Haitian PM resigns after fuel-price hikes triggered riots

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Port-au-Prince, July 15 (IANS) Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday during a session in the lower house of the Parliament in which he was to face a no-confidence vote.

The session was held after violent protests erupted last weekend over fuel-price hikes, which the government later scrapped, Efe reported.

–IANS

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