the death of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, “national security matter” in the United States

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According to Miami Herald, the United States seeks to keep secret the links that certain suspects would have with the FBI and the DEA – the American agency responsible for combating drug trafficking. Miami prosecutors have, according to this article, “ buried evidence of past activities of US government informants on behalf of US national security “.

The investigation into the death of the Haitian president could therefore become ” even more opaque in the United States, and leave many questions unanswered : How a commando of Colombians, a former FBI informant and two former DEA informants ended up being accused of participating in the deadly assault ? “. All this while, for its part, the Haitian investigation ” mark time “.

the Miami Herald considers that this decision of the American justice ” also does not help the image of the United States in Haiti, where it is still questioned whether American officials were aware that the assassination was going to be committed “. Note that this Friday, the Haitian news site AlterPresse echoes in an article of these revelations of the American newspaper.

Protests in Colombia, one year after the general strike

Colombians took to the streets to commemorate last year’s mass protests against incumbent President Ivan Duque – just weeks before the presidential election. A ” peaceful day which again ended in violence “, title The Spectator, violence between some demonstrators and the security forces. In Bogotá, despite the showers, we demonstrated and banged on pots, talking ” of the need for agrarian reform”integral“, weak guarantees for ethnic groups to stay on their land, the high cost of living and the defense of nature “.

A request was also made to the government to deal with the situation of the territories which find themselves caught up in conflicts between armed groups and, in the end, are victims of homicides and forced displacements “. La Vanguardia specifies that these demonstrations were organized all over the country: Medellín, Cali, Cartagena, Florencia.

week followed during this day the presidential candidate at the end of May, Federico Gutierrez, who visited the departments of Sucre and Cordoba, and gathered 5,000 people in the square of the native village of his main opponent Gustavo Petro. But, note the newspaperPetro continues to rise, among other things because, starting from last year’s national strike, the people on the left have widened “.

Student magazine leader sacked in Cuba

Armando Franco Senén has been running the student magazine since 2019 Alma mater. He was fired on Wednesday. Alma mater is one of the oldest media on the island, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Armando Franco Senen had tried to modernize, in form and content this state review, explains El Nuevo Herald. And ” it had revived interest in this publication, especially among young people, and tackled sensitive subjects, which other official media usually avoided like the economic situation.

He also criticized the detention of academics who had taken part in the July 11 protests. Faced with criticism of this dismissal, the Cuban Communist Party finally reacted: in a tweet taken up by 14 y medioEnrique Villuendas Calleyro, official of the ideological department of the Central Committee, claims to have received Armando Franco Senén: “ I listened to his concerns on the review Alma materand I assured him of the Cuban Communist Party’s willingness to respond “.

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