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Haiti protesters clash with police for Martelly to resign

Months of protests in Haiti has continued unabated because of delayed election in the country. Protesters on Sunday clashed with the police, as they were seen earnestly clamoring for President Michel Martelly to resign over-delayed elections.

Hundreds of demonstrators were tear-gassed and water sprayed on them by the Police in the capital, Port-au-Prince. Haiti is facing a major political crisis, as the mandates of its lawmakers expire at midnight on Monday.haitit1

If there is no agreement to extend their mandates, Haiti will be left without a functioning government.

Mr Martelly would then have to rule the country by decree.

The opposition accuses him of abusing his powers. Two weeks ago, Mr Martelly announced he had reached a deal with the Congress to solve the crisis.

Under the agreement, Haiti's deputies would keep their seats until 24 April and senators until 9 September

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