Suspect in assassination of Haitian president will face charges in Miami

Protestors demand justice for slain Haitian president
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A former member of the Colombian military suspected of playing a role in the July assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was arrested in Florida Tuesday morning, The Miami Herald reports.

Mario Antonio Palacios, also known by the nickname "Floro," was taken into custody by Homeland Security agents after his arrival from Panama. He is set to appear in court Tuesday afternoon and will reportedly face charges of conspiracy to provide material support resulting in the death of a foreign leader and conspiracy to kidnap and kill a foreign leader.

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