The Hunted

Haitian police attacked the official residence of Prime Minister Ariel Henry over the weekend to protest against the recent killings of officers by the armed gangs ransacking the Caribbean country, as it continues to reel from political and economic crises, the Telegraph reported. On Thursday, officers...

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The Pillars Fall

Haiti’s last remaining lawmakers saw their terms expire this week, a development that is deepening the Caribbean nation’s political crisis and solidifying what observers call a de facto dictatorship in a country wracked by gang violence, the Associated Press reported. Ten senators, who had been symbolically...

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Spiraling

Thousands of Haitians are facing water shortages this week following days of nationwide riots that virtually halted the distribution of water, with concern growing that the crisis will be worsened by an approaching hurricane, Reuters reported. Mass violent protests erupted in the Caribbean country last week...

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Cycles of Despair

The gang warfare that has claimed more than 230 lives in Haiti recently has also threatened to cut off energy imports vital to transportation and electricity generation. As Agence France-Presse reported, the black market in gasoline in the Caribbean nation has become massive while gas...

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No Quarter

Gang wars in Haiti have trapped thousands of people in a slum in the capital without food and water even as the Caribbean nation reels from a fuel shortage, the Guardian reported Saturday. Officials said fighting in Port-au-Prince’s notorious Cité Soleil slum has left at least...

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