The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Haitian public transport workers continue strike over what they claim are unreasonably high gas prices, secret documents allege HSBC helped thousands of wealthy clients dodge taxes, Ebola cases double in Guinea over one week because of previously unknown cases, and implanted microchips help Swedish office workers perform daily tasks.
Public Transport Workers Strike Over High Fuel Prices
The government cut prices to $4.25 a gallon, but that’s still exorbitant for the more than 60 percent of Haitians who live on $2 a day.
HSBC Implicated in Massive Tax Evasion Scandal
Leaked documents show evidence of accounts linked to royal families, dictators, celebrities, arms dealers, and others.
Unreported Ebola Infections Make Accurate Reporting Difficult
Health workers have finally gained access to remote parts of the country where villagers had previously refused them access.
Microchips Do Away With Office Badges and Passcodes
Workers implanted with the tiny device can open doors and make photocopies with the quick wave of a hand.
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