The Washington Post
8 Turkish citizens reportedly kidnapped in Haiti:
Eight Turkish citizens have been kidnapped in Haiti, an official said, the latest high-profile kidnapping by gangs. Hugues Josue, the Turkish honorary consul in Haiti, said the group had boarded a bus in the neighboring Dominican Republic and were kidnapped in the Croix-des-bouquets neighborhood of Port-au-prince, the capital of Haiti. Josue said he did not have any details on a potential ransom request. Croixdes-bouquets is controlled by the 400 Mawozo gang, which kidnapped 17 members of an American missionary group in the same area in October. The gang demanded $1 million in ransom and held most of the captives until December.