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RT published this video item, entitled “Haiti | Police burn govt cars protesting low wages” – below is their description.
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.RT YouTube Channel
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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.