Haiti’s leader has accused eight men, including five Americans, of being “terrorists” on a mission to destabilize his government.
Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant told CNN that the eight, who were arrested on Sunday, are “mercenaries” seeking “to target the executive branch of the government.” He did not offer any further information to support this allegation.
The claim comes as both Ceant and president Jovenel Moise face calls to resign by Haitians fed up with the country’s economic woes. The country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, has been rocked by two weeks of deadly protests, which began Feb. 7. Continue reading
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