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In this July 23, 2017 photo, Dominican Republic bodybuilder Jose Solano prepares backstage with other competitors before a competition between Haiti and Dominican Republic, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Sunday's event was organized by the Dominican bodybuilding federation and a Haitian bodybuilding group to generate support for the sport and make it more accessible in Haiti, where a handful of bodybuilders struggle to become professionals in a country where people make less than $2 a day. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2010 file photo, a woman speaks to U.N. peacekeepers during a food distribution at a refugee camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, following a powerful earthquake on Jan. 12. Top U.N. official for Haiti, Sandra Honore, said on Thursday, July 20, 2017 peacekeepers have accomplished their mission of stabilizing the Western hemisphere's poorest nation. Honore said Haiti today "is far different" than it was in 2004, when the U.N. deployed peacekeeping troops following a rebellion that left the country on the brink of collapse. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly listens to media during a joint press conference with Haiti's President Jovenel Moise at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Kelly traveled to Haiti for a brief visit less than two weeks after the Trump administration suggested that 58,000 Haitians in the U.S. should get ready to return home. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right, leaves the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Kelly traveled to Haiti for a brief visit less than two weeks after the Trump administration suggested that 58,000 Haitians in the U.S. should get ready to return home. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, left, talks with Haiti's President Jovenel Moise during a press conference in the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday May 31, 2017. Kelly traveled to Haiti for a brief visit less than two weeks after the Trump administration suggested that 58,000 Haitians in the U.S. should get ready to return home. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 1994 file photo, Haitian soldiers stand guard outside the military headquarters in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Attitudes about a possible military revival are as complicated as the history of Haiti, which only saw its first freely elected leader with Jean-Bertrand Aristide in 1990, and he was ousted by a military coup just eight months later. (AP Photo/John McConnico/File)

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FILE - This July 30, 1958 file photo shows Haiti's President Francois Duvalier in army uniform wearing a steel helmet and packing a pistol, a day after after leading his soldiers in repelling an attack on the palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. For much of Haiti's history, a parade of dictators like Duvalier used the army to crack down on political dissent and keep their grip on power. (AP Photo/File)

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In this April 11, 2017 photo, Lt. B. Jean Judney, a member of Haiti's new national military force points directions to his soldiers during training at a former U.N. base in Gressier, Haiti. While Haiti is a long way off from having a real military, efforts to build up a defense force at whatever level excites some and unnerves others. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this April 11, 2017 photo, members of Haiti's new national military force run and chant during training at a former U.N. base in Gressier, Haiti. As U.N. military peacekeepers prepare for a full exit from this Caribbean nation, Haiti is trying to revive a military force 22 years after a national army was disbanded. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this Aug. 15, 2016 photo, Marlene Andre 38, background right, arranges clothes while her son, Johnsley, 5, stands in front of their tent in Jacmel, Haiti. Marlene was barely scraping by before a U.N. peacekeeper made her pregnant. The birth of her fourth child was the tipping point. She now can’t afford rent and lives in a threadbare tent. "In Haiti, we churn water to make butter. Life is hard." (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this Feb. 22, 2017 photo, U.N. peacekeepers from Brazil fist bump with children as they patrol in the Cite Soleil slum, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Years of easygoing patrols is a clear sign to many both in Haiti and around the world that it's time to wrap up a U.N. force that's been cycling through this Caribbean country since a 2004 rebellion engulfed Haiti in violence. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Dancers perform in the Carnival parade in Les Cayes, Haiti, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Haiti's government spent some $3 million on this year’s Carnival celebrations, hoping to lure tourists and Haitians living abroad. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 photo, a truck overloaded with bags of charcoal travels to the capital of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where a majority of families use the fuel made in the countryside to cook every meal. The longstanding assertion that charcoal production is responsible for Haiti's denuded forests and must be eliminated to spur reforestation is "misguided," according to a recent World Bank report.(AP Photo/David McFadden)

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A church group prays with a patient stranded in a nearly empty ward of Port-au-Prince's General Hospital, Haiti, Thursday Jan. 19, 2017. Nurses, janitors, stretcher bearers and other personnel have walked out of public hospitals in Haiti's chronically troubled health system to demand better pay and working conditions a few months after a lengthy strike by resident doctors ended. (AP Photo/David McFadden)

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Suzanne Louis prays by herself in the nearly empty emergency ward of Port-au-Prince's General Hospital, Haiti, Thursday Jan. 19, 2017. Nurses, janitors, stretcher bearers and other personnel have walked out of public hospitals in Haiti's chronically troubled health system to demand better pay and working conditions a few months after a lengthy strike by resident doctors ended. (AP Photo/David McFadden)

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A sick inmate with his feet shackled lies on a bed in the nearly empty emergency ward of Port-au-Prince's General Hospital, Haiti, Thursday Jan. 19, 2017. Nurses, janitors, stretcher bearers and other personnel have walked out of public hospitals in Haiti's chronically troubled health system to demand better pay and working conditions a few months after a lengthy strike by resident doctors ended. (AP Photo/David McFadden)

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Pierre Thimoleon listens to missionaries visiting the nearly empty emergency ward of Port-au-Prince's General Hospital, Haiti, Thursday Jan. 19, 2017. Nurses, janitors, stretcher bearers and other personnel have walked out of public hospitals in Haiti's chronically troubled health system to demand better pay and working conditions a few months after a lengthy strike by resident doctors ended. (AP Photo/David McFadden)

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Francois Leyla Deroty, 16-month-old, cries during an examination at a private clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday Jan. 19, 2017. Leyla Deroty was taken to the private clinic for treatment due to staff strikes, as nurses, janitors, stretcher bearers and other personnel have walked out of Haiti's chronically troubled public health system to demand better pay and working conditions. (AP Photo/David McFadden)

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In this Jan. 8, 2017 photo, Judeley Hans Debel, whose right leg is a prosthesis, plays an electric piano at his home in Petion-Ville, Haiti. Judeley was one of an estimated 4,000 to 6,000 people to undergo amputations after the powerful earthquake that devastated Haiti's capital seven years ago. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this Jan. 8, 2017 photo, Judeley Hans Debel stands on his one leg, holding a portrait of himself when he was 1-year-old, at his home in Petion-Ville, Haiti. When Judeley was 2 ½, he was one of thousands of people to undergo amputations after the powerful earthquake that devastated Haiti's capital seven years ago. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)