Meanwhile, a Colombian police chief said a former Haitian justice ministry official may have ordered the assassination of Haiti's president, citing a preliminary investigation into the murder.
A US-based security firm appears to be central to Jovenel Moise’s killing by a professional team, which allegedly includes Haitian-Americans and ex-Colombian soldiers.
Haitian President Jovenel Moise’s assassination plot grows complicated as the intial probe reveals the hit squad had some training from US military and was hired via a shadowy Miami company.
Christian Emmanuel Sanon, who is of Haitian nationality, arrived in the island nation in June with “political objectives” in recruiting the gunmen who assassinated President Jovenel Moise last week.
Competing claims for the presidency by political rivals have fueled uncertainty as the government scrambles to maintain order and provide answers to the public about the killing.
Two men who were killed in gun fight and 15 others being interrogated in assassination of President Jovenel Moise "may have belonged to national army" of Colombia, having left it between 2018 and 2020, police say.
Haiti's police have killed or apprehended suspected killers of President Jovenel Moise, officials say, and are hunting for masterminds behind the assassination.
Group of unidentified individuals attacked home of President Jovenel Moise overnight, killing him and wounding his wife Martine Moise, says PM Claude Joseph.
Haitian authorities have announced that more than 400 inmates have escaped and 25 people are dead in a prison break, making it the country's largest and deadliest in a decade.
Police arrest more than 20 people accused of trying to kill President Jovenel Moise and overthrow his government, officials say.
Since coming to power in February 2017, Moise has faced the anger of an opposition movement that refuses to recognise his victory in an election widely seen as dubious. And protests turned violent in late August due to a national fuel shortage.
Several people have died in the past three weeks amid the often violent political clashes.
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