An armed attack that killed five people and a kidnapping triggered fiery protests around Port-au-Prince Tuesday, according to local media.
Details about the killing were not publicized in the report. The kidnapping that occurred earlier Tuesday is reportedly of local businessman Richard Jean-Pierre.
In separate protests against both crimes, residents set fire to barricades, blocking several roads in the Delmas 17 area and along Rue Nord Alexis in Lalue, another Port-au-Prince neighborhood. Read more