The United States is becoming increasingly involved in the investigation of Haitian President Jovenel Moise's murder, with key suspects facing the prospect of trial in U.S. courts as a probe by the Caribbean nation's authorities stalls.

Congress earlier this month ordered the U.S. State Department to produce a report about the July 7 assassination, which deepened a political power vacuum in the western hemisphere's poorest country and has emboldened the powerful gangs who serve as de facto authorities in parts of Haiti.

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