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Haiti moving toward no longer subsidizing diesel and kerosene

Photo Credit: Le Nouvelliste-

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, in an interview with Le Nouvelliste, Jean-Michel Lapin, Interim Prime Minister, stated that “The State can’t continue to subsidize diesel and kerosene.”   Lapin stressed the State can no longer afford to spend two billion gourdes each month to support petroleum products when it has to finance services such as health, security, education.  Of the 75,000 barrels of kerosene imported monthly, 60,000 is consumed by air transportation.

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Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Jan. 31, 2020

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