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Haiti protests continue amid search for missionaries – Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Haiti’s Port-au-Prince — A protest strike has hit Haiti’s poor economy in a new way, shutting down businesses, schools and public transport. 17 kidnapped members A group of missionaries based in the United States

FBI agents and other US authorities are helping Haitian authorities search for 12 adults and 5 children. Ohio Christian Aid MinistryWas kidnapped on Saturday during a trip to an orphanage.

This group includes 16 Americans, 1 Canadian, and a 2-year-old child.

The Wall Street Journal Members of the kidnapped “400 Mawozo” gang report that they are seeking a $ 17 million ransom for a safe return.

according to CNNHaiti’s Minister of Justice Liszt Quitel said police were in contact with the group on Monday, but said negotiations with the gang could take “weeks”.

This is the largest reported kidnapping of this kind in recent years, with Haitian gangs growing more bravely.

Gangsters have been accused of abducting school children, doctors, police officers, bus passengers, etc. as they became more powerful.

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