was kidnapped and held for several days by gang members, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. Haitian police on Monday launched a special operation in response to the recent surge of kidnappings conducted by gangs. AP
Women walk next to a mural with the portrait of the assassinated president of Haiti Jovenel Moïse in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP
Women walk next to a mural with the portrait of the assassinated president of Haiti Jovenel Moïse in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP
A view of the densely populated Jalousie neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. AP
A view of the densely populated Jalousie neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. AP
A woman waits for a public transportation in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, late afternoon, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. AP
A woman waits for a public transportation in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, late afternoon, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. AP
A man climbs a truck while loading charcoal into the bed of a truck in a popular market in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP
A man climbs a truck while loading charcoal into the bed of a truck in a popular market in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP
A man pushes a wheelbarrow carrying the carcass of a pig through a street market in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP
A man pushes a wheelbarrow carrying the carcass of a pig through a street market in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP
Vendor Celestine poses for a photo while taking a break in her butcher stand in a popular market in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP
Vendor Celestine poses for a photo while taking a break in her butcher stand in a popular market in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. AP
A woman selling greens waits for customers in the Croix des Bosalles market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. The floor of the market is thick with decomposing trash and, in some places, small fires of burning trash. AP
A woman selling greens waits for customers in the Croix des Bosalles market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. The floor of the market is thick with decomposing trash and, in some places, small fires of burning trash. AP
A vendor fries a batch of plantains at a market in the La Saline neighborhood near the main port entrance, partially burned by a gang two years ago, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. There could be as many as 100 gangs in Port-au-Prince; no one has an exact count and allegiances often are violently fluid. AP
A vendor fries a batch of plantains at a market in the La Saline neighborhood near the main port entrance, partially burned by a gang two years ago, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. There could be as many as 100 gangs in Port-au-Prince; no one has an exact count and allegiances often are violently fluid. AP
A woman packs charcoal to sell at a market in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. Deportees join thousands of fellow Haitians who have been displaced from their homes, pushed out by violence to take up residence in crowded schools, churches, sports centers and makeshift camps among ruins. AP
A woman packs charcoal to sell at a market in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. Deportees join thousands of fellow Haitians who have been displaced from their homes, pushed out by violence to take up residence in crowded schools, churches, sports centers and makeshift camps among ruins. AP
Vendors shred cabbage in the Croix des Bosalles market, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. The city's main food market extends from the southern entrance of the port to the parliament, on ground where enslaved people were sold before independence. To enter the market today, one must walk through a gang gauntlet. AP
Vendors shred cabbage in the Croix des Bosalles market, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. The city's main food market extends from the southern entrance of the port to the parliament, on ground where enslaved people were sold before independence. To enter the market today, one must walk through a gang gauntlet. AP
Workers carry dough to make bread inside the Bongu bakery in the Bel Air neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
Workers carry dough to make bread inside the Bongu bakery in the Bel Air neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
A worker gets dressed to be ready to start his work day at the Bongu bakery in the Bel Air neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
A worker gets dressed to be ready to start his work day at the Bongu bakery in the Bel Air neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
A street vendor balances on his head a container filled with flat bread as he waits for customers in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. AP
A street vendor balances on his head a container filled with flat bread as he waits for customers in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. AP
A teacher writes on a blackboard during a class in Sante Bernadette school, inside Fort Dimanche, once a prison where the late Haitian dictator Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier imprisoned his enemies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021. AP
A teacher writes on a blackboard during a class in Sante Bernadette school, inside Fort Dimanche, once a prison where the late Haitian dictator Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier imprisoned his enemies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021. AP
Students write in their notebooks while attending a class at Sante Bernadette school, inside Fort Dimanche, once a prison where late dictator Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier imprisoned his enemies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. This week the school year began in Haiti. AP
Students write in their notebooks while attending a class at Sante Bernadette school, inside Fort Dimanche, once a prison where late dictator Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier imprisoned his enemies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. This week the school year began in Haiti. AP
A man shines a student's shoes before entering to Lycée National school in the Petion Ville district of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
A man shines a student's shoes before entering to Lycée National school in the Petion Ville district of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
A man walks past to a public bus featuring a portrait of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. AP
A man walks past to a public bus featuring a portrait of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. AP
People push and shove as they try to get their tanks filled with gasoline at a gas station in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. AP
People push and shove as they try to get their tanks filled with gasoline at a gas station in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. AP
Internally displaced people due to violence sleep inside a school converted into a shelter in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Deportees join thousands of fellow Haitians who have been displaced from their homes, pushed out by violence to take up residence in crowded schools, churches, sports centers and makeshift camps among ruins. AP
Internally displaced people due to violence sleep inside a school converted into a shelter in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Deportees join thousands of fellow Haitians who have been displaced from their homes, pushed out by violence to take up residence in crowded schools, churches, sports centers and makeshift camps among ruins. AP
People displaced by gang violence occupy a school turned into a long-term shelter, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Deportees join thousands of fellow Haitians who have been displaced from their homes, pushed out by violence to take up residence in crowded schools, churches, sports centers and makeshift camps among ruins. AP
People displaced by gang violence occupy a school turned into a long-term shelter, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Deportees join thousands of fellow Haitians who have been displaced from their homes, pushed out by violence to take up residence in crowded schools, churches, sports centers and makeshift camps among ruins. AP
A woman feeds her infant son in a shelter for internally displaced people due to violence, at a school converted into a shelter, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Officials say the gangs' fight over territory in Port-au-Prince has forced hundreds of families to abandon burned or ransacked homes in impoverished communities, with many of them staying in gymnasiums and other temporary shelters that are running out of water, food and items like blankets and clothes. AP
A woman feeds her infant son in a shelter for internally displaced people due to violence, at a school converted into a shelter, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Officials say the gangs' fight over territory in Port-au-Prince has forced hundreds of families to abandon burned or ransacked homes in impoverished communities, with many of them staying in gymnasiums and other temporary shelters that are running out of water, food and items like blankets and clothes. AP
A woman feeds her infant son in a shelter for internally displaced people due to violence, at a school converted into a shelter, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Officials say the gangs' fight over territory in Port-au-Prince has forced hundreds of families to abandon burned or ransacked homes in impoverished communities, with many of them staying in gymnasiums and other temporary shelters that are running out of water, food and items like blankets and clothes. AP
A woman feeds her infant son in a shelter for internally displaced people due to violence, at a school converted into a shelter, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Officials say the gangs' fight over territory in Port-au-Prince has forced hundreds of families to abandon burned or ransacked homes in impoverished communities, with many of them staying in gymnasiums and other temporary shelters that are running out of water, food and items like blankets and clothes. AP
People chant anti-government slogans during a protest organized by friends and relatives of Biana Velizaire, who was kidnapped and held for several days by gang members, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
People chant anti-government slogans during a protest organized by friends and relatives of Biana Velizaire, who was kidnapped and held for several days by gang members, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
A man blocks an avenue with a table during a protest organized by friends and relatives of Biana Velizaire, who was kidnapped and held for several days by gang members, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
A man blocks an avenue with a table during a protest organized by friends and relatives of Biana Velizaire, who was kidnapped and held for several days by gang members, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. AP
An unfinished coffin sits outside a carpentry shop near an area controlled by gangs in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. AP
An unfinished coffin sits outside a carpentry shop near an area controlled by gangs in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. AP
Choi Won-suk wschoi@koreatimes.co.kr


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