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Ransom paid for release of missionaries kidnapped in Haiti – U.S. Christian ministry group

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(Reuters) – A ransom was paid to secure the release of a group of Canadian and American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, the U.S.-based Christian ministry group who organized their trip to the Caribbean nation said on Monday. “Other people who sought to help us provided funds to pay a ransom and allow the negotiation process to continue. As you can imagine, we are not able to say anything further in respect to these negotiations,” a spokesman for the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries said during a news conference. (Reporting by Katharine Jackson)

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