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Haiti gang wants $17 million ransom for kidnapped North American missionaries: Report

The gang that kidnapped a group of 17 American and Canadian missionaries in Haiti has asked for $1 million each for their release, a top Haitian official said on Monday. The 16 American citizens and one Canadian were kidnapped by the powerful “400 Mawozo” gang on Saturday after visiting an orphanage in Croix-des-Bouquets, a northeast […]

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Haiti: Notorious gang 400 Mawozo accused of North American missionary kidnap

A notorious gang is behind the kidnap of a group of North American missionaries near Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, officials say. The five men, seven women and five children were returning from a visit to an orphanage when they were abducted on Saturday. The Catholic Church has previously described the situation as “a descent into hell”, […]

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At least 17 American Christian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Haiti officials say up to 17 American missionaries have been kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday, The New York Times reported. The Christian missionaries were leaving an orphanage and traveling to the airport to drop some members off when they were kidnapped by a gang in Port-au-Prince. Haitian officials were shocked by the act of abducting […]

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Haiti Earthquake: Hundreds killed, thousands injured after dreadful 7.2 magnitude quake

Hundreds of people have been killed and hospitals are overwhelmed after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake destroyed towns in Haiti. Authorities said at least 1,800 are injured after people fled their homes fearing they might collapse, as churches, hotels and other buildings were reduced to rubble on Saturday. Haiti’s civil protection agency said rescue workers and bystanders […]

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Martine Moïse: Wife of assassinated Hati president returns after being treated in Florida

The widow of Haiti’s assassinated president returned to the nation after being treated in Florida for wounds suffered in the attack. Martine Moïse was seen wearing an arm sling and a bulletproof vest after arriving by plane at Port-au-Prince airport on Saturday. Her husband Jovenel Moïse was killed by assassins in their home on 7 […]

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Wife of assassinated Haiti president describes that night her husband was ‘riddled’ with bullets

The wife of assassinated Haiti president described the moment assassins “riddled” her husband with bullets after bursting into their home in the middle of the night. Martine Moïse said the attack happened so quickly, her husband Jovenel was unable to “say a single word”. President Moïse was killed on 7 July, allegedly by 28 foreign […]

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Group of 28 foreign hitmen organised assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse

A group of 28 foreign hitmen, including retired Colombian soldiers, assassinated Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse earlier this week, police said. After a gun battle in the capital Port-au-Prince, 17 people were detained, some at the house they were using, others after entering Taiwan’s diplomatic compound. Three suspects were killed by police and eight are still […]

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Jovenel Moïse: Haiti president shot dead by group of unidentified gunmen

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated and his wife wounded in an attack at their home, the interim prime minister announced. A group of unidentified gunmen attacked Moïse’s private residence overnight on Wednesday and shot him dead, interim Premier Claude Joseph announced. Joseph said he was now in charge of the country and urged the […]

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10 people including 5 priests, 2 nuns kidnapped in Haiti, demand $1 million ransom

Five priests, two nuns and 3 others were abducted together while they were “on their way to the installation of a new parish” in Haiti near the capital of Port-au-Prince. The kidnappers have demanded a ransom of $1 million for the group’s release. Among the kidnapped are French citizens. Authorities suspect an armed gang called […]

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Haiti Jail Break: 25 Dead, 400 Prisoners On The Run

Over 400 prisoners are on the run in Haiti after escaping from a jail near the capital, Port-au-Prince. Authorities said 25 people died following Thursday’s mass escape from the Croix-des-Bouquets prison, including the prison director. The victims included bystanders who were caught up in the violence, officials said. One of those who fled, a powerful […]