The earthquake, registered on Saturday morning, has so far caused 1,297 deaths, in addition to more than 5,700 injuries
According to police commissioner Leon Charles: "Christian Emmanuel Sanon was in contact with a Venezuelan company that specializes in security, based in the United States"
The Homeland Security Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, said in a press conference that anyone who attempts to come to the U.S by sea will not be accepted to the country
While troops in Afghanistan are retreating and China rises as a rival, the situation in Haiti will bring the White House a challenge that is far closer to home
The assassination comes two months before the presidential and legislative elections scheduled for September 26th.