Haiti's First Lady Martine Moise. Photo via TV Guide Time

First Lady Martine Moïse posted a voice message on her Twitter account Saturday hours before getting surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital, according to Le Nouvelliste.

Mercenaries shot Moïse at least three times on Wednesday around 1:00 a.m. at her home in Pelerin 5, Port-au-Prince. President Jovenel Moïse was shot at least 12 times and died on the scene.

“It’s Martine Moïse talking to you,” said Moïse in Creole in the two-minute audio message. “Twenty-five years of marriage, 25 years of living together, and in one night, the mercenaries snatched him away from me. The tears will never stop flowing from my eyes. My heart will keep bleeding.”

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.