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Fury over sick new vid game.

A CONTROVERSIAL new video game was slammed yesterday for its negative portrayal of Haitian Americans.

Grand Theft Auto Vice City and its manufacturers Take Two Interactive, angered the Haitian community by encouraging players to "kill all Haitians".

Community leaders have called the game, in which a former convict wreaks havoc in the streets of Miami, as "an incitement to genocide."

Mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg is due to visit Haiti next month.

He said: "This type of hate has no place in our city, and as a mayor I will not tolerate it."

Manufacturers have now agreed to remove the statement from future copies of the game.
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Dec 11, 2003
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