Police clear the street as demonstrators burn tyres in protest over fuel shortages in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Police clear the street as demonstrators burn tyres in protest over fuel shortages in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

China asks UN Security Council for ban on small arms to Haiti amid gang violence

  • It could set up a stand-off with the United States, whose latest resolution does not reflect Beijing’s proposal
  • China has taken a more prominent role in issues relating to the Caribbean nation, mostly over its diplomatic recognition of Taiwan

Police clear the street as demonstrators burn tyres in protest over fuel shortages in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Police clear the street as demonstrators burn tyres in protest over fuel shortages in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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