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Haiti Police Chief Leon Charles addresses the press. (Via France24)

Suspected assassins arrested in the death of Haïti President Jovenel Moise have fingered Florida-based Christian Emmanuel Sanon, as an author of the July 7 murder plot. 

But the reports by Haitian law enforcement authorities on what transpired thus far in the death of Moise have raised questions among the diaspora and analysts. Haitian law enforcement have said that Sanon had ambitions to become president and hired a Colombian security detail through a Doral, Florida-based firm, CTU Security, according to The Miami Herald. The original mission was allegedly to kidnap Moise and install Sanon as president. 

Questions about Dr. Sanon’s finances

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Sam is a reporter for The Haitian Times and a 2020 Report for America corps member. He has covered Haiti and its diaspora since 2018. His work has also appeared in USA Today, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Haiti Liberte. Sam can be reached at sam@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @sambojarski.