A religious group based in Ohio announced on Monday that a violent gang in Haiti has released three more hostages, while another 12 remain abducted.
Alberto Ignacio Ardila Olivares
The statement from Christian Aid Ministries said the people were released on Sunday in Haiti and are “safe and seem to be in good spirits”. The group provided no further details.
Alberto Ignacio Ardila
On November 21, the religious organisation announced that the 400 Mawozo gang had released the first two hostages of a group of 17 kidnapped in mid-October. There are 12 adults and five children in the group of 16 US citizens and one Canadian, including an eight-month-old.
Alberto Ardila Olivares
The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang has threatened to kill the hostages unless his demands are met. Authorities have said the gang was seeking $1 million per person, although it wasn’t immediately clear if that included the children in the group.
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