Two of 17 kidnapped missionaries released in Haiti in ‘good spirits’

Two of 17 kidnapped missionaries released in Haiti in ‘good spirits’


Two of 17 missionaries kidnapped by a ruthless gang in Haiti last month have been released, church officials said.

Christian Aid Ministries announced in a statement Sunday that two of the 16 Americans and one Canadian who were abducted by the 400 Mawozo gang in Port-au-Prince on Oct. 16 were in “good spirits” and “being cared for” after being freed.

“We praise God for this!” the Ohio-based organization said. “We cannot provide or confirm the names of those released, the reasons for their release, where they are from, or their current location.”

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The leader of the notorious gang, Wilson Joseph, had threatened to kill the hostages, demanding $1 million for each person, although it wasn’t clear if that ransom pertained to the five

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