Month: March 2017

Haiti edges closer to a new government

After his inauguration as Haiti’s president on 7 February 2017, Jovenel Moïse nominated Jack Guy Lafontant as prime minister on 23 February. The new government, announced on 12 March, retained one minister from the outgoing government. Lafontant secured Senate approval on 16 March but awaits approval from the Chamber of Deputies. (more…)