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In pictures: Tense days in Haiti's capital

As armed rebels threaten to move into the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, photographer Alex Smailes and journalist Michael Deibert document a tense week in the city.

Feared armed street gangs loyal to President Aristide have set up roadblocks of burning tyres, cement blocks and burnt-out cars on all the main routes into the capital.

Attacks and robberies at the checkpoints have been reported.

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