Over the weekend, family members have been sending their prayers and thoughts to those in Haiti. Reports were made that after gas prices continued to climb, community members were simply not taking it lightly. Many have expressed that the amount that they make is exceeding the costs needed for gas.
Another view of #Caribbean supermarket in #Petionville where cars are lined up to go restock after 3 days of unrest & uncertainty about the coming days. #Haiti https://t.co/opfXhlvq34 pic.twitter.com/s6e9yq75pe— Jacqueline Charles (@Jacquiecharles) July 9, 2018
Protests continued to rise, to the point where flights to and from Haiti were cancelled. Over the weekend some American's and foreigners were unable to leave the Island as airports were unsafe to travel to in certain areas.
The Embassy is aware flights are arriving to Port-au-Prince’s international airport. We continue to advise U.S. citizens to shelter in place at this time. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/7oaV7Ctg9z— U.S. Embassy Haiti (@USEmbassyHaiti) July 9, 2018