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US religious group says Haitian gang releases 3 hostages

Dec. 06, 2021 13:48 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A religious group based in Ohio announced Monday that a violent gang in Haiti has released three more hostages, while another 12 remain abducted. The statement from Christian Aid Ministries said the people were released on Sunday in Haiti and are...

Dominican Republic expels, mistreats Haitians, activists say

Dec. 06, 2021 10:25 AM EST

DAJABON, Dominican Republic (AP) — Bien-Aimé St. Clair frowned as the stream of older Haitian migrants pushed past him. Accused of living in the Dominican Republic illegally, they knew they had no choice but to go back across the border to Haiti. But St. Clair, 18, hesitated. He...

Ohio religious group says gang in Haiti releases three more hostages, 12 more remain captive

Dec. 06, 2021 09:27 AM EST
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Ohio religious group says gang in Haiti releases three more hostages, 12 more remain captive.

Dominican Republic expels, mistreats Haitians, activists say

Dec. 05, 2021 15:49 PM EST

DAJABON, Dominican Republic (AP) — Bien-Aimé St. Clair frowned as the stream of older Haitian migrants pushed past him. Accused of living in the Dominican Republic illegally, they knew they had no choice but to go back across the border to Haiti. But St. Clair, 18,...

Turks and Caicos sea collision kills at least 7; dozens safe

Dec. 01, 2021 09:49 AM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A Turks and Caicos police boat collided with a vessel carrying migrants believed to be from Haiti, spilling scores of people into the sea and leaving at least seven dead, police said. The Turks and Caicos police said they had recovered seven...

Former US Rep. Carrie Meek remembered as trailblazer

Nov. 29, 2021 14:19 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Carrie Meek, who died Sunday, is being remembered as a trailblazer, a descendent of a slave who became one of the first Black Floridians elected to Congress since Reconstruction. But the late Congressman John Lewis had another way of describing her. ...

Haiti prime minister appoints new Cabinet amid turmoil

Nov. 24, 2021 19:11 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Prime Minister Ariel Henry swore in his new Cabinet on Wednesday, more than four months after he assumed leadership of Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. The appointments come as Haiti struggles with a rise in...

Mexico breaks up second migrant march

Nov. 23, 2021 23:19 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say a group of hundreds of mainly Haitian and Central American migrants who had started walking north have agreed to be separated and taken by bus to several cities to apply for humanitarian visas. The migrant march had set out on...

Kidnappers release 2 of 17 missionaries abducted in Haiti

Nov. 22, 2021 00:06 AM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Two of 17 members of a missionary group who were kidnapped more than a month ago are safe and “in good spirits” after being freed in Haiti, their U.S..-based church organization announced. Christian Aid Ministries issued a statement...

US missionaries say 2 of 17 abductees freed in Haiti

Nov. 21, 2021 19:28 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Two of 17 members of a missionary group who were kidnapped more than a month ago have been freed in Haiti and are safe, “in good spirits and being cared for,” their Ohio-based church organization announced Sunday. Christian Aid...