Chaos reigns in Haiti, say Canadians stranded amid violence

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As gangs tighten their control and confusion reigns in Haiti, Canadians there say the crisis in the Caribbean nation has been years in the making, and all they can do now is hunker down amid the escalating violence.

They say it’s gotten so bad in the past week that it’s impossible to leave the country by road, sea or air — and even venturing outside is too dangerous.

Richard Phillips of Tisdale, Sask., says he arrived there amid relative peace on Feb. 25, four days before gangs carried out a series of attacks across the capital with the aim of blocking the return of Haiti’s unelected prime minister, Ariel Henry, who was in Kenya at

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