Statements throughout the week from Fanmi Lavalas and the Patriotic Movement of the Democratic Opposition (MOPOD) confused aspiring protesters. FL and political parties within MOPOD said they would protest at Ruelle Vaillant where a massacre of voters at a polling station on November 29, 1987 took place. They said they would not go to the U.S. Embassy.
This makes clear a fissure in the democratic sector with the formal political parties taking more moderate positions than groups dedicated to the base such as The Liberty, Equality for Haitians in Fraternity Movement (MOLEGHAF), The Great Bel-Air Movement (MGB), Patriotic Movement of the Cite Soleil Opposition (MOPOSS), Hundred Five Base Activists, others and FOPARK. via Haitian Protesters plan course to U.S. Embassy