The FBI has issued a warning to American citizens and permanent residents to not travel to Haiti as the country is gripped by a surge in gang violence. The directive was also aimed at those residing in South Florida. The agency has reported a 300 percent increase in kidnappings since the year began when compared to the same time period last year.
Four Florida men, including the owner of a Miami-based security company, were arrested on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.
The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is stating that the unprecedented rise in gang violence in Haiti is severely impacting the nation's stability on multiple fronts. His remarks came as Special Representative Helen La Lime addressed the Security Council on Tuesday, detailing the effects of gang violence and control on the nation's populace and calling for more assistance for the national police.
Kodak Black is once again putting on for his homeland. He is donating $50,000 dollars worth of water to help Haiti during their water crisis.
The office of Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry issued a statement on Monday detailing the attempt on his life as he and other government officials attended a mass on New Year’s Day in the northern part of the country.
The remaining missionaries from the group of 17 that were kidnapped for ransom in Haiti in October reportedly escaped their captors and made their way to the countryside to freedom, as related by a spokesperson for the group in a press conference in Ohio.
Even though Haiti can’t seem to get a break there is a victory that has to be acknowledged. Two missionaries have been freed after being held hostage over a month.
The Christian aid group that the gang kidnapped is comprised of 16 Americans and one Canadian, including five children, according to still developing reports.
News broke early Wednesday (July 7) that Haiti President Jovenel Moïse was killed during an attack on his residence by several gunmen, leaving his wife injured. As the news is still developing, we've scoured several news outlets to gain more information.
Kanye West is doing a million things at once. Besides allegedly running for President and exercising his Twitter fingers, Yeezy found time to hit up Haiti.
While some cities continue to party like its 1999 some areas are still fighting for their lives against COVID-19. One area is being slowly decimated.
Since leaving prison, Kodak Black has gone about the business of resuming his buzzing rap career and aligning himself with the likes of Bruno Mars and Gucci Mane among others. In a recent post, the Florida rapper hinted as building a school in the native lands of his Haitian forefathers.