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Friday, December 24, the lawyers of the former Colombian military officer Mario Antonio Palacios, demanded during a hearing at the Supreme Court of Jamaica the release of their client considered by Haitian investigators as the number 1 suspect in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïsehttps://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34162-haiti-flash-president-jovenel-moise-assassinated-by-mercenaries-official-updated-7am-+-video.html . The Jamaican magistrates have taken the petition under advisement. In the meantime, the Haitian government has made a second request for the extradition of Palacios to Haiti.
DR : A mother throws her 3 daughters into a river
Anne Zulia Yofree, a 36-year-old Haitian mother, threw her 3 daughters (12 years old, 2 years and a few months) in the Tablon river, in Rio San Juan, (Province of Maria Trinidad Sanchez in the Dominican Republic). The 12-year-old girl died, her two sisters were barely saved. The mother was arrested and taken into custody.
Arrest of the leader of the gang "Gaton" on the run
This Sunday, December 26, the National Police of Haiti proceeded to the arrest in the southern department of Johnny Charles aka "Gato, a leader of a gang operating in the Îles-à-Vache, escaped from the Prison of Les Cayes during the earthquake of August 14.
Economy : 100 Gourdes for US $ 1
On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, the benchmark rate of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) stood at 100.3413 Gourdes to the US dollar.
218th independence : The PM will go to Gonaïves
Acting Prime Minister Ariel Henry will travel to Gonaïves on January 1, 2022 for the celebration of the 218th anniversary of Haiti’s independence. Enold Joseph Minister of Defense met in this sense the past weekend leaders of popular districts of the city of independence.
Seizure of 47 packets of marijuana
Members of the Specialized Land Border Security Corps (CESFRONT) seized Sunday, December 26 in Jimaní, 47 packages of marijuana from Haiti, which were hidden in a truck registered in Haiti.