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…)
Incumbent president Janos Ader was re-elected for a second term on 13 March 2017. He was first elected in May 2012, and took office on 10 May.
The head of state is a president, elected by the 199-member National Assembly. (more…)