February 4, 2012
by Cody Harding
On February 4, 2010, Haitian authorities charged ten US citizens with kidnapping 33 Hatian children. In January 2010, they were arrested while attempting to transport the children across the Haitian border into the Dominican Republic. The Americans were associated with the Idaho-based group, New ...[read more]
March 8, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A Haitian judge on Monday ordered the release of one of the last two US missionaries out of a group of 10 who were arrested on kidnapping charges following the January 12 earthquake. The judge announced last month that both missionaries would be released, following the release of the other eight ...[read more]
February 24, 2010
by Steve Czajkowski
A Haitian judge on Tuesday announced the forthcoming release of the last two US missionaries out of a group of 10 who were arrested on kidnapping charges following the January 12 earthquake. Eight members of the missionary group affiliated with the Central Valley Baptist Church of Idaho and the ...[read more]
February 18, 2010
by Bhargav Katikaneni
A Haitian judge on Wednesday ordered the release of eight of the 10 US missionaries held in a Haitian jail on kidnapping charges in the wake of the January 12 earthquake. Eight of the 10 members of the missionary group, affiliated with the Central Valley Baptist Church of Idaho and the New Life ...[read more]
February 11, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The Haitian judge overseeing the prosecution of 10 US citizens charged with kidnapping in the wake of the January 12 earthquake said he will recommend their provisional release pending the investigation. Judge Bernard Saint-Vil said he will send the recommendation to the prosecutor, who has the ...[read more]
February 5, 2010
by Steve Czajkowski
A federal judge ruled Thursday that a lawsuit that accuses Chiquita Brands International Inc. of assisting Marxist rebels who killed Colombian missionaries may go forward. The suit was brought by family members of five North American missionaries who had worked for the New Tribes Mission (NTM) in ...[read more]
February 5, 2010
by Matt Glenn
Haitian authorities charged ten US citizens Thursday with kidnapping 33 children. The Americans, many of whom were from the Idaho-based New Life Children's Refuge, were arrested last week for attempting to take the children across the Haitian border into the Dominican Republic where the group c... ...[read more]
June 20, 2005
by Tom Henry
The Presbyterian Church (USA) has formally adopted 11 changes to its constitution in an effort to prevent and deal more harshly with sexual abuse by members of the clergy. The changes, to be incorporated into the church's Book of Order on July 3, allow victims more involvement in the offender... ...[read more]
October 15, 2004
by Gretchen E. Moore
Brazil's first shoot-down law will take effect Sunday, 90 days after its enactment. The law allows Brazil's air force to shoot down small planes suspected of carrying drugs. Colombia is the only other South American country to have such a statute. Peru had a similar law but ret... ...[read more]

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