Violent street protests break out in Haiti over tax hikes

by Radyo La Verdad | September 14, 2017 (Thursday) | 144

Protesters in Haiti damaged commercial buildings in the Capital City and set cars on fire on Tuesday angered by government tax reform.

Protesters took to the streets in separate groups in several districts in Port-au-Prince, erecting flaming barricades, blocking traffic, and confronting riot police.

Several people were arrested but no reports of any deaths or serious injuries.

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