Haitians struggle to get by under state of emergency amid spiraling unrest

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s capital is largely shut down, with residents only venturing out for essentials, as authorities impose a state of emergency after an attack on a prison which freed thousands of inmates. “The national police can do nothing against the onslaught of armed gangs. Only a military force can help us in this situation,” says one man.


Close Bitnami banner