American nurse kidnapped in Haiti: What you need to know

Posted on AllSides August 1st, 2023
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American nurse Alix Dorsainvil and her daughter were abducted last Thursday from a small health clinic near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 

Both Haitian and U.S. authorities are investigating the abduction, but no information has been publicly released on who abducted her, what they want, or what it will take to free her. 

The incident highlights what the U.S. State Department has deemed a rising risk of kidnapping and other crimes against Americans in the country. 

Here’s what we know.

Dorsainvil is an American nurse who was seized by kidnappers last Thursday while...

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