US Cancels Flights To Haiti After Violent Protests Erupt

Violent protests in Haiti have erupted on Friday afternoon as a result of anger from citizens over soaring fuel prices. According to reports, at least three people have died, police departments have been set on fire and shots have been fired in the capital city.

US airlines canceled all flights going to Haiti on Saturday. Haiti’s prime minister announced that the price adjustment on the fuel would be temporarily suspended amidst the violent reaction from the country’s citizens.

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Даже у гаитян есть чувство собственного достоинства!!! А россияне только "болеть" могут…им это нравится… #ненуаче… Власть, заботясь о комфорте, насилует своих "болеющих" с вазелинчиком ⚽ 😬 #Repost @apnews (@get_repost) ・・・ A police officer walks through the parking lot of the Delimart supermarket complex, where vehicles sit charred and looted merchandise lies scattered after two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Government officials had agreed to reduce subsidies for fuel as part of an assistance package with the International Monetary Fund, but the government suspended the fuel hike after widespread violence broke out. #APPhoto @cheryhaiti #Haiti #fuel #protests #AssociatedPress

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