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Group Offered $500K Bribe to “Take Care” of Moïse, Ambassador Says
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Group Offered $500K Bribe to “Take Care” of Moïse, Ambassador Says

After months of demonstrations, demands and dealings to oust President Jovenel Moise from office, an actual threat emerged in the wee hours of February 7. Police Inspector Marie Louise Gauthier left a voice message for National Palace Security Chief Dimitri Herard. In the voicemail, she offered him about $470,000 to help her opposition groups force Moïse from office.

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US Officials Silent about American Mercenaries Released to their Custody Despite Hints of their Involvement

Since the return of the detained contractors, the US government has made no public remarks about the case. On Friday, Feb. 22, the State Department held an informal telephone briefing for members of Congress and staff interested in the case. In response to questions about details concerning the Americans or what the group was doing in Haiti, the official on the call apparently provided no specifics. But those questions are unlikely to stop.