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A Former Colombian soldier, Mario Antonio Palacios, 43, has been arrested in Miami, US as a suspect in the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise

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Palacios, a former member of the Colombian military, is accused by Haitian authorities of being part of a mercenary group that tortured and killed Moïse and wounded his wife, Martine, during an attack on Moïse’s private home in July.

 

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Palacios also known as ‘Floro’ – was arrested in Miami on Tuesday, January 4, after being detained and deported by authorities in Jamaica, law enforcement officials say.

 

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He was held in Jamaica since October, but was deported to Colombia earlier this week due to what officials say was an immigration violation.

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However, during a stopover of a flight in Panama, the suspected mercenary was again arrested, and asked to ‘voluntarily’ board a flight to the US, a source said.

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