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Missions work continues in Haiti as the need is still there

Wooster Daily Record 28 Nov 2021
TIES TO HAITI ... Though the organization paused its work in 2019 and 2020 amid growing safety concerns, CAM has been active in Haiti since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake killed more than 200,000 people in 2010, leaving many children orphaned ... Showalter pointed out CAM is working to improve the lives of the people of Haiti through education and prayer.
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Release of two Haiti hostages gives cause for hope as concern remains for 15 still captive

Wooster Daily Record 23 Nov 2021
The release of two of the Christian Aid Ministries hostages held by a gang in Haiti is welcome news for locals following the case and for an organization that tracks kidnappings there ... A spokesperson for the ministries said further details could not be provided, including names of the released hostages and whether they are still in Haiti.
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2 of 17 Haiti kidnapping victims released, Christian Aid Ministries announces

Richland Source 23 Nov 2021
Two of 17 people being held captive in Haiti have been released, according to the organization who sponsored the missions trip ... CAM, whose membership includes Amish, Mennonite and Anabaptist denominations, has worked in Haiti for decades as part of its global mission "to minister to physical and spiritual needs."
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Notorious Haiti gang frees 2 of 17 kidnapped missionaries after weeks

The Keene Sentinel 22 Nov 2021
Two of the 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti more than a month ago have been released, Haiti police and the U.S.-based religious organization they worked for said Sunday ... 16 by a notorious gang east of Haiti’s capital ... “We have learned that two of the hostages in Haiti were released.
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U.S. officials say there is proof that some of the kidnapped missionaries in Haiti are alive

Newsner 18 Nov 2021
When 17 Christian missionaries were kidnapped last month outside Port-au-Prince, in Haiti, the world looked on in horror and feared the worst ... “It is now the 24th day of this crisis, and our workers and loved ones are still being held hostage in Haiti,” CAM posted on its website ... Please consider joining CAM in a day of #prayer tomorrow.
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Prayer for kidnappers deeply rooted in mission group's faith

Johnson City Press 29 Oct 2021
It is based in Ohio’s Amish heartland of Holmes County, and has operated in Haiti and other lands for nearly four decades ... 16 while returning from a visit to an orphanage supported by CAM ... But the kidnappings follow by two years the eruption of a sexual-abuse scandal involving one of CAM’s former longtime missionaries to Haiti, Jeriah Mast.
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Prayer for kidnappers deeply rooted in mission group’s faith

West Hawaii Today 29 Oct 2021
It is based in Ohio’s Amish heartland of Holmes County, and has operated in Haiti and other lands for nearly four decades ... But the kidnappings follow by two years the eruption of a sexual-abuse scandal involving one of CAM’s former longtime missionaries to Haiti, Jeriah Mast.
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Missionaries have longtime ties to Haiti, aim to 'serve our fellow man' despite dangers

Mansfield News Journal 28 Oct 2021
CAM spokesman. Most of the missionaries in Haiti have been living there long term, which helps explain why they're willing to face potential dangers ... .
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US Captives in Haiti Were Helping Rebuild Quake-Damaged Homes

The Epoch Times 21 Oct 2021
CAM added the missionary's work in Haiti included distributing Bibles and Christian literature, feeding the elderly, and getting medicine to clinics. "Their heartfelt desire is to share the love of Jesus," CAM said.
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Christian Aid Ministries: Kidnapped victims from Ohio, five other states, Canada

Record-Courier 21 Oct 2021
16 in Haiti are from Ohio and five other states and Canada ... Haiti kidnappings.Byesville church member among missionaries kidnapped in Haiti. A CAM representative said during the press conference that those kidnapped are from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Oregon, Michigan, Tennessee and Ontario.
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Christian Aid Ministries asks for continued prayer for kidnapped missionaries in Haiti

Wooster Daily Record 20 Oct 2021
BERLIN – The latest statement from Christian Aid Ministries comes on the third day after 17 missionaries and family members, including children, were taken hostage in Haiti ... More.What we know about the kidnapped missionaries in Haiti ... "Many people, including CAM management and Haitian and U.S.
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Kidnapping in Haiti shines spotlight on gangs, risk experts say

Metro USA 19 Oct 2021
According to its annual report, much of CAM’s work in Haiti is in La Source, far west of the capital, and in Titanyen, on the northern outskirts of Port-au-Prince ... In 2019, it emerged that an employee for the Christian group had molested children while working for the organization in Haiti, and that CAM managers had known for years.
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U.S., Haiti work to secure release of 17 abducted missionaries with Holmes County ties

Richland Source 18 Oct 2021
The organization, whose membership includes Amish, Mennonite and Anabaptist denominations, has worked in Haiti for decades as part of its global mission "to minister to physical and spiritual needs." CAM sent missionaries and aid to 133 countries in 2020, according to its website ... CAM did not respond to a request for comment.
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Five of kidnapped missionaries in Haiti are from Michigan, including 4 children, pastor says

Detroit news 18 Oct 2021
Five of the 17 missionaries kidnapped by a gang in Haiti over the weekend are from Michigan's Oceana County, including four children, their pastor told The Detroit News ... Embassy in Haiti is also involved and coordinating with local authorities and working with the individuals’ families.
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