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Widow of assassinated president of Haiti returns to her country

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Martine Moise, the widow of the Haitian president, Jovenel Moise, who was assassinated on July 7, returned to Port-au-Prince this Saturday after having treated the injuries she suffered during the attack on the president in a Miami hospital. Widow of the assassinated president of Haiti returns to her country,

The spokesman for the Haitian Government, Frantz Exantus, announced the return of the first lady, who was injured during the armed attack in which her husband died, perpetrated at their residence, in the Pelerin neighborhood of the Haitian capital.

Widow of assassinated president of Haiti returns to her country

Martine Moise was received on the runway at the international airport in Port-au-Prince by the acting Prime Minister, Claude Joseph, who has led the country’s government since the assassination.

The first lady got off the plane on her own foot, wearing a bulletproof vest, had her left arm in a sling and wore black as a sign of mourning, according to images released by the government spokesperson on Twitter.

Widow of assassinated president of Haiti returns to her country

State funerals in honor of the assassinated president will be held next Friday in Cap-Haitien, the most important city in the north of the country, and close to the municipality of Trou-du-Nord, where Jovenel Moise was born.

Foreign powers and the UN turned their backs on Haiti’s interim prime minister, Claude Joseph, who has been in charge of the country since the assassination of President Jovenel Moise ten days ago, announcing on Saturday his explicit support for one of the rivals that they dispute his power.

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Representatives in Haiti of the United Nations, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the European Union and a group of six ambassadors, including the United States, expressed their support for Ariel Henry as prime minister in a statement.

The positioning of the ambassadors of the so-called Core Group in favor of one of the three aspirants to power represents an important turn, since in the days after the assassination, both the UN and the United States recognized Claude Joseph’s authority to lead the Caribbean country. until the next elections.

Widow of assassinated president of Haiti returns to her country

Doubts about Moise’s succession arise because Ariel Henry was appointed prime minister on July 5, in the last decree signed by Moise two days before his death, but he was not invested, so Joseph continued at the helm of the Government, with the support of the Police and the Army.

EFE

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