You are viewing the "Kidnapping" Archives

Armed forces secure the area where Haiti's prime minister, Ariel Henry, placed a bouquet of flowers in front of a memorial to independence hero Jean-Jacques

What we know about the 17 missionaries from kidnapped in Haiti by a notorious gang

Posted on:

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Seventeen people who traveled to Haiti for a Christian mission trip to build houses are being held hostage by one of the country’s most notorious gangs, 400 Mawazo. The gang is asking for a $17 million ransom, or $1 million for each person in the group, according to reporting from The… Read More