PORT-AU-PRINCE – Gas stations began reopening in Haiti over the weekend of Nov. 11 after the G9 Family & Allies gang lifted a two-month blockade – to the relief of millions who’d been stuck at home. The resulting fuel shortage brought to a halt not only transportation, but the entire country – paralyzing activities across all areas of life, from schools to work to leisure.
To understand the impact of fuel beyond its use for gas in vehicles, The Haitian Times put together this list of 10 major ways Haitians rely on fuel products to live their day-to-day lives.
The fuel blockade in Haiti impacted a slew of day-to-day activities – from hospitals to water distribution to internet communication – keeping millions at home for two months.
Uh oh, it looks like you’ve hit a paywall! But don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Here are a few ways you can access this story.