Updated: Jul 11, 2021
❗️Haiti’s president killed by ‘foreign hit squad’ of ex-Colombian military & Haitian-Americans, 11 arrested inside ‘Taiwan embassy’
Haiti’s national police force has claimed that 2 Americans and 26 Colombians were responsible for the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, while Taiwan confirmed that 11 arrests were made at its diplomatic compound.
The US State Department told Reuters it could not confirm whether American citizens had been arrested, but said it is in contact with Haitian officials to determine next steps. The island’s elections minister Mathias Pierre identified the two Haitian-Americans as James Solages, 35, and Joseph Vincent, 55.
TWO men claim to be Haiti PM after Presidential assasination!
Interim PM Claude Joseph claims he is Haiti’s leader by “law and constitution”, claiming that Ariel Henry never took office - despite being designated by Jovenel Moise the day before his murder.
▪️Deputy JP Carl Henry Destin has revealed Moise has his “eye blown out”, shot 12 times by 5.56mm and 7.62mm rounds in head, chest & hips
▪️FOUR of the gunmen have been shot dead by cops, two reportedly arrested
▪️Wife Martine Moise’s life now reported “out of danger” after previously critical condition
▪️Cartridges found used in NATO weapons like M4A1 and FN SCAR, and Kalashnikov weapons.
"It's an exceptional situation. There is a bit of confusion. I am the prime minister in office,” said Henry, before urging a “consensus” as he didn’t want to "throw oil on the fire”.