Haiti president’s assassins falsely identified themselves as DEA agents

The incident seriously injured the first lady, Martine Moise, who was flown by ambulance plane to Miami (USA) for treatment.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The men who shot dead Haitian President Jovenel Moise lied and identified themselves as agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), said the Haitian ambassador to Washington, Bocchit Edmond, on Wednesday.

State Department spokesman Ned Price denied any DEA involvement in the crime.

In a virtual press conference, Ambassador Edmond cited a video in the Haitian government's possession showing how the men allegedly identified themselves as DEA agents. "We have a video, and we believe that (the perpetrators of the crime) are mercenaries," said Edmond, who insisted that it was a "well-orchestrated . . .

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