Wife of Slain Haitian President Moise Leaves Country for US for Medical Treament, Reports Say
07:39 GMT 29.07.2021 (Updated: 08:02 GMT 29.07.2021)
© AP Photo / Dieu Nalio CheryIn this May 23, 2018, file photo, Haiti's President Jovenel Moise, left, and First Lady Martine Moise, in red, receive Spain's Queen Letizia Ortiz at the national Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Martine Moise, the widow of Haiti's assassinated president, has left the country with her children and headed for the United States, the news agency Haiti 24 reported on Thursday.
Late President Jovenel Moise's family departed on Wednesday to Florida in the southeastern US, where Martine Moise will continue her medical treatment, the media added.
Jovenel Moise was shot dead at his residence on 7 July. His wife was wounded and airlifted to a US hospital in Miami. On 17 July, she returned home to attend her husband's funeral.
© REUTERS / RICARDO ARDUENGOPallbearers in military attire carry the coffin holding the body of late Haitian President Jovenel Moise after he was shot dead at his home in Port-au-Prince earlier this month, in Cap-Haitien, July 23, 2021. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo
Pallbearers in military attire carry the coffin holding the body of late Haitian President Jovenel Moise after he was shot dead at his home in Port-au-Prince earlier this month, in Cap-Haitien, July 23, 2021. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo
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Haitian police have identified 28 suspects in the assassination, and 26 of them have been detained, including 18 Colombians, five Haitians, and three US citizens. The Pentagon has confirmed that seven of the detained Colombians received US military training.