CARICOM Standard at half-mast as mark of respect to assassinated President of Haiti


The CARICOM Standard is being flown at half-mast at the CARICOM Secretariat today as a mark of respect for the assassinated President of Haiti Jovenel Moise, and on the directive of CARICOM Heads of Government at their Special Emergency Session on Wednesday.

The CARICOM Heads at their Special Session decided that the Member States of the Caribbean Community and the CARICOM Secretariat will fly their national flags and the CARICOM Standard at half-mast for three days beginning immediately, as well as on the day of the funeral.

President Moise was assassinated at his private residence in the early hours of Wednesday morning. His wife the First Lady, Her Excellency Martine Moise, was gravely wounded in the attack. The CARICOM Heads of Government said they wish her a full and speedy recovery.

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