A lawyer for ten American missionaries, said the Haitian government has dropped kidnapping charges against nine of 10 Americans arrested in January.
The missionaries were arrested trying to take a busload of 33 children from Haiti to an orphanage in the Dominican Republic. Nine of them were later released and allowed to return home.
Laura Silsby, the [...]
A Haitian judge said eight of the 10 U.S. missionaries arrested on charges of child kidnapping three weeks ago would be released Wednesday, while the other two will face additional questioning, Reuters reported.
Only Laura Silsby, the leader of the group, and Charisa Coulter, will be held for further investigation, Judge Bernard Saint-Vil told Reuters.
One of [...]
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A Haitian judge has decided to release 10 U.S. missionaries accused of kidnapping 33 children and trying to spirit them out of the earthquake- stricken country, a judicial source said on Wednesday.
Judge Bernard Saint-Vil must now send his recommendation to the prosecutor, who may agree or object, but the judge has the final authority [...]
Group of U.S. Baptist missionaries arrested trying to leave Haiti with a busload of children they gathered from the disaster zone were being questioned Tuesday by a judge.
The investigating magistrate queried the five women for several hours and will follow up with the five men on Wednesday, according to the Haiti’s communications minister. No lawyers [...]