A painted bus filled with passengers makes its way along the street on the second day of a nationwide general strike in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, early Tuesday, July 10, 2018. While some opposition leaders called off the strike for Tuesday, most businesses remained closed following days of violent protests against a 50 percent fuel hike, part of a plan endorsed by the IMF to modernize the economy, and calls for the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse, whose government suspended the hike.
A painted bus filled with passengers makes its way along the street on the second day of a nationwide general strike in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, early Tuesday, July 10, 2018. While some opposition leaders called off the strike for Tuesday, most businesses remained closed following days of violent protests against a 50 percent fuel hike, part of a plan endorsed by the IMF to modernize the economy, and calls for the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse, whose government suspended the hike. Dieu Nalio Chery AP
A painted bus filled with passengers makes its way along the street on the second day of a nationwide general strike in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, early Tuesday, July 10, 2018. While some opposition leaders called off the strike for Tuesday, most businesses remained closed following days of violent protests against a 50 percent fuel hike, part of a plan endorsed by the IMF to modernize the economy, and calls for the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse, whose government suspended the hike. Dieu Nalio Chery AP

Haitian officials knew the gas price hike would be unpopular. They did it anyway

July 10, 2018 08:40 PM