Fuel shortages in Haiti
Conditions worsen in Haiti amid fuel shortages

The gas stations in Haiti have been short of fuel since the beginning of September as the criminal armed gangs have seized control of major oil terminals and blocked ports that hold fuel stores. The acute scarcity of fuel has impacted key sectors of life

Food crisis worsens in Afghanistan amid major drought and rising poverty and other stories

Today we look at the hunger crisis in Afghanistan amid a severe drought; a strike against insecurity and critical fuel shortages in Haiti, and more

Haitian trade unions strike against growing insecurity

According to reports, kidnappings increased by 300% across Haiti and over 19,000 people were internally displaced in Port-au-Prince alone this year

Case against leaders of South Africa’s shack-dwellers movement dropped and other stories

Today we look at the dismissal of charges against leaders of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the strike by trade unions in Haiti to protest social and economic insecurity, and more

UNICEF warns of possible re-emergence of waterborne diseases in Haiti

UNICEF estimated that about 540,000 children, in the earthquake-stricken departments of Haiti, are threatened with acute respiratory infections, diarrhoeal diseases, cholera and malaria due to the lack of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities

UN WFP warns of severe hunger crisis across Afghanistan and other stories

Today we look at protests in Afghanistan and reports of widespread hunger, the rescue efforts in Haiti, protests against Jair Bolsonaro by Indigenous communities and workers in Brazil, and more

Earthquake strikes Haiti in midst of political-economic crisis

At least 2,189 people have died in Haiti’s earthquake as reported by authorities late on August 18. This crisis has hit the Latin American and the Caribbean region’s poorest country in the midst of a highly complex situation.

At least 1,297 people killed in Haiti following earthquake

According to a recent report by the Haitian Civil Protection Agency, at least 1,297 people died and more than 5,700 were injured due to collapse of buildings and other accidents. Additionally, according to preliminary reports on infrastructure damage the earthquake destroyed 13,694 homes and 13,785 other buildings

Amid uncertainty, Haitian movements seek to build a democratic transition

While police and government authorities seem to be withholding key facts in the investigation into the assassination of de-facto President Jovenel Moïse, Haitian organizations are working to build a transition to rebuild democracy and institutions

In Haiti, the long shadow of European and US colonialism

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the situation in Haiti following the assassination of de facto president Jovenel Moise, as well as the legacies of colonialism

Hands off Haiti!

Understand why Haitians have been on the streets for over two months to fight for democracy and against US imperialism

Haitians continue to mobilize against Jovenel Moïse’s dictatorship

According to the article 134-2 of the Haitian Constitution of 1987, Jovenel Moïse’s presidential term ended on February 7, however, he has refused to leave power and has unleashed brutal police repression against protesters

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