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Clashes erupt during anti-corruption protests in Haiti

People participate in a protest to demand an investigation into the alleged misuse of Venezuela-sponsored PetroCaribe funds by previous administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti September 9, 2018. (Reuters)

Clashes erupted in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Sunday, as anti-corruption protesters hit the city streets with banners and signs demanding a probe into PetroCaribe administration funds.

Police fired tear gas and faced off with protesters who responded by burning tires to disperse the tear gas.

An anti-corruption social media campaign claimed that funds from the Venezuelan-sponsored oil alliance PetroCaribe were misused by previous administrations.

(Source: Ruptly)


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