About two thousand people took to the streets of Haiti's capital on Monday to protest comments attributed to US President Donald Trump about the nation being a "sh*thole" country, which caused uproar in the world's first independent black republic.
Numerous protesters carried posters of the USA president with an anus where his mouth was supposed to be, Reuters reported.
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"Trump is a vulgar racist, and a racist is a very poor-minded person", demonstrator Marvel Joseph told Reuters.
The protesters were reacting to reports that Mr. Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations as "sh-hole countries" during a Oval Office meeting on immigration earlier this month.
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-I know why President Trump doesn't like Haiti. "It's the mother of liberty", Civil said in an interview with Reuters Thursday night as he kissed the Haitian flag.
The demonstration came after Haiti's government condemned the reported Trump remarks, which were also criticized by the Haitian ambassador in Washington.
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"President Trump insulted Haiti", O'Brien says in the clip, "so I thought it was only fair to give Haitians a chance to return the favor".