What's behind Haiti's gas shortage and power blackout? Read this...

Gas shortage is the hottest topic in Haiti right now but did you know? While Haitians are lined up at the pump hoping and praying for some gas, ships loaded with gas and diesel have been sitting out in the bay of Port-au-Prince unable to offload... Why? Keep on reading...

Gas For Sale by The Gallon In Haiti
Gas For Sale by The Gallon In Haiti

According a Miami Herald article, The Monetization Office of Development Assistance Programs (BMPAD), the only authority that can import fuel into Haiti, has exceeded its credit with Novum Energy, the only company they can order from right now. Because of that, Gas is delivered in Haiti C.O.D. -- Cash on Delivery!


Motorcycles line up at a Gas Station in Central Haiti

No money, no gas... Not only that, When the ship arrives, the government has to pay a penalty of at least $20,000 per day per ship until the pay and accept delivery.

This is the short version of the Haiti gas shortage problem. Read the full story here.

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