Diaspora

Senators fight to bring kidnapped Ohio missionaries home – WTRF

WTRF
by:
WHEELING W.Va. (WTRF) Only a week ago a group of missionaries were kidnapped in Haiti, several of those missionaries from Ohio. Ohio Senator Robert Portman says that he knows the U.S. Government is trying to help these people. 
He says he passed legislation at a committee that requires the Federal Government to do a better job at addressing these violent gangs in Haiti. This requires an inter-agency approach to this which means not just the state department but also law enforcement.  
We’ve got to get these people back. I would make an appeal to these criminal gangs who are holding them. These are people who are going to Hatti to help, and they were kidnapped at an orphanage. 
These kidnappers ought to be dealt with. There ought to be consequences and they ought to know these people they are holding, and harming are in Haiti to try to help the citizens of Haiti and have been doing so for years. They’re selfless and they are driven by faith and their need to provide help to the least of us.
The Haitian gang has demanded $17 million in ransom for the hostages, which is said to include 5 children.  
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown says they are behind the professional in what they need to deal with this awful problem for those families, many of them from Holmes County and one from Guernsey County Ohio.  
Portman says that they pray for their safe return. 
Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – The Wheeling Rotary Club welcomed a very special guest on Tuesday afternoon whose work can be seen in a lot of places here in Wheeling.
Housing Developer Jeffery Woda spoke about his companies development in the Wheeling area.
Barnesville, OH (WTRF)- The face of infrastructure across Ohio is changing as we know it.
Behind it all is one major initiative state leaders stand by, including Governor Mike DeWine.
WHEELING, W. Va. (WTRF)- It’s a fun night every year children can’t wait for: Trick-Or-Treat!
But for some, the bright Halloween lights and spooky noises can be a lot, especially for those on the autism spectrum.

source

What's your reaction?

Excited
0
Happy
0
In Love
0
Not Sure
0
Silly
0

You may also like

More in:Diaspora

Comments are closed.