PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov 15 Haitians opened their doors and began recollating their business and resuming their activities on the country's streets as a coup on fuel deliveries, which caused infuriation in a month.
The G9 gang federation which controls some parts of West Port-au-Prince over the weekend allowed trucks to enter the Varreux fuel terminal, leading to large lines at filling stations.
Banks operate normal hours after managing operations due to the lack of diesel for generators, so the biggest challenge is ensuring electricity in a country where the national grid only provides intermittent power.
After several days, the government had refused to resign. Read more about the story of the stagion said on Friday that the group would allow fuel trucks to get access to the Varreux fuel terminal. The leader of the federation warned the blockade would resume if Prime Minister Ariel Henry don't resign.
Last month, the G9 blocked fuel deliveries demanding the resignation of the prime minister. Henry said the government won't negotiate with criminals, and that Haitian National Police had built security cordons to help ensure the delivery of fuel.
Many drivers still struggled to buy fuel on Monday because of the reopening of the terminal, but they still tried to buy it in plastic containers on the black market.
I still needed to take out the gable, I was forced to buy after a long break.