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Haiti facing a new fuel crisis

Haiti facing a new fuel crisis

Haiti, already grappling with numerous economic and social challenges, is now on the brink of another fuel crisis that could severely impact the transportation sector and disrupt fuel supply throughout the country. The Association of Petroleum Professionals (APPE), representing oil industry experts, has raised the alarm about the exorbitant tariffs imposed by gangs, which are impeding the smooth distribution of fuel within the nation. The situation is particularly worrying as transporters face extremely difficult conditions when trying to access the Varreux Terminal. To gain passage rights, they are required to provide 15 gallons of fuel per truck in addition to paying substantial fees to gangs. These gangs charge 200 thousand gourdes to allow trucks to leave the terminal and an additi...
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