U.S. Has Arrested Its First Suspect in Slaying of Haitian President

BOGOTA, Colombia—A previous Colombian soldier who Haitian authorities said was involved in the July assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has develop into the initially suspect in the scenario to be arrested by U.S. officers and brought ahead of an American court.

Mario Antonio Palacios was flown by U.S. officers to Miami and appeared Tuesday in a federal courtroom, the Justice Section said. He faces rates of conspiracy to dedicate murder or kidnapping exterior the U.S. and supplying material guidance resulting in loss of life. American authorities have jurisdiction for the reason that Haitian investigators assert the plot was partly prepared and financed in Florida, with a Miami-space security organization supplying equipment and education to the alleged assassins.