World Feb 23

Haiti police exchange fire with troops near national palace

Off-duty police officers and their supporters exchanged fire for nearly two hours on Sunday with members of the newly reconstituted Haitian army in front of the national palace, in a dangerous escalation of protests over police pay and working conditions.

World Dec 05

Why Haitians say they won’t stop protesting

Protesters hope smaller protests will avoid a repeat of recent violence, which has resulted in several deaths. At the same time, they are not backing down from their demands: that government officials be held accountable and that foreign nations stop…