Exactly four years ago a huge earthquake devastated the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation. On Sunday, survivors honored the 200,000 victims who lost their lives in the disaster
Looters burned and vandalized shops in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince as protests over fuel price rises entered a third day. Several US church groups and volunteers are stranded with most flights remaining canceled.
Several deaths have been reported in Haiti as people rioted to protest significant increases in gas and fuel prices. Major airlines have canceled flights to the island. Leaders have appealed for calm.
After IMF-mandated fuel price hikes triggered riots that resulted in at least four deaths, Haitian PM Guy Lafontant has resigned. Now the president is searching for a way to appease consumers, politicians and economists.
A newspaper report said Oxfam staff paid prostitutes for sex while on a mission to help 2010 earthquake victims. The British charity says it dismissed four employees following an internal investigation.
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