At least six journalists have been kidnapped and released in Haiti over the past eight months in 2023. They include Haitian journalist Jean Thony Lorthé (left), Pierre-Louis Opont (center), president of Haiti’s independent Télé Pluriel channel 44, and Blondine Tanis (right), a host on Haitian broadcaster Radio Renovation FM. (Photo credits: Jean Thony Lorthé, Haiti Ministry of Communication, and Radio Renovation FM)

Journalist kidnappings rise in Haiti as violence spikes