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Death and injuries reported in Haiti anti-corruption protests :: Miami Herald

An anti-corruption campaign that started on social media saw its biggest street protest yet when tens of thousands of Haitians took to the streets across the Caribbean country Wednesday to demand an accounting for nearly $2 billion in allegedly misused funds from an oil program sponsored by Venezuela that was supposed to be used to rebuild the country after its devastating 2010 earthquake.

Haitian National Police spokesman Michel-Ange Louis-Jeune said at least two people were killed during the tension-filled day and several others were wounded by gunshots including five people in Cap-Haitien, the country’ second largest city. The wounded were taken by police to a local hospital.

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