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Bradenton youth group reflects on their time stranded in Haiti during protests

“I know a lot of you knew what had been happening while we were there and how we weren't able to make it to the airport but I just want to assure you of one thing, that is that God had us there for a purpose,” Pastor Jeff McCauley said.

10NEWS - 2018-07-15 20:47:51

Bradenton mission group returns from Haiti, calls experience a "blessing"

BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - A youth group from a Bradenton church is now back home after being stranded in Haiti. Now, those young missionaries are sharing their account of what happened during deadly riots."Our high school pastor told us to expect the unexpected on the trip, and that definitely happened

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-07-15 19:20:00

Goshen mission group welcomed home after safe return from Haiti

Right now, serious protests are happening in Haiti over growing gas prices, which stalled the group's return to the U.S.

WNDU - 2018-07-15 18:43:00

Mission teams stranded in Haiti return back to Alabama

The cancellation of flights stranded church groups and volunteers from a number of U.S. states, including South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-07-15 18:14:31

Bradenton church group calls Haiti trip a blessing

"We were never stuck, we were never stranded," Pastor Jeff McCauley said. "We were moving forward into the purposes and plans that God had for us in those extra days."

WFLA.COM - 2018-07-15 16:43:33

Haiti to name new prime minister 'as soon as possible'

FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Haiti's Prime Minister Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant stands on stage during his confirmation ceremony at the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Lafontant resigned Saturday, July 14, 2018, amid criticism for his failed attempt to increase fuel prices.

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-07-15 15:43:20

Haiti's prime minister resigns amid fuel price hike fallout

Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant in his place in Parliament for the interpellation session at the Chamber of Deputies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on July 14, 2018. Pierre Michel Jean / AFP - Getty Images

NBC 2 - 2018-07-15 14:52:00

Church mission teams stranded by Haiti violence return to Alabama

The mission team from Faith Community Fellowship in Trussville, Ala., returned from Haiti on Tuesday. (Facebook)

FOXNEWS - 2018-07-15 12:42:57

Facing South Florida: Unrest in Haiti

Guest: Jacqueline Charles, Caribbean-Haiti Reporter, Miami Herald

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-07-15 11:42:20

Haiti's Prime Minister Resigns After Riots Over Fuel Price Hike

Haiti's Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday after days of riots sparked by a plan to raise prices on fuel. Haitian President President Jovenel Moïse said on Twitter that he had accepted Lafontant's resignation as well as members of his cabinet. Moïse said he would work to choose a ne

YAHOO! - 2018-07-15 00:00:00

Haiti prime minister resigns after deadly unrest

"I submitted my resignation to the president of the republic," who has "accepted my resignation," Lafontant said in the lower house of Haiti's legislature.

YAHOO! - 2018-07-15 00:00:00

Haiti president addresses nation after prime minister’s resignation

This is what it’s like driving to the Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Haiti Sunday as some flights resumed service.As Haiti entered a third day of civil unrest, some airline flights to the country resumed. Haitians had been protesting a 38 percent gas price hike by the government with

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-07-15 00:00:00

Haiti's prime minister quits amid backlash over fuel price protests

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday as he faced a non-confidence vote after a move to lower fuel subsidies prompted days of violent protests in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Haitian Prime minister Jack Guy Lafontant gestures during a meetin

REUTERS - 2018-07-14 23:17:05

Haiti's prime minister resigns following protests over government's attempt to raise fuel prices

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid widespread unrest following his failed attempt to increase fuel prices.Lafontant told Haiti's Chamber of Deputies on Saturday that he sent President Jovenel Moise his resignation letter.The deputies had called on the

10NEWS - 2018-07-14 20:06:39

Haiti's prime minister resign amid unrest over fuel prices

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- Haiti’s prime minister has resigned after protests over the government’s attempt to raise fuel prices.Haitian officials announced July 6 that price increases of up to 50 percent on fuel would take effect the following day, sparking protests throughout the country in which doze

CLICK10.COM - 2018-07-14 19:58:47

Haiti’s government falls one week after unpopular fuel price hike led to riots

“Before coming here, I presented my resignation to the president of the republic,” Lafontant said about 10 minutes into his speech to the chamber in which he defended his tenure, shirked responsibility for the unrest and said Haitians today have a model in him.

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-07-14 15:43:00

Haiti's PM Steps Down Over Fuel Prices, Violence

Haiti has been in turmoil since last week, when the government announced plans for major increases in the prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene.

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-07-14 18:29:00

Youth group returns home from Haiti

“The mission organization sent a team into Haiti yesterday all the way into the airport just to scope things out and see what everything looked like, and we were in constant contact with the U.S. embassy so we were confident that by the time our team moved this morning at 5 a.m. we weren’t going to

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2018-07-14 10:00:00

07/29 Folk Arts Series: Rhythms & Dances of Haiti 01:30 PM

Haiti Cultural Exchange is a nonprofit organization established to develop, present and promote the cultural expressions of the Haitian people. Seeking to raise awareness of social issues and foster cultural understanding and appreciation through programs in the arts, education and public affairs. S

NEWROCHELLETALK.COM - 2018-07-14 08:30:00

Haiti's prime minister resigns following violent protests that killed at least 7

People run after cars were set on fire near the Best Western hotel during protests over a fuel price increase in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday, July 7, 2018.Associated Press/Dieu Nalio Chery