Haiti, Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Source: Government will pay oil debts, no gas shortage coming

Outside shot of a National gas station. Photo credit: Juno7

The Haitian government plans to pay about $2.8 million owed to its petroleum providers and another $466,000 fee to NOVUM, an energy company, according to Le Nouvelliste.

On Sept. 8, media reports surfaced saying that Haiti could experience a gas shortage if its oil debts go unpaid. A source denied the possibility in the Le Nouvelliste report.

“There’s no need to worry about not having oil in the market,” the source said. “There are two arrivals of gasoline.”The source did not say when the two oil shipments will arrive. Continue reading

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

A City College of New York graduate, Onz Chery covers politics, health, crime and other topics for The Haitian Times. He previously wrote for Elite Sports New York and the Cosmopolitan Soccer League. Chery can be contacted by email at [email protected] or on twitter @onz_11.
Onz Chery
Sep. 15, 2020

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