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Desperate Haitians suffocate under growing power of gangs

The Roanoke Times 24 Oct 2021
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The video shows more than 30 men lined up in front of a crumbling structure in silence ... Someone exclaims, “There will be trouble in Port-au-Prince!” ... Gangs control up to 40% of Port-au-Prince, a city of more than 2.8 million people where gangs fight over territory daily.
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Colombian wanted in Haiti assassination to be extradited from Jamaica -Colombia police

Reuters 23 Oct 2021
BOGOTA, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Jamaica will extradite a former Colombian military member implicated in the assassination of former Haiti President Jovenel Moise to Port-au-Prince, Colombia's police chief said on Friday.
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As Haiti reels from crises, U.S. policy decisions are called into question

The Los Angeles Times 23 Oct 2021
The acting prime minister was headed to speak at the monument marking the spot where Jean-Jacques Dessalines was assassinated just outside the capital, Port-au-Prince, but his convoy was turned back by gunfire ... Sherman pointed out that the United States had spent more than $5 billion in aid since an earthquake leveled much of Port-au-Prince in 2010.
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Group clings to faith as US works on Haiti kidnapping case

Boston Herald 23 Oct 2021
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HaitiA U.S ... The FBI is helping Haitian authorities recover the 16 Americans and one Canadian ... The streets of Port-au-Prince were largely quiet and empty on Friday, although hundreds of supporters of Jimmy Chérizier, leader of “G9 Family and Allies,” a federation of nine gangs, marched through the seaside slum of Cité Soleil ... ....
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We’ll shoot them in the head, say kidnappers of 17 American and Canadian missionaries

The Times/The Sunday Times 23 Oct 2021
Joseph leads the 400 Mawozo gang, which has been linked to a surge of kidnappings in Port-au-Prince, the capital, in recent months ... .
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Doctor turns patient: For years he helped people recover from strokes, then he had one.

Dispatch Argus 23 Oct 2021
People protest for the release of kidnapped missionaries near the missionaries' headquarters in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Oct ... Security forces patrol the streets of Croix-des-Bouquets, near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Oct ... a safe port to disembark them.
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Christian Aid Ministries: What we know about Ohio-based kidnapped missionaries in Haiti

Inde Online 23 Oct 2021
An Ohio-based missionary group is asking for prayer as a Haiti gang that has captured aid workers from the group has threatened to kill them unless they receive a $17 million ransom ... Haiti kidnappings.Gang danger everywhere ... Damien Hospital outside of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, to perform life-saving heart surgeries on Haitian children ... .
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Forest hawk listed as endangered, but falconer disagrees

The Associated Press 23 Oct 2021
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On Jacks Mountain, where the trees showed hints of gold and orange, raptors took flight on an autumn afternoon, hitching a free ride on warm updrafts all along the ridge ... Few people ever see one ... Dupuy, who was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, took the male northern goshawk when it was a chick in 2013 and he’s raised it ever since ... .
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The Lufkin News 23 Oct 2021
Amid the Capitol riot, Facebook faced its own insurrection. WASHINGTON — As supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, battling police and forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of a different kind was taking place inside the world’s largest social media company ... 6 turmoil ... SANTA FE, N.M ... PORT-AU-PRINCE, HaitiA U.S ... ....
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AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

Bowling Green Daily News 23 Oct 2021
The announcement, made by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in brief scripted remarks at the start of the kingdom's first-ever Saudi Green Initiative Forum, was timed to make a splash a little more than a week before the start of the global COP26 climate conference being held in Glasgow, Scotland ... PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S.
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AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

Hastings Tribune 23 Oct 2021
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids. Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group ... 1 ... 6 ... PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S ... .
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AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

North Shore News 23 Oct 2021
Amid the Capitol riot, Facebook faced its own insurrection. WASHINGTON (AP) — As supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, battling police and forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of a different kind was taking place inside the world’s largest social media company ... 6 turmoil ... 6 riots ... 6 ... PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S.
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AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

North Shore News 23 Oct 2021
Deal seems near on $2T Biden package, though deadline slips ... Negotiations were expected to continue into the weekend, all sides indicating just a few issues remained unsettled in the sweeping package of social services and climate change strategies ... Pelosi said a deal was “very possible.” ... ___ ... ___. Warrant ... ___ ... ___ ... 6 ... PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S ... .
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AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

North Shore News 23 Oct 2021
Amid the Capitol riot, Facebook faced its own insurrection. WASHINGTON (AP) — As supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, battling police and forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of a different kind was taking place inside the world’s largest social media company ... 6 turmoil ... 6 riots ... 6 ... PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S.
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Pa., N.J. could get first national park

The Citizens' Voice 23 Oct 2021
MILFORD — Up a winding mountain road two hours from any major city, a small parking lot appears through the fall foliage and it’s as busy as any Wawa ... “Are you leaving?” drivers asked any hiker standing near a car ... Dupuy, who was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, took the male northern goshawk when it was a chick in 2013 and he’s raised it ever since.
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