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Two killed several injured in protests across Haiti

Two killed several injured in protests across Haiti
18 Oct

The police in Haiti on Thursday reported that at least two people were killed and severfal injured during protests across the country on Wednesday.

According to police spokesman Michel-Ange Louis-Jeune 11 people were injured by bullets and 11 police officers by flying rocks.

However, municipal officials reported higher numbers.

The deputy Mayor from the town of Saint-Marc, to the north west of here, Frantz Ulysse said 14 people were injured on Wednesday when police opened fire to clear a road for a presidential motorcade.

He said 10 were hit by bullets and three are in critical condition.

Haitians took to the streets to protest against several issues such as the PetroCaribe funds, the cost of living, the minimum wage, the reform of the Constitution as well as the frequent overseas visits of President Jovenel Moise.