That all weight of law falls to Colombians detained in Haiti: Government – Government – Politics

Vice President and Chancellor Marta Lucia Ramirez, since his work tour in USA, referred this Thursday to the arrest of 15 Colombians who had participated in the assassination of the president of Haiti Jovenel Moise.

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The official pointed out that it is “totally unacceptable” a crime to any person, and that it is even more serious that there is all this conspiracy to kill a presidential couple.

“Whatever the perpetrators of that crime they have to pay with the highest that the national justice of Haiti can demand of them and hopefully international justice, “he said.

Ramírez added that it is necessary to give very clear signals that it is not possible to put people and a democracy at risk, because “to attack a head of state is to attack a democracy.”

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In this sense, he reiterated that “drop all the weight of justice, because Colombia cannot in any way make headlines in the international press, on behalf of criminals or hitmen. “

Colombia cannot in any way make headlines in the international press, on behalf of criminals

In addition, he asserted that it must be investigated and punished in the most drastic way.

The chancellor will be until this Friday in Washington where he will hold another series of private meetings.

On the other hand, the Minister of Defense Diego Molano He assured that “initially the information indicates that they are Colombian citizens, retired members of the National Army.”

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For his part, the Director General of the Haitian Police, León Charles, in a press conference, said that eight Colombian “mercenaries” are on the run and are “actively” wanted, while the other three died in shootings with the forces of safety.

The commando that perpetrated the assassination was composed by 26 Colombians and the two Americans.

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