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Haiti: Jovenel Moïse investigated personalities linked to drug trafficking

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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, assassinated in July 2021, drew up a list of names of politicians and businessmen linked to drug trafficking, reported on Saturday. New York Times, who adds that he planned to provide those names to the US government.

Moise and powerful political and business figures, some of whom were suspected of drug and arms trafficking “,” text “:” The document was part of a larger series of clashes between Mr Moise and powerful political and business figures, some of whom were suspected of drug and arms trafficking “}}”>The document was part of a larger series of clashes between Mr. Moïse and powerful political and business figures, some of whom were suspected of drug and arms trafficking., writes the American newspaper.

Some of those arrested confessed that retrieving this list of names of people suspected of being involved in drug trafficking was a priority, the report said. New York Times citing three Haitian officials close to the investigation.

A spokeswoman for Prime Minister Ariel Henry’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Jovenel Moïse was shot dead during a night raid on his home by a group of armed men which included former Colombian soldiers. Haitian authorities have arrested 45 people but have so far not charged anyone with the murder.

The assassination of Jovenel Moïse plunged Haiti into a serious political crisis in the absence of an elected president and fueled a wave of kidnappings by gangs who now control much of the country.

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