02 December 2020,   14:10
Thousands of protesters in the Haitian capital are demanding the resignation of the President

Protests are taking place in the Haitian capital. Thousands of people demand the President"s resignation.

Jovenel Moise is accused of inflation and corruption. The President announced the creation of a commission a few weeks ago to resolve the problems, but the opposition refused to dialogue and demanded his resignation.

Moise was elected in 2017. His main pre-election pledge was to alleviate poverty and boost the country"s economy, but 60% of Haiti"s 11 million population is still below the poverty line.