11 August, 2022

Migration from Panama detains Mario Palacios, linked to the assassination of the president of Haiti, He was extradited to United States

Mario Antonio Palacios extradited to the United States

Migration from Panama confirms the arrest of Mario Palacios, linked to the assassination of the Haitian president, He was extradited to United States

In Panama Mario Palacios was detained by the immigration authorities, following an alert issued by INTERPOL

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Panama – Enforcing the arrest warrant issued by INTERPOL, the units of the National Migration Service detained at the Tocumen International Airport, Monday 3 of January of 2022, to retired sergeant Mario Antonio Palacios, Colombian linked to the assassination of the president of Haiti, Jovenel Moise.

Palacios, Once he made a stopover in Panama, he was approached and informed that there was an arrest warrant issued by the United States.. "The citizen stated that he was willing to travel voluntarily.

Coordination was made to send it to the United States, where he will be submitted to the justice of that country ", said in a statement the National Migration Service.

The Colombian citizen was captured in Jamaica on 21 October and was a fugitive from justice since 7 of July, assassination day.

Although several Haitians, two americans and ones 15 Colombians accused of participating in Moise's murder were incarcerated in the Port-au-Prince prison since the summer, the investigation into the assassination does not seem to advance.