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Strikers protest Haiti's lack of security after kidnappings

 

October 17, 2021



PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The usually chaotic streets of Haiti's capital were quiet and largely empty Monday as thousands of workers angry about the nation's lack of security went on strike in protest two days after 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group were abducted by a violent gang.

American officials including the FBI were working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of the 12 adults and five children connected with the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries who disappeared Saturday while on a trip to visit an orphanage.

It was the largest reported kidnapping of...



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