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May 22, 2022, 8:56 PM

Gangs strangle Haiti's capital as deaths, kidnappings soar

Gangs are fighting each other and seizing territory in Haiti's capital with a new intensity and brutality
May 22, 2022, 8:56 PM
Gangs strangle Haiti's capital as deaths, kidnappings soar
May 12, 2022, 6:04 PM

Official: Suspects break into Haiti court, ransack offices

Haiti Government Commissioner Jacques Lafontant tells The Associated Press that unidentified suspects have broken into one of the country's main courthouses, ransacked judges’ offices and stole items including cell phones
May 12, 2022, 6:04 PM
Official: Suspects break into Haiti court, ransack offices
May 4, 2022, 1:36 PM

Kidnapped Dominican diplomat freed in Haiti

The Domican Republic's foreign minister says a diplomat from his country has been freed four days after being kidnapped in neighboring Haiti
May 4, 2022, 1:36 PM
Kidnapped Dominican diplomat freed in Haiti
1 month ago

Haitians struggle to find food, shelter amid new gang battle

Heavy gunfire is echoing in a once quiet neighborhood in Haiti’s capital that has become ground zero in a gang fight that has killed at least 20 people, injured more than a dozen and forced thousands to flee their homes this week
1 month ago
2 months ago

Over 100 Haitian migrants land in Florida Keys on single boat

About 150 Haitian migrants landed in Florida by boat after a dangerous trek on a single vessel.
2 months ago
Over 100 Haitian migrants land in Florida on single boat
4 months ago

ABC News Exclusive: Haiti kidnapping survivor breaks his silence

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Christian Aid Ministry member Austin Smucker about his harrowing experience surviving a kidnapping in Haiti.
4 months ago
ABC News Exclusive: Haiti kidnapping survivor breaks his silence
4 months ago

Haiti kidnapping survivor gives 1st TV interview

Austin Smucker, 27, described the moment he and 16 others were taken hostage by Haitian gang 400 Mawozo while on a missionary trip in October 2020.
4 months ago
Haiti kidnapping survivor gives 1st TV interview
4 months ago

2 killed, dozens injured as 2 quakes shake southwest Haiti

Two moderate earthquakes have shaken southwest Haiti, killing two people, injuring dozens of schoolchildren and damaging hundreds of homes
4 months ago
4 months ago

Canada, US and allies talk aid for Haiti at meeting

Haiti’s spiraling insecurity and growing concerns about its ability to hold general elections following the killing of President Jovenel Moïse prompted two dozen international senior officials to meet amid a pressing need to take action
4 months ago
Canada, US and allies talk aid for Haiti at virtual meeting
4 months ago

Suspect in Haiti president’s assassination extradited to US

U.S. authorities say a businessman accused in the July 7 killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was extradited to face criminal charges in Miami after he was detained in the Dominican Republic
4 months ago
Suspect in Haiti president’s assassination extradited to US
4 months ago

Jamaica arrests ex-Haiti senator sought in leader's slaying

He was sought in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.
4 months ago
5 months ago

Haiti PM flees under gunfire as Haiti rings in new year

Haiti has welcomed the new year with violence as Prime Minister Ariel Henry fled the northern city of Gonaïves following a shootout between his security forces and an armed group that had warned the leader not to set foot in the city
5 months ago
Haiti PM flees under gunfire as Haiti rings in new year
5 months ago

Haitian hostages describe daring escape to freedom

Marcus Moore reports on new details about the missionaries who were held captive in Haiti for two months and are now free after reportedly making a daring overnight escape.
5 months ago
Haitian hostages describe daring escape to freedom
5 months ago

Church agency: Captive missionaries made daring escape

Captive missionaries in Haiti found freedom last week by making a daring overnight escape, eluding their kidnappers and walking for miles over difficult, moonlit terrain with an infant and other children in tow, according to the agency they work for
5 months ago
5 months ago

12 missionaries freed from hostage in Haiti

The remaining 12 hostages from a U.S.-based missionary group held hostage by a Haitian gang were released, authorities confirmed on Thursday.
5 months ago
12 missionaries freed from hostage in Haiti
5 months ago

