In Pictures | Haiti’s gang warfare

In Pictures | Haiti’s gang warfare

By Gangsters Inc. Editors

Haiti has been hit by one crisis after the other. The country’s president was assassinated in early July by a team of mercenaries, while a massive earthquake rocked the already shocked citizens barely a month later. With a nation in turmoil, gangs have taken over. Rodrigo Abd, an Argentinian staff photographer with the Associated Press, documented life in Haiti as it descended into chaos.

“Port-au-Prince is almost entirely controlled by gangs, and we wanted to show the efforts of people that are running businesses to survive,” Rodrigo Abd told The Guardian. “But I was also trying to show another side to Haiti, to avoid the stereotypes that we always repeat, to show the violent without the violence, or the poor without the poverty.”

Read the entire interview at The Guardian.

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