Tag: Gang Violence

Haiti declares state of emergency after mass jailbreak perpetrated by armed gangs

Haiti declares state of emergency after mass jailbreak perpetrated by armed gangs

Haiti’s government has imposed a 72-hour state of emergency and curfew after armed gangs stormed two of the country’s largest prisons. The two prisons, one in the capital of Port-au-Prince and another in Croix-des-Bouquets were overrun by gang members on Sunday. Authorities believe that almost all 4,000 inmates from Haiti’s National Penitentiary in the capital […]

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