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Observers: A “new Haiti” in full view as gangs abduct whites, threaten to kill missionaries

Scores of Haitians and foreigners alike say kidnapping whites is one way for Haitian gangs to assert their growing power and display their bravado, and even greed for the exorbitant ransom sums they have demanded. For some observers, going after foreigners is also their potential downfall.