Change and Violence in Haiti

Missionaries and others stuck in Haiti due to riots

A sudden outbreak of violence in Haiti over the past week has stranded many in the country, including church groups…

Haitians have been protesting the government's planned reduction of fuel subsidies and, thus, the higher fuel prices which would result. Gas rices were to rise 38 percent, diesel 47 percent, and kerosene 51 percent; however, the government on Saturday agreed to temporarily halt the increases due to the protests.