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Haiti Carnival Tragedy Prompts New Security Measures

The Haitian government is exploring measures to prevent future incidents involving overhead high voltage power lines, the Minister of Communications, Rotchild Francois Jr. announced on Wednesday.  The development followed a revision of the death toll from Monday's electrocution, which now stands at 18.  Most of the dead, 15 men and 3 women, died during a stampede after one of the floats carrying the popular band Barikad Crew hit an overhead electric cable causing a sudden...

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