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Haitians take to the streets for cheaper fuel prices

Friday, February 06, 2015 - 00:42

Haitians rally against high fuel prices in Port-au-Prince amidst renewed calls for President Martelly to leave office in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Scores of anti-government protesters took to the streets of Port-au-Prince in Haiti on Thursday (February 05) to protest against high fuel prices in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Demonstrators also used the opportunity to call for President Michel Martelly to leave office. Thursday's protest were the latest in a series of marches against the high cost of fuel in Haiti. As oil prices tumble across the world Haitians say cheaper costs are not being passed onto them. Haiti's parliament was dissolved last month after the failure to elect new members, leaving Martelly running the country by decree. He has named a new cabinet, but opposition leaders have said he has broken a promise to create a consensus government.non

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Haitians take to the streets for cheaper fuel prices

Friday, February 06, 2015 - 00:42