Haitians brace for fuel price hikes, after a speech by PM Ariel Henry, amid a growing scarcity of gasoline and diesel that could force some businesses to shutter.
Most of the victims were not directly involved in gangs, UN human rights office says, adding that there have also been reports of sexual violence.
Beijing backs sanctioning gang leaders and deploying a regional police force in the Caribbean country as part of plans to renew a UN political mission there that expires on Friday.
"At least 89 people were killed and 16 others are missing," says a human rights group, while aid agencies report seeing burned and rotting corpses in impoverished suburb of the capital Port-au-Prince.
Clashes between rival gangs near capital Port-au-Prince leave more than 50 dead and over 100 wounded, local official says.
All eight Turkish nationals seized last month are now free after the gang released three Turkish women earlier in June "because they were sick."
The mass kidnapping came as Haiti finds itself in the grip of armed gangs, whom police have failed to confront.
Overcrowded boat was found near Caibarien, not far from Cayo Santa Maria, Cuban state media report, adding several days of stormy weather and thunderstorms forced the vessel towards the island nation.
Group of people including at least eight Turkish citizens kidnapped after travelling by bus from the Dominican Republic, officials say, amid a wave of gang violence in the Caribbean country.
The global body underlined that thousands of residents of the conflict-hit northern suburbs have been forced to flee their homes and take refuge with relatives or in temporary shelters such as churches and schools.
Gang-related kidnappings in Haiti increased 180 percent in the past year, with 655 of them reported to police, according to a report by the United Nations Security Council.
El Salvador has enacted a state of emergency to fight a new spike in homicides while thousands of Haitians demonstrate against a lack of governmental support to protect their population from gangs.
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