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Haitian police fire tear gas in anti-government protest

Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 00:35

Haitians take to the streets in an anti-government protest as a political crisis looms over the Caribbean nation. Yiming Woo reports.

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Police in Haiti fire tear gas to disperse angry protesters. Demonstrations calling for President Michel Martelly to step down have been heating up the past few weeks. Martelly is accused of abusing his powers, but he's said he'll work with the opposition to form a consensus government. The country has not gone to the polls for any kind of election for three years. It's now in danger of a political crisis, because it's without a functioning government, as parliament was dissolved on Tuesday.

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Haitian police fire tear gas in anti-government protest

Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 00:35