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Will the US Government Rescue Me in a Different Country?

Legal Assistant International Law

In October 2021, 17 missionaries – one Canadian and 16 Americans – were kidnapped near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a country with one of the highest rates per capita of kidnappings in the world. This incident was one of the dozens of kidnappings of American citizens that occur abroad every year. While the majority of hostages return home once the ransom is …