Sanctions on gang leaders as violence worsens in Haiti

Updated December 9 2023 - 12:05pm, first published 12:02pm
Criminal gangs reportedly control about 80 per cent of Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince. (AP PHOTO)
Criminal gangs reportedly control about 80 per cent of Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince. (AP PHOTO)

The United Nations Security Council says it has approved the addition of four suspected Haitian gang leaders to its sanctions list, a long-awaited addition as the Caribbean nation faces a worsening humanitarian crisis.

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