Many people are unhappy with their president's performance
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Protests as Haiti celebrates independence

2 January 2011 Last updated at 18:04 GMT

2010 was a bad year for Haiti.

There was a devastating earthquake, a deadly cholera epidemic and a presidential election marred by violence and allegations of fraud.

On Saturday, the country celebrated its independence - and people took the opportunity to protest against the country's president, Rene Preval.

Ross Velton reports.