Day: September 17, 2021

Prosecutor seeking charges against Haiti PM Henry was fired


Primary Minister Ariel Henry is sworn in as Haiti’s new chief throughout a ceremony in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on July 20, 2021.

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The felony investigation into the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse took a surreal transform Tuesday when Port-au-Prince’s major prosecutor questioned the investigative choose to demand Primary Minister Ariel Henry in link with the July 7 slaying.

Chief Prosecutor Bed-Ford Claude built the request in a two-webpage purchase to Judge Garry Orelien. He questioned the choose to bar Henry from leaving the state.

There is just a person problem. Claude had presently been fired — by the key minister — when he despatched the request, according to a memo from the key minister’s workplace.

In the letter dated Monday, Henry explained to Claude that he had been discharged for “serious administrative infractions.” That identical working day, Henry also fired Claude’s boss, Justice Minister

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