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RT published this video item, entitled “Cars set on fire by police officers’ ‘Fantom 509’ group in Port-au-Prince, Haiti” – below is their description.
During a protest to demand better pay, Haitian officers belonging to a group called ‘Fantom 509’ burnt cars in the streets of the country’s capital Port-au-Prince.
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In This Story: Haiti
Jean-Jacques Dessalines (later Emperor Jacques I), defeated Napoleon Bonaparte’s forces and declared Haiti’s sovereignty on 1 January 1804.
Haiti became the only state in history established by a successful slave revolt. Apart from Alexandre Pétion, the first President of the Republic, all of Haiti’s first leaders were former slaves.