US vows to help free missionaries in Haiti as kidnappers demand $17m ransom

A gang known as 400 Mawozo has been identified as behind the kidnapping of the group, which includes five children.

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The United States on Tuesday vowed to do all in its power to free US and Canadian missionaries taken hostage in Haiti, after kidnappers demanded $1 million for each of the group of 17.

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