July 23, 2024



Haitian opposition leader hired Washington DC lobbyist two days before president’s assassination

Daily Mail.com

The leader of Haiti’s opposition hired a Washington DC lobbyist two days before the island’s president was assassinated – and is now due to be questioned by cops in connection with the murder. 

Pierre Reginald Boulos signed up Art Estopinan, a former chief of staff to former Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), to push his interests on Capitol Hill on Monday – some 48 hours before President Jovenel Moïse was killed by hitmen during a dawn raid on his house. 

Boulos – leader of the MTVAyiti party – is a controversial figure who, in the aftermath of a 2004 coup, oversaw the import of weapons into the country so they could be distributed to the Haitian National Police, according to a 2005 US diplomatic cable exposed by WikiLeaks. 

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