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Colombian ex-solders went to Haiti for security not assassination: colleague

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By Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) – An ex-soldier recruited to join a group of Colombians accused of involvement in last week’s assassination of Haiti’s president added his voice to a chorus of family and colleagues who say the men were contracted to provide security, not to kill. Haitian authorities said President Jovenel Moise was murdered early on Wednesday by foreign, trained assassins: 26 Colombians and two Haitian Americans. Eighteen of the men have been captured, while three others were killed. Matias Gutierrez, a retired special forces sniper and father of four, would have traveled…

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