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A timeline of Haiti’s gang violence and how the country got to where it is
FRIDAY, MARCH 08, 2024
Haiti grapples with renewed chaos amid escalating gang wars since the 2021 president's assassination. Violent gang leaders exploit power vacuums, growing stronger. Prime Minister Ariel Henry is hindered by airport closure as gangs rampage across the nation.
Chile reports 46 dead as forest fires spread to populated central areas
Intense forest fires burning around a densely populated area of central Chile have caused at least 46 deaths, Chile’s president said Saturday evening, and officials said at least 1,100 homes had been destroyed.