Six people were killed and at least five wounded when anti-corruption protesters clashed with police on Sunday over the lack of a trial for the alleged misuse of US$3.8 billion in public funds Haiti received from Venezuela,Al Jazeera reported.
Haitian President Jovenel Moise removed Monday two top government officials in a purge of people linked to a corruption scandal that sparked violent mass protests last week, Channel News Asia reported.
At least two people were killed and dozens were injured as anti-corruption protesters numbering in the thousands surged through the streets of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince this week, the Associated Press reported.
A retired Army colonel was arrested on federal charges Tuesday for plotting to bribe senior Haitian officials related to a US $84 million port development project, the US Justice Department said.
Guy Philippe, a 49-year-old former Haitian coup leader and senator-elect, pleaded guilty Monday in the Miami federal court to a drug-related money laundering charge, the Associated Press reported.
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