Haitian PM Ariel Henry fires minister seeking his prosecution in president’s assassination

Fresh turmoil hit Haiti’s government on Wednesday as Prime Minister Ariel Henry replaced his justice minister and a senior official stepped down, saying he could not serve a premier under suspicion in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. Amid a brewing political crisis, Henry replaced Justice Minister Rockfeller Vincent with Interior Minister Liszt Quitel, who… Read More Haitian PM Ariel Henry fires minister seeking his prosecution in president’s assassination

Dignitaries rushed to cover as protests erupt at funeral of slain Haitian president Jovenel Moise

A U.S. delegation and other dignitaries were hurried to vehicles as reports emerged of shots fired and crowd control gas used on protesters outside the funeral of late Haitian president Jovenel Moise on Friday. Witnesses smelled the gas and heard detonations they believed to be shots. There were no immediate reports of injuries among protesters… Read More Dignitaries rushed to cover as protests erupt at funeral of slain Haitian president Jovenel Moise

Haiti’s interim PM Claude Joseph agrees to step down

Claude Joseph, who has nominally led Haiti as acting prime minister since the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moise, said in a Washington Post interview published on Monday he has agreed to step down, handing power to a challenger backed by the international community. The announcement appears to end a power struggle in the… Read More Haiti’s interim PM Claude Joseph agrees to step down

Haitian police arrest suspected mastermind in assassination of President Jovenel Moise

Haitian police said on Sunday they had arrested one of the suspected masterminds in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, a Haitian man whom authorities accused of hiring mercenaries to oust and replace Moise. Moise was shot dead early on Wednesday at his Port-au-Prince home by what Haitian authorities describe as a unit of assassins… Read More Haitian police arrest suspected mastermind in assassination of President Jovenel Moise

U.S., Colombia to send officials to aid investigation of Haitian president’s assassination

The United States and Colombia said on Friday they will send law enforcement and intelligence officials to help Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moise and arrests of their nationals by Haitian authorities. The United States will send federal law enforcement officers to Haiti as soon as possible, the White House said on Friday,… Read More U.S., Colombia to send officials to aid investigation of Haitian president’s assassination

Several suspects arrested in connection with assassination of Haitian president

U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies on Friday were probing American connections to this week’s assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, three sources said, the day after two Haitian-American men were arrested on charges of participating in it. Haitian police identified the two as James Solages, 35, and Joseph Vincent, 55, saying that they were… Read More Several suspects arrested in connection with assassination of Haitian president

Unidentified assailants assassinate Haitian President Jovenel Moise

Haitian President Jovenel Moise was shot dead by unidentified attackers in his private residence overnight in an “inhuman and barbaric act” and his wife was injured, Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said on Wednesday. He said the police and army had the security situation under control but gunshots could be heard throughout the capital after… Read More Unidentified assailants assassinate Haitian President Jovenel Moise