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Global News published this video item, entitled “Suspicions of foreign forces’ involvement in Haitian president’s assassination stokes anger” – below is their description.
The gunmen who assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse remain at large, but authorities say they’ve killed multiple suspects and arrested six others. One of the men police have detained is reportedly American.
On top of suspicions of foreign involvement are ones that local police may have been involved and it’s stoked further anger in the country, with some members of the public having called on police to turn over the suspects to them.
Mike Armstrong reports on the latest details emerging from the murder investigation.
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In This Story: Haiti
Jean-Jacques Dessalines (later Emperor Jacques I), defeated Napoleon Bonaparte’s forces and declared Haiti’s sovereignty on 1 January 1804.
Haiti became the only state in history established by a successful slave revolt. Apart from Alexandre Pétion, the first President of the Republic, all of Haiti’s first leaders were former slaves.