The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had charged a second man — Rodolphe Jaar — with his role in the July 2021 assassination of former Haitian President Jovenel Moise.
Jaar, 49, with dual Haitian and Chilean citizenship, was arrested on Wednesday, the department said. He is accused of conspiring to commit murder or kidnapping outside the United States and providing material support resulting in death.
He is now the second defendant to face charges related to Moise’s murder.
Earlier this month, the United States indicted Mario Palacios, a former Colombian military officer, saying he was part of a conspiracy that first planned to kidnap Moise but later evolved into an assassination plot as the conspirators failed. find a plane to take the president out of Haiti.
Reference: CNN Brasil