More Suspects Arrested in Assassination of Haitian President

In all, 17 suspects have been detained and another eight are being sought.

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Suspects in the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise are tossed on the floor after being detained, at the General Direction of the police in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, July 8, 2021. A Haitian judge involved in the murder investigation said that President Moise was shot a dozen times and his office and bedroom were ransacked.( AP Photo/Jean Marc Hervé Abélard)
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian authorities have made more arrests in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, raiding Taiwan’s Embassy where several suspects are believed to have sought refuge, while also detaining two Haitian-Americans and several former Colombian soldiers allegedly tied to the plot. In all, 17 suspects have been detained and another eight are being sought, according to National Police Chief Léon Charles. “We are going to bring them to justice,” the police chief…

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