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Judges’ clerks assisting in the Haiti assassination investigation have reportedly received’serious death threats’

Judge's clerks assisting in the investigation into the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse have gotten death threats. The National Association of Haitian Clerks said Monday that two of its members received the threats, Le Nouvelliste reported. Moïse was assassinated by a group of armed assailants who stormed into his home at around 1 am on July 7. See more stories on Insider's business page. Judge's clerks who have been assisting in the investigation into the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse have recieved "serious death threats," a local report said. The National Association of Haitian Clerks said Monday tha...
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3 men suspected of assassinating Haiti’s president were killed in a bloody shootout, holed up in a concrete building, report says

Suspects in the killing of Haiti's president were pinned down in a shootout, CNN reported. The network retraced the aftermath, where 25 men were pinned down in a concrete building. Some died, while some escaped to hide in the conveniently empty Taiwanese embassy, ​​CNN said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The suspects in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse got into an protracted and bloody siege in the aftermath of the assassination, according to a CNN report. Much is still unclear about the July 7 attack, which left the president dead, riddled with bullets, and Haitian security forces scrambling to catch t...
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Several of the men arrested in Haitian president’s assassination had ties to US law enforcement: reports

Several of the men arrested in connection to the president's assassination, had ties to US law enforcement, according to CNN. Haitian authorities arrested two Haitian American men and 26 Colombian men last week. On Sunday, police arrested another Florida-based Haitian American who is accused of being the mastermind behind the attack. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several of the men arrested in connection to last week's assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse, had ties to US law enforcement, according to Reuters and CNN.The US Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed to Insider that at least one of the men ...
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Suspects in the Haitian president’s assassination claim they broke into his house to arrest — not kill — him, reports say

Jovenel Moïse was killed in the bedroom of his Port-au-Prince home early July 7. Two of the 17 men arrested said the plan was to arrest Moïse, not kill him, per the Miami Herald. The motive is still unclear. Haitian authorities have accused 28 men of being part of the hit. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Wife of assassinated Haitian president described watching her husband die after his body was’riddled” with bullets

The wife of the Haitian President described the attack that killed her husband from her hospital bed. Martine Moïse said the killers shot so quickly that her husband was unable to "say a single word." Moïse was also shot and flown to Flordia for treatment, but said she was in "beautiful condition." LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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A US man accused of assassinating of Haiti’s president called him’crazy,’ his uncle told reporters

A US citizen suspected in the murder of the Haitian president called him "crazy," a report says. James Solages is one of two Haitian-Americans held on suspicion of the murder of Jovenel Moïse. Profiles in his name say he runs a Haiti-focused charity and a Florida-based engineering company. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the two US citizens accused in the killing of President Jovenel Moïse said that the leader was "crazy," his uncle told Haitian-focused Brooklyn newspaper The Haitian Times. 35-year-old James Solages, a Haitian-American who lived in South Florida, is among 17 suspected being held in Port-au-Princ...
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Haitians are’shocked’ and’dumbfounded’ by president’s assassination, which throws the embattled country into further chaos

The assassination of Haiti's president has left Haitians feeling even more distressed about their country's future. The president had many enemies, but the motivations for the killing remain unclear. One top expert on Haitian politics told Insider he's "shocked" and "dumbfounded" over the killing. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Live updates: Police arrested suspected assassins of Haitian president, communications secretary says
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Live updates: Police arrested suspected assassins of Haitian president, communications secretary says

Local police arrested the "presumed" assassins of President Jovenel Moïse on Wednesday evening. Haiti's Communications Secretary Frantz Exantus tweeted Wednesday that local police had arrested the "presumed" assassins of President Jovenel Moïse.—Frantz Exantus (@FrantzExantusHT) July 7, 2021Exantus did not provide additional details but said more information would be available shortly on the country's sta...