Haitian president’s hometown holds funeral amid violence

The widow of slain President Jovenel Moise, Martine Moise, attends a ceremony in remembrance of her late husband at the Hotel Roi Christophe in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Thursday, July 22, 2021. Moise was assassinated at his home in Port-au-Prince on July 7, and Mrs. Moise was wounded in the attack. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The hometown of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse prepared to receive his body on Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security following violent protests and fears of political volatility in the Caribbean nation.