Haiti’s fuel shortage and chronic blackouts are back. This time it’s lack of diesel.

Miami Herald, by Jacqueline Charles,

The news blackout came at the start of one of Haiti’s most popular afternoon newscasts.

“Radio Kiskeya and the ‪4 p.m.‬ Journal are temporarily off the air in the metropolitan area due to the current fuel shortage (particularly diesel) which affects our relay facilities in Boutilliers,” the Monday tweet said. “We are working to resolve the situation as soon as possible.”

The radio newscast — which eventually made it back on air — was the latest casualty in Haiti’s ongoing energy woes. For weeks entire neighborhoods have been once again plunged into darkness and in recent days the distress has grown even more severe amid a string of energy-related crises.

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