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Haitian Gangs Combat Demonstrators

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Haitian Gangs Combat Demonstrators

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Haitian Gangs Combat Demonstrators

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In Haiti, protests for and against the government of President Jean Bertrande Aristide have become a daily occurrence. And so have attacks on demonstrators by armed gangs called "chimere" in Creole. NPR's Gerry Hadden met one gang leader inside Port-au-Prince's vast seaside slum called Cite Soleil, and has this profile of a chimere and his neighborhood.