Haiti is slowly developing its cocoa industry to ensure better incomes for thousands of modest farmers.
In the video, two choir members can be seen singing a hymn before they suddenly drop their mics and cower by the side of the altar. As piano music continues to play, a man wielding a rifle enters the screen and is seen taking them away.
According to a message from Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries, "this is a special prayer alert,” the one-minute message said. "Pray that the gang members would come to repentance.”
The image of US Border Patrol US Border Patrol agent on horseback violently trying to grab a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas, is proof enough that Biden policies may not be any different from his predecessor Trump on issues concerning migrants (“Haitians fear the worst as US begins mass expulsion,” Sept. 22, Gulf Today).
The Biden administration is relying on a contested Trump-era policy as it disperses thousands of Haitian migrants along the US-Mexico border in and around the small South Texas city of Del Rio.
The group was snatched by the 400 Mawozo gang, which controls the Croix-des-Bouquets area east of the capital of Port-au-Prince, police inspector Frantz Champagne told the media on Sunday.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas announced last week that 13,000 Haitian asylum seekers have been conditionally permitted to enter the United States, and 3,000 are in detention.
More than 9,900 people were wounded when the quake struck the southwestern part of the Caribbean nation on Saturday, about 100 miles (160 kilometres) to the west of the capital Port-au-Prince, according to the updated toll.
The earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday at about 8:30 (12:30 GMT), 12 km from Saint-Louis-de-Sud, 160km from the capital, Port-au-Prince, according to the American Seismological Centre.