(AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery, File)
A group of armed men stormed the home of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, killing him and critically injuring his wife, Martine Moïse, on July 7. Interim President Claude Joseph, Moïse’s protege, assumed leadership temporarily and called on the U.S. government to assist with the investigation of what U.S. Haitian Ambassador Bocchit Edmond called a “well-organized” assasination. So far, four suspects have been killed and two were arrested according to Haiti’s national police chief. President Moïse has been ruling by decree for more than a year and his opposition has been calling for his resignation for fear of another period of authoritarianism.
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