Haitian Bus Drivers Strike Over Fuel Prices, Stranding Many

February 2, 2015 9:59 PM

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Bus drivers in Haiti began a two-day strike Monday over the cost of fuel and many people were unable to get to work and school across the country.

Unions representing drivers said the government's cuts to the regulated cost of diesel and gasoline did not go far enough, given the drop in global oil prices. The government recently lowered the price of gasoline by about 25 cents to $4.50 a gallon and diesel by about 20 cents to $3.55.

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