Jamaica refused to extradite to Haiti the main suspect in the assassination of the president

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Jamaica refuses to extradite Colombian Palaciose, suspect in the assassination of Haitian President

Jamaica refused to extradite to Haiti the main suspect in the assassination of the president

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The Jamaican authorities refused to extradite to Haiti the Colombian Mario Antonio Palacios, one of the main suspects in the assassination of the President of the Republic Jovenel Moise. This is reported by Reuters, citing a statement from local authorities.

A Colombian citizen arrested in October will be deported to his homeland on January 3.

It is clarified that at the end of October, the Haitian leadership sent an official request for the extradition of Palacios.

In November 2021, Turkish authorities arrested in the country the suspect Samir Handal, who is of great interest in the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. Handal was wanted by Interpol in this case. He was detained at the Istanbul airport during a transfer: he was flying from the United States to Jordan via Turkey.

Moiz's residence was attacked on the night of July 7, and was tortured before his death. The criminals mortally wounded the head of state from firearms, he received 12 wounds. Three foreigners were among the liquidated assassins of the president. On July 22, it was revealed that some of the assassins were undergoing an American military training program.

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