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The authorities in Panama have confirmed the extradition of the main suspect in the killing of Haitian president, Jovenel Moïse.
The former Colombian military officer, Mario Palacios, is one of a group of about 20 men implicated in the murder of the Haitian president in July 2021, in the capital Port-au-Prince.
After the murder Palacios fled to Jamaica where was was arrested and interrogated by American investigators.
On Monday the suspect was intercepted in Panama during a stopover on a flight from Jamaica and heading to Colombia.
Palacios was then transferred to a flight heading to Miami where he was presented to a federal court on Tuesday.
During the course of the investigations, more than 40 people have been arrested.