19 Mar 2024

Haiti gang violence spirals as hopes for political solution stall

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

In Haiti, gang violence has spread to previously safe parts of the capital.

Residents in affluent parts of Port au Prince woke up to find bodies on the streets.

Last week the escalating violence in the Caribbean country forced the resignation of the prime minister Ariel Henry, who had been trying to organise the deployment of an international security force to deal with lawlessness.

Warning: This report contains distressing images.