On Sunday, Haitian investigators said Dr. Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 63, was a central figure in the assassination plot of Jovenel Moïse. Here’s what we know so far about Dr. Sanon.

  1. Sanon is listed as a family medicine practitioner based in Boynton Beach, Florida, a Haitian enclave in Palm Beach County. Photos of residence below.

2. His website christiansanon.com redirects to a site called https://haitilivesmatter.com. Both were down as of Monday.

3. Sanon has been discussing becoming president of Haiti since at least 2010, according to his Twitter account. He posted infrequently about him heading to Haiti, meeting with government opposition groups and attending political conferences.

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Larisa Karr

Larisa is a reporter for The Haitian Times covering politics, elections and education primarily. A graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she has interned at CNBC and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. She is also a recipient of the 2021 DBEI Fellowship by Investigative Reporters & Editors. Larisa can be reached by email at larisa@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @larisakarr.