Protest against Carnival of Flowers 2013

Protest against Carnival of Flowers 2013

The ire of the protestors who attended the Carnival des Fleurs was piqued by the decision of the President, Michel Martelly, to host the festival this year. Their grouse is with the estimated $2.2 million it took to fund the carnival, which many view as a non-productive, unnecessary waste of money that could have been used in any one of the other hundreds of needy sectors of the economy. While openly in opposition to the revelry going on at the Carnival, the protestors, paradoxically, added to the number of patrons at the festival.

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