In Haiti, Violence Culminates in Moise’s Assassination


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There’s still a lot of confusion about the circumstances surrounding the attack that took Haitian President Jovenel Moise’s life and seriously wounded his wife, who is being treated at a hospital in Florida. But one thing is certain: The power vacuum it created has exacerbated a political crisis that already seemed intractable and potentially explosive.

According to Haitian authorities, the attack on Moise’s home early Wednesday was carried out by a professional and heavily armed team that included 26 Colombians and two Haitian Americans. So far, 15 of the Colombian assailants have been…

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