10 major uses of fuel in Haiti besides gas at the pump

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Gas stations began to reopen in Haiti the weekend of November 11 after the G9 Family & Allies gang lifted a two-month blockade – to the relief of millions who had been stuck at home. they. The resulting fuel shortage brought to a halt not just transportation, but the entire country – crippling activities in all walks of life, from schools to work to recreation.

To understand the impact of fuel beyond its use for gasoline in vehicles, The Haitian Times has compiled this list of the top 10 ways Haitians rely on petroleum products to live their daily lives.



The fuel blockage in Haiti has impacted a multitude of daily activities – from hospitals to water distribution to internet communication – keeping millions of people at home for two months.

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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 Télé Pacifique and editor for the daily Le National. Today, she joined the Haitian Times team and covers the news in Port-au-Prince-Haiti.

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