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Unrest in Haiti

Resistance fighter
A resistance fighter stands guard outside the destroyed police station, which was taken over last Thursday, as a crowd forms. They say they will kill anyone who tries to take control from them and are asking for outside intervention. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Worship
A group worships in the center of Gonaives, on a day of celebration five days after rebels sieged power from government police. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Haitian boy
A young Haitian boy stands in front of the police station that was taken over by rebel forces last Thursday, then burned and looted. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Destruction
Opposition forces destroyed the main police station in Gonaives, Haiti after running the police out of town and sieging power. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Resistance fighter
A resistance fighter stands guard outside the destroyed police station. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Opposition
Members of the opposition force patrol the streets. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Roadblocks
A series of roadblocks, some of them burning, clutter the main route through the town of Gonaives, Haiti, which also serves as the main north/south highway. Commercial trucks and buses have not been allowed to pass through, cutting off food supplies in the north. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Looted
A Haitian stands on top of a burned and looted vehicle parked at a gas station in the center of Gonaives. Many vehicles were destroyed in the recent violence and are now used as road blocks. Traffic can not move through the town leaving no way for food to reach northern cities in Haiti. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Rebels
Members of the opposition force, who took control of the town of Gonaives last Thursday, remain in power five days later. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Burning
A Haitian girl carries her goods past burning tires in the center of Port-au-Prince, where a group of pro-Aristide supporters gathered. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Pro-Aristide supporters
Pro-Aristide demonstrators dance through the streets of Port-au-Prince in a show of support for the president. Leaders of Haiti’s main opposition groups called off a planned march, saying they refused to be drawn into a violent confrontation. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Woman and son
A Haitian woman carries her son to school past a blockade of burning tires erected in the center of Port-au-Prince by supporters of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
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