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Nigerian UN peacekeepers stand inside the truck containing the ...

Nigerian UN peacekeepers stand inside the truck containing the body of a fellow soldier, identified in a forensics report as Nigerian Corporal Nagya Aminu, who had been killed earlier in the day on the street at a police station in Port-au-Prince, Saturday, April 12, 2008. The Nigerian soldier was dragged from his marked UN vehicle and fatally shot, U.N. police spokesman Fred Blaise said.

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

 

A U.N. police officer from Nigeria lies dead in a truck after ...

A U.N. police officer from Nigeria lies dead in a truck after being shot in the neighborhood of Bel-Air in Port-au-Prince April 12, 2008. The U.N. peacekeeper was shot to death in the Haitian capital on Saturday as tensions fueled by riots over food prices continued to simmer in the Caribbean country, a police officer and a Nigerian U.N. military officer said.

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (HAITI)

 

A man reacts among the remains of a destroyed clothing market ...

A man reacts among the remains of a destroyed clothing market in Port-au-Prince, Saturday, April 12, 2008. A UN police officer, identified in a forensics report as Nigerian Corporal Nagya Aminu, was dragged from a marked U.N. vehicle Saturday and shot fatally through the neck, U.N. police spokesman Fred Blaise said.

 (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

The remains of a Texaco gas station are seen in Petion-Ville ...

The remains of a Texaco gas station are seen in Petion-Ville (a suburb of Port-au-Prince) destroyed by demonstrators angry at the rocketing cost of living. Haiti’s prime minister was ousted Saturday in a no confidence vote after more than a week of violent demonstrations over rising food and fuel prices.

 (AFP/Thony Belizaire)

Haitian President Rene Preval speaks at a press conference in ...

Haitian President Rene Preval speaks at a press conference in Port-au-Prince. Preval unveiled a plan Saturday to cut the price of rice by 15 percent to stem deadly food riots that have cost the Caribbean island’s prime minister his job.

 (AFP/Thony Belizaire)

U.N. peacekeepers patrol at a destroyed clothing market in Port-au-Prince, ...

U.N. peacekeepers patrol at a destroyed clothing market in Port-au-Prince, Saturday, April 12, 2008, after a U.N. police officer, identified in a forensics report as Nigerian Corporal Nagya Aminu, was pulled from a marked U.N. vehicle Saturday and shot fatally through the neck, U.N. police spokesman Fred Blaise said.

(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Haitians walk in a street market in the neighborhood of Bel-Air ...

Haitians walk in a street market in the neighborhood of Bel-Air in Port-au-Prince, a few blocks away from a destroyed street market April 12, 2008. A U.N. peacekeeper from Nigeria was shot to death in the Haitian capital on Saturday as tensions fueled by riots over food prices continued to simmer in the Caribbean country, a police officer and a Nigerian U.N. military officer said. Witnesses said the street market was destroyed by U.N. peacekeepers from Nigeria.

 REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (HAITI) REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (HAITI)

 

An elderly woman picks through the remains of a wrecked shoe ...

An elderly woman picks through the remains of a wrecked shoe market after several days of unrest, in Port-au-Prince, Saturday, April 12, 2008. A UN police officer, identified in a forensics report as Nigerian Corporal Nagya Aminu, was dragged from a marked U.N. vehicle Saturday and shot fatally through the neck, U.N. police spokesman Fred Blaise said.

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

U.N. peacekeepers take position at a destroyed market in Port-au-Prince, ...

U.N. peacekeepers take position at a destroyed market in Port-au-Prince, Saturday, April 12, 2008, after a U.N. police officer, identified in a forensics report as Nigerian Corporal Nagya Aminu, was pulled from a car and killed execution style, U.N. sources said.

 (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

 

Haitians pass by a destroyed street market in downtown Port-au-Prince ...

Haitians pass by a destroyed street market in downtown Port-au-Prince April 12, 2008. A U.N. peacekeeper from Nigeria was shot to death in the Haitian capital on Saturday as tensions fueled by riots over food prices continued to simmer in the Caribbean country, a police officer and a Nigerian U.N. military officer said. Witnesses said the street market was destroyed by U.N. peacekeepers from Nigeria.

 REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (HAITI)

A Haitian sells water next to a destroyed street market in  downtown ...

A Haitian sells water next to a destroyed street market in downtown Port-au-Prince April 12, 2008. A U.N. peacekeeper from Nigeria was shot to death in the Haitian capital on Saturday as tensions fueled by riots over food prices continued to simmer in the Caribbean country, a police officer and a Nigerian U.N. military officer said. Witnesses said the street market was destroyed by U.N. peacekeepers from Nigeria.

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (HAITI)

Haitians gather at a police barricade in front of the parliament, ...

Haitians gather at a police barricade in front of the parliament, one carrying a photo of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and his wife Mildred, in Port-au-Prince, Saturday, April 12, 2008. Haitian lawmakers voted Saturday to dismiss Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis, hoping to defuse widespread anger of rising food prices that had led to days of deadly protests and looting.

 (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

 

Haiti's Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis, attends a special ...

Haiti’s Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis, attends a special session at the National Congress in Port-au-Prince, Saturday, April 12, 2008. Sixteen out of 17 Senators voted to oust Alexis because he did not boost national food production and refused to set a date for the departure of U.N. peacekeepers.

 (AP Photo/Jack Tierney)

 

Haitians buy and sell food at a street marker in Port-au-Prince ...

Haitians buy and sell food at a street marker in Port-au-Prince April 11, 2008. Food riots in developing countries will spread unless world leaders take major steps to reduce prices for the poor, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Friday.

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (HAITI)

 

UN peacekeepers cross an open sewer canal, during a foot patrol ...

UN peacekeepers cross an open sewer canal, during a foot patrol at the Cite Soleil slum in Port-au-Prince, Friday, April 11, 2008.

 (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

People gather to collect water in Port-au-Prince, Friday, April ...

People gather to collect water in Port-au-Prince, Friday, April 11, 2008. Protesters abandoned roadblocks and businesses reopened in Haiti’s debris-littered capital but some warned chaos will quickly return if the government does not rein in soaring food prices.

(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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