Assassination of Jovenel Moïse: John Joël Joseph pleads guilty
Former Senator John Joël Joseph has pleaded guilty in a federal court in Miami for his alleged involvement in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. This revelation has unveiled a complex conspiracy that has deeply shaken the nation.
According to information reported by the Miami Herald, John Joël Joseph confessed to actively participating in the assassination of Jovenel Moïse, which took place in July 2021. He admitted to assisting co-conspirators in procuring vehicles and firearms for this tragic act. However, what has most astonished the public and authorities is the disclosure of his political ambitions.
The former senator revealed to FBI agents that his ultimate objective was to become the Prime Minister in the government that would follow Jovenel Moïse.
Jovenel Moïse was assassinated on July 7, 2021, at his residence in Pèlerin 5, Pétion-ville, by an armed group, triggering a major political crisis and plunging the country into a spiral of violence and instability.