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Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the Gas Tanker Explosion in Haiti on 14 December

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply saddened by the death of more than 60 people following the explosion of a fuel tanker in Cap Haitien, Haiti, on Tuesday, 14 December 2021.

The tragedy of this horrific accident is compounded by the severe injuries to dozens of persons/people, and the destruction of adjacent homes and properties. The Community shares the grief of its sister Member State, and wishes a full and speedy recovery to the injured.

CARICOM extends its condolences to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives, and to the Government and People of Haiti, as they officially mourn this tragic event.

15 December 2021

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