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President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday by armed men in his private residence. International reactions are increasing as the Haitian Prime Minister has declared a “state of siege”. Follow our liveblog.
Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated early Wednesday, July 7, at his home. An event that threatens to further destabilize the poorest country in the Americas, already facing a dual political and security crisis.
The announcement of this execution was made by the interim Prime Minister, Claude Joseph, who a few hours later declared a “state of siege” granting enhanced powers to the executive.
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