Suspects in Assassination of Haitian President in U.S. Custody

On Tuesday, US officials announced that four suspects in custody for the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on July 7, 2021 were transferred to the United States for their prosecution. 

According to CBS News, “The defendants, James Solages, 37, Joseph Vincent, 57, Alejandro Riveria Garcia, 44, and Christian Sanon, 54, are currently being held in US custody. Solages and Vincent, both US citizens from Florida, were arrested in Haiti shortly after the assassination.” 

The 53-year-old Haitian president was shot 12 times and his wife wounded when his assassins entered his home located near Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. 

Suspects James Solage and Joseph Vincent, the two US citizens, were arrested first after Moïse’s killing. 

According to the New York Post, Christian Sanon, was ” an elderly pastor, doctor, and failed businessman that authorities have identified as a key player. His associates have suggested he was duped by the real — and still unidentified — masterminds behind the assassination.” 

Alejandro García …

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