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Haiti: Clashes break out at anti-corruption march in Port-au-Prince01:49

Haiti: Clashes break out at anti-corruption march in Port-au-Prince

Haiti, Port-au-Prince
December 6, 2017 at 03:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

Clashes broke out between police and protesters at an anti-corruption march in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Tuesday.

Police employed teargas and constructed barricades in an attempt to stop demonstrators reaching the parliament building in the city.

A dozen former government officials, as well as several businessmen, stand accused of embezzling over US $2 billion of public funds which was owed to Venezuela after oil loans.

Haiti: Clashes break out at anti-corruption march in Port-au-Prince01:49
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Clashes broke out between police and protesters at an anti-corruption march in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Tuesday.

Police employed teargas and constructed barricades in an attempt to stop demonstrators reaching the parliament building in the city.

A dozen former government officials, as well as several businessmen, stand accused of embezzling over US $2 billion of public funds which was owed to Venezuela after oil loans.

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