Haiti: Key suspect arrested over assassination of President Moise

The suspect, who is accused of working with the men who carried out the assassination, is a Haitian national living in Florida and claims to be a doctor. He was critical of the corruption among Haitian leaders. Police in Haiti arrested a man on Sunday who is accused of being a key figure in theContinue reading “Haiti: Key suspect arrested over assassination of President Moise”

Colombians held in Haitian president’s assassination claim ties to Miami-area security firm

The Miami area is looming ever larger as investigators question the men held in the plot to assassinate Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. Seventeen Colombians and two Haitian Americans from South Florida are in custody in Haiti. A person who interviewed the detained Colombians in Haiti told the Miami Herald that the men claimed to haveContinue reading “Colombians held in Haitian president’s assassination claim ties to Miami-area security firm”

Official: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in an attack on his private residence early Wednesday, according to a statement from the country’s interim prime minister, who called the killing a “hateful, inhumane and barbaric act.” First Lady Martine Moïse was shot in the overnight attack and hospitalized, interim Premier Claude Joseph said. Even before theContinue reading “Official: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home”

France denies covering-up nuclear tests near French Polynesia in Pacific

The French government on Friday denied any cover-up over radiation levels in the Pacific following its nuclear testing in the region, as state-backed discussions took place in Paris about the legacy of the explosions. A two-day meeting called by French President Emmanuel Macron began on Thursday following fresh allegations that the testing from 1966 to 1996 causedContinue reading “France denies covering-up nuclear tests near French Polynesia in Pacific”

Breaking: Saudi Operatives Who Killed Khashoggi Received Paramilitary Training in U.S.

The training, approved by the State Department, underscores the perils of military partnerships with repressive governments. Four Saudis who participated in the 2018 killing of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary training in the United States the previous year under a contract approved by the State Department, according to documents and people familiarContinue reading “Breaking: Saudi Operatives Who Killed Khashoggi Received Paramilitary Training in U.S.”

Why the US government murdered Fred Hampton – Vox

On December 4th, 1969, the Black Panther Party’s Illinois Chairman Fred Hampton was murdered by police. But his story is about much more than the raid that took his life. The movement Hampton helped create was unique, and revolutionary. In the late 1960s, Fred Hampton helped lead a coalition of activists, working across racial linesContinue reading “Why the US government murdered Fred Hampton – Vox”

Inside the US-Iran Shadow War for Control of the Middle East – VICE

Back in March we sent a crew, including VICE Founder Suroosh Alvi, to Iran. We wanted to do a story about a rash of assassinations of Iranian nuclear scientists – most recently Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, head of the country’s nuclear program. We ended up getting unprecedented access, from Tehran to Baghdad, into the sprawling shadow warContinue reading “Inside the US-Iran Shadow War for Control of the Middle East – VICE”

In secret recording, Florida Republican threatens to send Russian-Ukrainian ‘hit squad’ after rival

“I really don’t want to have to end anybody’s life for the good of the people of the United States of America. … But if it needs to be done, it needs to be done,” William Braddock says in the clip. A little-known GOP candidate in one of Florida’s most competitive congressional seats was secretlyContinue reading “In secret recording, Florida Republican threatens to send Russian-Ukrainian ‘hit squad’ after rival”

ABC reporter Rachel Scott presses Putin on dead, imprisoned opponents in viral clip

Putin did not answer the question posed by Scott directly but instead diverted to comments in regards to Black Lives Matter and the January attack on the United States Capitol On Wednesday, ABC News reporter Rachel Scott had a simple question for Russian President Vladimir Putin: “What are you so afraid of?” The Russian leader met with President Joe Biden earlier inContinue reading “ABC reporter Rachel Scott presses Putin on dead, imprisoned opponents in viral clip”

Mexico counts 88 assassinations of politicians just days before the upcoming elections

According to the consulting firm Etellekt, this is the second bloodiest campaign since 2000 Mexico is in the final stretch of the campaign for the legislative, regional and local elections on 6 June and political violence has become the main actor in the country. Murders, kidnappings and armed attacks against candidates from different parties have markedContinue reading “Mexico counts 88 assassinations of politicians just days before the upcoming elections”

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