Haiti suspends fuel price hike after protesters riot

  • A masked protester sets up a barricade in the middle of the street during a protest over the cost of fuel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, July 7, 2018. Major protests erupted Friday in Haiti as the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

  • National police officers remove a barricade in the street during a protest over the cost of fuel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, July 7, 2018. Major protests erupted Friday in Haiti as the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

  • A masked protester walks, past a barricade in the middle of the street during a protest over the cost of fuel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, July 7, 2018. Major protests erupted Friday in Haiti as the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The Haitian government suspended a fuel price hike Saturday after widespread violence broke out across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien.

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