Haiti | Police burn govt cars protesting low wages

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    Police officers belonging to a group called #’Fantom509′ burnt cars belonging to the government in the streets of #PortauPrince on Friday as they demanded better working conditions and wages. During the demonstrations, at least eight vehicles were set on fire including a trailer as protesters marched in the streets and drove on motorcycles through the streets of the #Haiti’s capital.

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    Haiti is a Caribbean country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic to its east. Though it’s still recovering from a 2010 earthquake, many of Haiti’s landmarks dating to the early 19th century remain intact. These include Citadelle la Ferrière, a mountaintop fortress.

    Jean-Jacques Dessalines (later Emperor Jacques I), defeated Napoleon Bonaparte’s forces and declared Haiti’s sovereignty on 1 January 1804.

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