The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning American citizens to stay out of Haiti amid a surge in violence that included an American couple being kidnapped there last month.
“While we understand that there are strong ties between Haiti and South Florida, before traveling there one should consider the trauma and financial costs of being kidnapped not only to themselves but to their family and friends as well,” FBI Supervisory Special Agent Liz Santamaria said this week, the Miami Herald reported.
According to the FBI’s Miami field office, kidnappings are surging in Haiti to the tune of a 300% increase for the first three months of 2023 when compared to 2022.
Haitian gangs have turned to extreme measures, with atrocities akin to those reported during the genocide in Rwanda, according to a Haitian doctor in an interview from his home in Port-au-Prince late last month.
Lawlessness, torture, civil war and “The Purge” were all used to describe what life is like for people living within the western borders on the island of Hispaniola.
“The people of Haiti continue to suffer one of the worst human rights crises in decades and a major humanitarian emergency,” United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said in a recent report to the U.N. Security Council. “With the high number of fatalities and increasing areas under the control of armed gangs, insecurity in the capital has reached levels comparable to countries in armed conflict.”
The State Department is currently advising Americans not to travel to Haiti “due to kidnapping, crime and civil unrest.”
Two Americans, Jean Dickens Toussaint and his wife, Abigail Toussaint, were kidnapped in March when they traveled to Haiti to see ailing relatives and attend a local festival.
The couple, who were held by a gang for ransom, were released a month later. The conditions of their release weren’t immediately revealed.
On Monday, a mob in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince beat and burned 13 suspected gang members to death with gasoline-soaked tires after pulling the men from police custody at a traffic stop, police and witnesses said.
The horrific vigilante violence underlined public anger over the increasingly lawless situation in Port-au-Prince, where criminal gangs have taken control over an estimated 60% of the city since the July 2021 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.
Six more burned bodies were laid in a nearby neighborhood later Monday, and some witnesses said that police killed them and residents set them on fire.
Haiti National Police said in a brief statement that officers in the city’s Canape Vert section stopped and searched a minibus for contraband early Monday, and had confiscated weapons from suspects before they were “unfortunately lynched by members of the population.” The statement did not elaborate on how members of the crowd were able to take control of the suspects.
It’s time for the American people to issue warnings to any real institutional Patriot Americans that belongs to this country, to extremely avoid conversation or contact with any communist corrupted pedophile and criminal illegal alien coddling three letter demonic luciferian Democrat corrupted agencies , it could be fatal to your health, just having a constitutional free speech conversation with these fascist gestapo demons who are obviously looking to remove your free speech and constitutional rights by any means possible like they did on January 6th shooting an innocent woman in the throat and letting the Democrats program and indoctrinated black entitlement murdering demon not get prosecuted for a hate crime murder and illegal shooting of a unarmed peaceful protester, Real Americans got it figured out who the real domestic terrorists and threat to America really is, that’s why they’re giving their communist Democrat last dying ditch effort to destroy the real Americans in this country by bribing the rest of the uneducated , fake victim , bribed and paid for democrat ,undeserving, unearned, entitlement sucking demons who will gladly take the mark of the beast and join their party of luciferian antichrist communist for a future of communist enslavement, oppression, & destruction of humanity and Earth itself
There are still some safe areas of Haiti – Labadee and Jacmel as well as Ile le Vashe. But then if you are really concerned, go to the Dominican Republic. Same island, different nation.
Interesting Fun FactL Haiti is the oldest Democracy in the Western Hemisphere proving that Democracy doesn’t work everywhere. Hell is barely works in the United States!
seems to be working fine but democrats are tearing it apart
You’re right about democRATS taking democracy apart! They are true Communists, bent on turning America into another Communist Country with one RAT dictator system of government.
It’s not the Democracy itself. It’s the leaders put in place. Haiti has been marinating in political instability and corruption for years, especially under Moise who’s since been shot, plunging Haiti into further instability. Know the real facts, not the fun “facts!”
And let’s not forget that America is not a democracy but a republic. Regardless, same argument – we have corrupt leaders at every turn who cheat to win.
my guess is they needed the money that Hillary & bill Clinton stole, during the amount they raised to rebuild Haiti after the hurricane that happened it was like 17 million or something like that gave haiti 1 or 2 and stole the rest for their selves leaving haiti destroyed to try to rebuild on their own and this is the result of that now