Haitian gangs have kidnapped more and more people in recent months, including a group of 17 American and Canadian missionaries and their families currently being held for ransom. But now a powerful gang is trying something new: Holding the entire country hostage.
Since Sunday, Haiti’s largest gang has blocked access to the country’s largest fuel terminal, which provides 70% of gasoline supplies across the country, causing a severe shortage of fuel in the capital and several other cities, according to union leaders, government officials and gang members.
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