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Haiti: 1 dead as anti-government protesters clash with police01:20

Haiti: 1 dead as anti-government protesters clash with police

Haiti, Port-au-Prince
April 20, 2018 at 01:47 GMT -00:00 · Published

One protester was killed after anti-government protests in Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince turned violent on Thursday.Hundreds took to the streets to protest against President of Haiti Jovenel Moise and demand the arrest of those who allegedly stole US $2 billion (€1.6 billion) in Venezuelan oil loans. Protesters burned tires and broke car windows, while police shot in the air to disperse the crowd.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 due to oil loans.A special Haitian Senate commission has concluded that the money should have been spent on rebuilding the country following its devastating earthquake in 2010.

Haiti: 1 dead as anti-government protesters clash with police01:20
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One protester was killed after anti-government protests in Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince turned violent on Thursday.Hundreds took to the streets to protest against President of Haiti Jovenel Moise and demand the arrest of those who allegedly stole US $2 billion (€1.6 billion) in Venezuelan oil loans. Protesters burned tires and broke car windows, while police shot in the air to disperse the crowd.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 due to oil loans.A special Haitian Senate commission has concluded that the money should have been spent on rebuilding the country following its devastating earthquake in 2010.

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