A protester carries a piece of wood simulating a weapon during a protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry, in the Petion-Ville area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP
A protester carries a piece of wood simulating a weapon during a protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry, in the Petion-Ville area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP
Poverty

Haiti in ‘low-intensity civil war’ as economy tanks, violence soars

  • Haiti is in a state of chaos and near paralysis not seen in decades, with roads blocked and fuel scarce amid gang rule
  • The president of the neighbouring Dominican Republic described the situation in Haiti as a ‘low-intensity civil war’

A protester carries a piece of wood simulating a weapon during a protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry, in the Petion-Ville area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP
A protester carries a piece of wood simulating a weapon during a protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry, in the Petion-Ville area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP
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