Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated in attack at his home; police say they’ve killed 4 suspected assailants and arrested 2 others

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Miami Herald

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated and his wife wounded during an armed attack in the early hours Wednesday at their private residence above the hills of Port-au-Prince, plunging the Caribbean nation, already in the throes of a political crisis, into fresh uncertainty about its leadership. Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph, who first told his fellow Haitians about the president’s assassination, said he is in charge and that the country is now under martial law. He also sought to reassure the international community that he’s in control, meeting with thei…

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