Gangsters had been ejected from Cabaret town north of capital Port-au-Prince several days ago but they returned, killing 12 people and burning many houses, says mayor.
The attack took place in a neighbourhood controlled by gang leader Vitelhomme Innocent, who is wanted in the US over his participation in the kidnapping of 16 American missionaries in October 2021.
Ankara's relations with Latin America and the Caribbean constitute a 'main pillar' of its foreign policy, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after talks with his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez in Ankara.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to welcome his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel in the capital Ankara. Here's a closer look at the relations between the two countries.
Under heavy police escort, dozens of trucks carrying oil leave Varreux terminal blockaded by armed gangs for months before getting flushed out in major operation, officials say.
Haiti police finally take control of Varreux fuel terminal, after months of blockade led by a coalition of gangs called G9, which controls areas in and around the capital Port-au-Prince.
The result could for the first time in more than four decades pave way for a government across the traditional left-right divide and would significantly change the Nordic country's political landscape.
Long queues snake around many filling stations in capital Havana as the Caribbean country reels under its second fuel crisis in seven months.
UNSC approves sanctions allowing it to impose an asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo on anyone who threatens peace or stability of Haiti, naming the Caribbean country's most powerful gangster as its first target.
US-Mexico proposal had some support at UN, but some countries expressed reservations, noting recent protests in Haiti against foreign intervention and also pointing to major problems with the previous UN peacekeeping force in the country.
Equipment sent to Caribbean country will help it battle criminal gangs "fomenting violence and disrupting flow of critically needed humanitarian assistance," both countries say.
First person to be targeted would be Jimmy Cherizier, nicknamed "Barbecue", and is described in US and Mexico-drafted resolution as one of the most influential gang leaders, Reuters reports.
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