Protestors in Haiti Demand President’s Resignation as Violence Escalates

Maria Perez
Oct 1, 2019 - 5:46
Protestors in Haiti Demand President’s Resignation as Violence Escalates

Haitian police reportedly used tear gas and live ammunition on demonstrators in Port-au-Prince as they attempted to make the crowd disperse. Protestors continue to call for the country’s president to resign. Demonstrators in the Caribbean island are protesting food and fuel shortages, accusations of corruption against the country’s political leaders, and the mishandling of the economy. The protests have become more violent in the past few months, Al Jazeera reported. In the past few days, at least four people have died in clashes with police, and many others have been injured.  

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