Haiti - FLASH : Haiti tries a second time, to extradite Palacios
Haiti is now trying for the second time to obtain the extradition of Palacios, this time invoking an imperial treaty promulgated in 1874 between Haiti, the United Kingdom and Ireland as a legal basis. According to Haiti's interpretation of this treaty, the extradition of Palacios would be obvious.
However, Carolyn Cameron, one of Palacios’s lawyers, points out that this document is "obsolete" recalling that this treaty was replaced in 1973 by the Convention on Extradition "Committal Procedures Acté Convention which has already been invoked in vain by Haiti during its first request and that there is no extradition treaty between the two countries https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-35247-haiti-flash-the-suspect-1-of-the-murder-of-jovenel-moise-cannot-be-extradited-to-haiti.html
At the same time, Mario Antonio Palacios' lawyers demanded during a hearing at the Supreme Court of Jamaica the release of their client. The Jamaican Supreme Court magistrates have taken the petition under advisement.
If this second request fails, in the absence of an extradition treaty all that will remain for Haiti is the diplomatic channel to try to convince Jamaica to hand Palacios into the hands of Haitian justice a Colombian citizen...
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