HAITI-CRIME-Several killed, others injured during weekend of violent clashes.


At least five people were killed and several others injured following weekend clashes among rival groups sparked by the shooting death of an opponent of Frandy Louis, a deputy leader of a political party here on Saturday.

Police said that violence erupted after supporters of the man, identified only as 'Bouligan' and Louis in Limbe, in the northern section of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

They said several buildings were set on fire including the residence of Jacot Leroi, who has been accused of committing the murder and a close associate of Louis.

The authorities said the home of Louis' mother and that of a brother of a Member of Parliament as well as gas station belonging to Louis were also destroyed.

Several vehicles were also burnt.

Police said that...

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