Another alleged Moïse assassin held in Jamaica

January 15, 2022
Jovenel Moïse - Former Haitian President. (File photo)

Another key suspect linked to the assassination of former Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has been captured in Jamaica.
However, it is unclear where John Joel Joseph, a former Opposition Senator, was apprehended by Jamaican law enforcement personnel.

The Jamaican police were still carrying out the necessary verification, a senior police official told The Gleaner on Saturday.
Joseph, who is Haitian, was listed among five “fugitives” for whom Haiti’s Justice Minister Rockefeller Vincent said the country would offer six million gourdes for their arrests.
The other key suspect, ex-Colombian military officer Mario Antonio Palacios, was deported from Jamaica on January 4 in keeping with an order by the Supreme Court here.
However, he was reportedly intercepted in Panama by US law enforcement agents and taken to Florida where he was charged with various crimes related to Moïse’s assassination.

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