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Widow of assassinated Haiti president considering run to replace him

The widow of Haiti’s assassinated leader is seriously considering a run for the presidency, she said in her first interview since the harrowing attack – which she believes was orchestrated by “oligarchs” in the troubled nation. Martine Moïse, 47, who was badly wounded when her husband, President Jovenel Moïse, 53,...
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‘They thought I was dead’: Haitian president’s widow on assassination

With her elbow shattered by gunfire and her mouth full of blood, the first lady of Haiti lay on the floor beside her bed, unable to breathe, as the assassins stormed the room. “The only thing that I saw before they killed him were their boots,” Martine Moïse said of the moment her husband, President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti, was shot dead beside her. “Then I closed my eyes, and I didn’t see anything else.”
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Daily Mail

Widow of assassinated Haiti president reveals the moment she lay motionless, choking on her own blood as she played dead because 'if the president could die, everybody else could too'

The widow of assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has recalled the terrifying moment her husband was shot dead next to her as she claims she only survived because the killers thought she was already dead. 'When they left, they thought I was dead,' Martine Moïse, 47, told the New York...
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US special counsel lays blame on DEA in bungled Haiti drug-trafficking case

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s office in Haiti mishandled a major investigation into a Colombian ship loaded with hundreds of kilos of cocaine and heroin, including assisting and paying Haitian officials to destroy some of the drug evidence, according to a U.S. special counsel’s report issued Friday. The DEA’s botched...
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