LPG is increasingly becoming hard to find in southern regions of Arequipa, Tacuna and Puno — relatively poor with large Indigenous populations — while prices of basic food items such as potatoes and tomatoes have tripled.
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.
Leading unions have called for strikes on Tuesday in their biggest challenge yet to President Emmanuel Macron since he won a new presidential term in May.
Haiti has been paralysed for nearly a month after gangs surrounded a large fuel terminal in the capital Port-au-Prince.
State-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation said private cars, vans and SUVs were allowed up to 19.5 litres of either petrol or diesel.
The ex-Soviet country's parliament has approved a government-requested state of emergency until November 20 as it tries to ease gas shortages amid soaring world energy prices.
Britain will deploy almost 200 military tanker personnel, 100 of whom are drivers, from Monday to assist with fuel deliveries to gas stations and help address a shortage of heavy goods vehicle drivers, the government says.
President Joe Biden reassured the American public that fuel conditions would slowly return to normal in the coming week.
Officials warn any shortages seen at individual petrol stations are a result of people “panic buying” and not the Colonial Pipeline shutdown itself.
Aid workers are warning Tigray region is on cusp of a crisis with a shortage of food, medication and body bags.
Frustrated motorists in Nigeria turn to the black market as the country struggles to address a crippling supply crunch of petroleum products.
Owners of fuel tankers ended their strike on Wednesday dispelling fears of a fuel shortage that had prompted long queues of panicked fuel buyers at petrol stations countrywide.
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