Cholera Riots On the Streets of Haiti
Cholera riots in Haiti are the next problem to affect the beleaguered country.
On Tuesday at least two people died during rioting, in Cap-Haiten, with President Rene Preval appealing for calm.
The riots were ignited by cholera fears.
Today's protests in Cap-Haiten were more peaceful, but flaming barricades remained and protesters threw rocks at police.
Meanwhile, several hundred demonstrators took to the streets in Port-Au-Prince, the country's capital, to denounce the government.
The demonstrators expressed suspicions that U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal brought the cholera to Haiti.
According to aid workers, the rioting has got in the way of their efforts to the control the disease.
U.N. flights carrying medical supplies and 3 metric tons of soap were canceled because of the violence in Haiti's north.
So far the cholera epidemic has officially hospitalized more than 16,700 people and killed more than 1,000 others.