PORT-AU-PRINCE - Fed up with incessant gang warfare, fatigued by government inaction and tired of the rising cost of living, hundreds of taxi drivers staged a strike in areas across the capital July 12.

The price of gas has tripled in the last few days, protestors said. 


Motorcycle taxi drivers in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, protested against the scarcity and exorbitant price of fuel, now available only on the black market.

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Murdith Joseph is a social worker and journalist. She studied at the State University of Haiti and Maurice Communication. She first worked as a journalist presenter and reporter for Radio Sans Fin (RSF) then as a journalist reporter for Radio tele pacific and writting for the daily Le National. Today she joined the Haitian Times team and covers the news in Port-Au-Prince-Haiti.