Haitian gang releases remaining hostages from US-based missionary group

A Haitian gang on Thursday released its remaining hostages from US-based missionary group.
5 months ago
Haitian gang releases remaining hostages from US-based missionary group
5 months ago

All from US missionary group freed in Haiti, police say

The remaining members of a U.S.-based missionary group who were kidnapped two months ago have been freed
5 months ago
All from US missionary group freed in Haiti, police say
5 months ago

ABC NEWS LIVE: All 12 remaining hostages in Haiti have been released

Plus, at least 21 tornadoes were reported across the U.S. heartland overnight with Minnesota having its first December tornado ever, and influential scholar and poet Bell Hooks dies at 69 years old.
5 months ago
ABC NEWS LIVE: All 12 remaining hostages in Haiti have been released
5 months ago

Fireball from overturned tanker kills 75 in Haiti: official

Authorities say at least 75 people were killed and dozens more injured after a gasoline tanker overturned and exploded in northern Haiti
5 months ago
Official: Gasoline truck explodes in Haiti; dozens killed
5 months ago

As violence in Haiti spikes, aid groups struggle to help

A spike in violence has deepened hunger and poverty in Haiti.
5 months ago
6 months ago

2 missionaries released after being kidnapped in Haiti

Two of the 17 Christian missionaries who were kidnapped by a Haitian gang in October have been released, according to an Ohio-based ministry.
6 months ago
2 missionaries released after being kidnapped in Haiti
6 months ago

2 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti released, ministry says

Two of the Christian missionaries who were kidnapped in Haiti last month have been released, according to the ministry.
6 months ago
2 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti released, ministry says
6 months ago

2 of 17 Christian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti freed

The missionaries, 16 Americans, 1 Canadian and their Haitian driver were abducted by a notorious Haitian gang in October.
6 months ago
2 of 17 Christian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti freed
6 months ago

US missionaries say 2 of 17 abductees freed in Haiti

A Christian Aid Ministries group was kidnapped by the 400 Mawozo gang on Oct. 16
6 months ago
7 months ago

Boat capsizes off Haitian coast, at least 12 people dead

A vessel carrying passengers and construction materials sank.
7 months ago
7 months ago

Group defends work in Haiti of 17 abducted missionaries

A religious organization whose 17 missionaries were kidnapped in Haiti almost a week ago is defending its work in dangerous places
7 months ago
7 months ago

Effort to rescue 17 kidnapped Americans in Haiti continues

The FBI made contact with the 400 Mawozo gang, which is accused of kidnapping 17 missionaries and holding them hostage for $1M per person ransom.
7 months ago
Effort to rescue 17 kidnapped Americans in Haiti continues
7 months ago

Former prime minister discusses Haiti’s ongoing hostage crisis

The former prime minister of Haiti spoke about the recent kidnapping of missionaries and how the country became a dangerous place for its citizens and travelers.
7 months ago
Former prime minister discusses Haiti’s ongoing hostage crisis
7 months ago

Efforts intensify to free kidnapped missionaries in Haiti

Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed to do everything possible to secure the release of the hostages who were kidnapped Saturday by a gang while doing missionary work.
7 months ago
Efforts intensify to free kidnapped missionaries in Haiti
7 months ago

Compounding recent turmoil in Haiti, a Christian missionary group is kidnapped

After the assassination of president Jovenel Moise and an earthquake that killed 2,200, Haiti is once again the focus of attention after a group of 17 people, including children, were kidnapped.
7 months ago
Compounding recent turmoil in Haiti, a Christian missionary group is kidnapped
7 months ago

Gang demands millions of dollars in ransom after kidnapping 17 missionaries

The missionaries had been visiting an orphanage when they were abducted by the gang at a checkpoint during an airport run on Saturday.
7 months ago
Gang demands millions of dollars in ransom after kidnapping 17 missionaries
7 months ago

17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries confirmed that 16 Americans and one Canadian, including five children, were on their way back from an orphanage on Saturday when they were abducted by gang members.
7 months ago
17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti
7 months ago

