Tag: gas

Source: Government will pay oil debts, no gas shortage coming
Haiti, Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

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

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.

Haiti: Can Jovenel Moise Rise to the Challenge?
Warped Lens

Haiti: Can Jovenel Moise Rise to the Challenge?

Last week violence unseen in more than a decade erupted Port-au-Prince, the capital and other cities across the nation.

The first and obvious explanation for the violence is that a steep government mandated rise in the price of oil and transportation was the  spark that created this explosion. While I agree that increase was what ignited this violence, to focus on it as the sole reason left the government off the hook.