Gov’t suspends fuel price hike

Gov’t suspends fuel price hike

The airline followed through with four of its seven scheduled flights to Haiti, while the other three were canceled.

People run after cars were set on fire near a Best Western hotel during protests over a fuel price increase in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, July 7, 2018. This translated to a 38 percent jump in price for gasoline and 47 percent for diesel, Reuters reported.

A framework signed in February between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Haiti implied the ending of subsidies for petroleum products, which are a major source of the budget deficit.

Following two days of violent protests in Haiti, Jim Foglio said his wife and other volunteers from the Denver-based nonprofit Bridge of Life are among those sheltering in place in the country.

Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant announced the suspension of double-digit increases to gasoline, diesel and kerosene prices on Saturday, a day after the fuel price hike was reported.

. They set several cars alight in the parking lot. Supermarkets have also come under attack from the mobs of protesters.

But his administration appeared to backtrack after protests broke out around the capital.

Many Haitians are now demanding the immediate departure of President Jovenel Moise.

At a shopping center in Petion-Ville, police tried to secure shops, with broken glass and merchandise scattered on the floor. Photos show the burnt remains of items strewn everywhere.

The State Department updated its travel advisory for Haiti on July 9, raising it to "Level 4: Do Not Travel". "There are disruptions and roadblocks along both Routes National 1 & 2 entering into Port-au-Prince".

Another mission group from Chapin United Methodist Church in SC posted online that its mission team was safe but stranded. They were planning to meet up with another group of volunteers from the organization, but current conditions made it impossible.

"The Woodland Community Church and The Glade Church team arrived safely at the airport in Port-au-Prince this morning!"

"We have chosen to stay safe and sound here in Neply".

Dozens of people were left stranded at Port-au-Prince airport, unable to return to their accommodation due to the streets being blocked and a lack of alternative transportation.

Internet, phone lines and other telecommunications services have been affected in the island and "it may be hard to reach people through normal communication methods", the notice states.

The embassies of France and Canada said they would remain closed on Monday.

The Canadian government also warns in a statement on Twitter that several airlines have cancelled flights to the capital in the wake of the violent protests.



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