Politics in Haiti – level 3
Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant proposed a 47 per cent increase in fuel prices which led to a three-day riot with seven people killed and businesses looted.
Following the unrest, the prime minister announced his resignation. Protesters are now calling for the president to resign, as well, because of severe unemployment.
Difficult words: increase (a growth), riot (protest and fighting), loot (rob and destroy), unrest (protest), announce (officially say something), resignation (resigning – quitting), severe (very bad).
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