17 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti: US religious group

Victor Oquendo reports on the American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti on “This Week.”
7 months ago
17 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti: US religious group
7 months ago

US missionaries kidnapped by gang in Haiti

The Ohio-based group was about to return to the U.S. after building an orphanage in Haiti.
7 months ago
US missionaries kidnapped by gang in Haiti
7 months ago

FBI makes contact with gang accused of kidnapped missionaries in Haiti

A U.S. embassy official confirmed that federal agents have made contact with 400 Mawozo, the gang that is accused of abducting American and Canadian missionaries over the weekend.
7 months ago
FBI makes contact with gang accused of kidnapped missionaries in Haiti
7 months ago

Group clings to faith as US works on Haiti kidnapping case

A U.S. religious organization whose 17 members were kidnapped in Haiti is asking supporters to pray and share stories with the victims’ families of how their faith helped them through difficult times as efforts to recover them entered a sixth day
7 months ago
7 months ago

New threat from gang leader believed to have kidnapped 17 missionaries in Haiti

ABC correspondent Marcus Moore is in Port Au Prince, Haiti, discussing the U.S. response to the new video from the gang leader and how the situation has escalated there.
7 months ago
New threat from gang leader believed to have kidnapped 17 missionaries in Haiti
7 months ago

Haiti gang leader threatens American captives in new video

The head of 400 Mawozo gang believed to be responsible for kidnapping 17 missionaries issued an ominous threat in a video.
7 months ago
Haiti gang leader threatens American captives in new video
7 months ago

Former '400 Mawozo' hostages describe ordeal as Haiti gang demands $17 million ransom for kidnapped missionaries

Survivors of a previous kidnapping by Haitian gang 400 Mazowo shared their stories with ABC News.
7 months ago
Survivors share horrific details after being kidnapped by Haitian gang
7 months ago

Anatomy of a kidnapping: Haitian woman recounts abduction

The kidnapping of 17 missionaries and their relatives in Haiti is only one of hundreds of abductions that have occurred in recent months as the country struggles with a spike in gang violence
7 months ago
7 months ago

FBI, US embassy working to obtain release of 17 people, including Americans, kidnapped in Haiti

The FBI and the U.S. embassy are assisting in rescue efforts after 17 people, including Americans, were kidnapped in Haiti.
7 months ago
FBI, US embassy working to obtain release of Americans kidnapped in Haiti
7 months ago

17 missionaries, including 5 children, kidnapped in Haiti, ministry says

Seventeen missionaries, including five children, have been kidnapped in Haiti, according to the ministry the group is affiliated with.
7 months ago
17 missionaries, including 5 children, kidnapped in Haiti, ministry says
7 months ago

Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping missionaries

A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children has been kidnapped in Haiti.
7 months ago
8 months ago

Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment

The images — men on horseback with long reins, corralling Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico — provoked an outcry
8 months ago
8 months ago

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions

U.S. officials say the Biden administration’s special envoy to Haiti has resigned, protesting large-scale expulsions of Haitian migrants to their homeland as it is wracked by civil strife and natural disaster
8 months ago
8 months ago

US special envoy for Haiti resigns in protest over migrant removals

The U.S. special envoy for Haiti, Daniel Foote, has resigned in protest over the Biden administration deportations, calling them "inhumane."
8 months ago
US special envoy for Haiti resigns in protest over migrant removals
8 months ago

Haitians on Texas border undeterred by US plan to expel them

The Biden admin nears a final plan to expel thousands of Haitian migrants
8 months ago
US nears plan for widescale expulsions of Haitian migrants
8 months ago

Haiti faces fresh instability as PM comes under scrutiny

Haiti’s government is starting to crumble as Prime Minister Ariel Henry faces increased scrutiny from authorities investigating the president’s slaying
8 months ago
8 months ago

Frustration grows for migrants stuck in southern Mexico

Tens of thousands of Haitian migrants are stuck in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, most unable to find work because they lack legal status
8 months ago
8 months ago

Haiti struggles 1 month later after earthquake

One month after a devastating earthquake killed thousands and injured many more in Haiti, people are still struggling with homelessness and access to health care.
8 months ago
Haiti struggles 1 month later after earthquake