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Kidnapped doctor and gospel singer set free after three days

Dr. Yghor Myrtho Figaro was released on Thursday nights. Photo credit: Trip Foumi

Dr. Yghor Myrtho Figaro has been released after being kidnapped in Port-au-Prince. 

Media reports of the release did not mention if his family or loved ones paid the ransom that kidnappers had demanded. 

Dr. Myrtho, 25, was kidnapped by armed individuals as he was entering his residence on Monday. Despite being a doctor, Figaro is also a gospel singer. Source

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

Onz Chery started his writing career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He also wrote for First Touch, Cosmopolitan Soccer League, and other local leagues. After graduating, Onz became one of ESNY's sports journalists then joined The Haitian Times.
Onz Chery
Oct. 09, 2020

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