Haiti vows to trim expenses and investigate PetroCaribe amid protests

A man holds a weapon next to burning barricades during anti-government protests in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – The Haitian government vowed to deepen the investigation into alleged corruption in the PetroCaribe oil program and to reduce its expenses, seeking to meet some of protestors’ demands as demonstrations roil the country. During a televised address on Saturday night, Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant announced nine measures aimed at alleviating the […]

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