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Haiti protesters clash with police in anti-Martelly march – BBC News


The Haitian government has faced months of protests over the delayed elections.Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe resigned on 14 December and was replaced by Evans Paul, a former radio journalist.But street protests have continued, with renewed calls for Mr Martelly’s resignation.Mid-term Senate elections had been originally due in May 2012, while the municipal poll is three years behind schedule.They were postponed again on 26 October – the day they were due to be held – because of an ongoing stalemate between the government and a group of opposition senators over an electoral law.On Monday Haiti marks the anniversary of the earthquake that left much of the country devastated in 2010. via BBC News

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