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What’s behind Haiti’s gas shortage and power blackout? Try $80 million in unpaid bills

As Haiti’s largest mobile-phone provider, Digicel burns about 650,000 gallons of diesel a month to keep its cellphone towers running and the lights on in all of its buildings, including the $45 million Marriott hotel, which it operates in Port-au-Prince. So when a raging fuel shortage headed into its third week on Tuesday, the Port-au-Prince chairman and CEO […]