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Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: July 8, 2021 | Manhunt continues for Haitian president’s assassins” – below is their description.
The manhunt continues for the gunmen who assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on Wednesday, including the masterminds behind the incident. Mike Armstrong reports some of the suspects remain at large, but authorities say they’ve killed multiple suspects and arrested six others.
A winner has been determined in the neck and neck race to replace the outgoing national chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Mike Le Couteur reports on the first female to ever hold the position.
Canada’s Green Party is getting attention for all the wrong reasons. Ross Lord reports on the embattled leader Annamie Paul and the string of controversies threatening the success of her party.
While some Canadians who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 can now skip quarantine when they arrive home from overseas, others can’t. Jamie Mauracher explains why and how it has some people considering getting double dosed again.
Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will miss out on the experience of having fans cheering them on from the stands. As Crystal Goomansingh reports, with the host city under its fourth state of emergency due to COVID-19, questions are growing over why the games are still happening.
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