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Group including Turkish missionaries kidnapped in Haiti – media

Reuters A group of people including at least eight Turkish missionaries has been kidnapped in Haiti after traveling by bus from the Dominican Republic, according to Haitian and Dominican media, amid a wave of gang violence in Haiti. The abduction occurred on Sunday afternoon near Croix-des-Bouquets, where a group of US and Canadian missionaries was […]

Church agency: Captive missionaries made daring escape

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Berlin, OhioAP Captive missionaries in Haiti found freedom last week by making a daring overnight escape, eluding their kidnappers and walking for miles over difficult, moonlit terrain with an infant and other children in tow, according to the agency they work for, officials said Monday. The group of 12 navigated by stars to reach safety […]

Last of group of 10 Catholic hostages, including two French nationals, freed in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, HaitReuters The last six of 10 hostages who were kidnapped in Haiti earlier this month were released on Friday, including four Catholic priests and two French citizens, according to a senior church leader of the Caribbean nation. The group of 10, five priests and two nuns among them, were initially taken at gunpoint from […]

Seven Catholic clergy, including two French citizens, kidnapped in Haiti

Port-au-PrinceReuters Five priests and two nuns were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday, a Catholic priest said, with two French citizens among the hostages in the Caribbean nation increasingly riven by kidnappings and violent crime. The clergy members were kidnapped in the commune of Croix-des-Bouquets, northeast of the capital Port-au-Prince, said Father Gilbert Peltrop, secretary general […]