Standing guard
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Restoring Order

A U.S. Marine stands guard in front of the National Palace as a group of Marines enters the compound. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
A dead man shot for looting food lies in an industrial park in the port area of Port-au-Prince. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Two U.S. Marines take up position as road barricades are moved from the city center. The Marines spent the day clearing the roads of debris left by pro-Aristide supporters who were trying to defend the city from a rebel attack. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
A man sits on a streetcorner in downtown Port-au-Prince where Marines spent part of the day removing road barriers. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
A worker washes soot off a wall at a Port-au- Prince car dealership. Looters set fire to the business as civil authority dissolved during and after the revolt against Aristide. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Marines stand on the steps of the National Palace in downtown Port-au-Prince. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
A man rests as a U.S. Marine stands guard while others work to remove a roadblock in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Three caged parrots being sold sit by the side of the road in downtown Port-au-Prince as Marines stop to remove a roadblock. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
A young man takes a bath in the street where a water pipe was leaking, with U.S. Marines in the background. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)