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PM publishes roadmap details for Trade and Economy

Last week Haiti’s new Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant handed out to each of his ministers a ‘roadmap’ of actions he wants to see completed. Haiti Libre has published in […]

Cabinet named but not yet installed

President Jovenel Moïse has now appointed his prime minister, Jean Guy Lafontant, and a Cabinet composed of 18 ministers including 5 women. The prime minister has announced a government programme […]

Jack Guy Lafontant appointed Prime Minister

Recently elected President Jovenel Moïse has announced that he has asked Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant to be Haiti’s new Prime Minister. Lafontant (56), a political novice is a gastroenterologist, professor […]

Haiti finally completes election cycle

Haitians headed to the polls yesterday in elections which have now been going on for more than a year. Yesterday voters voted for eight Senators in a second round poll […]

Parliamentary 2017 (Second round)

The first round of elections to the Senate was held on 20 November 2016. A second round will take place on 29 January 2017. Results will be published here.

Jovenel Moïse elected Haitian President according to provisional results

According to preliminary results released by the Haitian Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) Jovenel Moïse (48) of the centre-right Haitian Tèt Kale Party (PHTK) has won the 20th November presidential election […]

Haiti hopes to get a new President in voting today

Haiti is voting again today in the hope that it can finally elect a president in a process that started in October 2015 and which resulted in riots, annulled votes […]

Elections postponed by devastating hurricane

Haiti’s electoral council has postponed the re-run of the country’s presidential election and parliament after the country was ravaged by Hurricane Matthew earlier this week. The hurricane reached wind speeds […]

Presidential 2016

Following the failure to hold a second round run-off in the 2015 ballot, a further election has been announced for 9 October 2016. Results will be published here.

New polls on 9th October

Haiti is going to try again to elect a new President. Interim President Jocelerme Privert announced yesterday that the country’s 5.8 million voters will go to the polls on 9th […]

Haiti to hold fresh Presidential election

Haiti has decided to abandon its part held presidential election and to set a new election probably for later this year. The first round of the presidential election took place […]

Interim government sworn in

Interim President Jocelerme Privert has sworn in an interim Prime Minister, Enex Jean-Charles, and a fifteen member interim Cabinet which covers eighteen ministries. The interim government has been put in […]

Jocelerme Privert elected interim President

Early on Sunday morning Jocelerme Privert was elected from a field of three candidates to be the interim President of Haiti for the next 120 days. The election was held […]

Martelly stands down as presidential runoff set for 24th April

President Michel Martelly has stood down having completed his term of office but without a successor in place. The first round of the presidential election took place on 25th October […]

Presidential election second round runoff cancelled

Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) has announced that it is cancelling tomorrow’s (Sunday 24th January) second round runoff in the presidential election and partial legislative runoffs. The CEP cited security […]

Presidential runoff on 17th January

Haiti’s President, Michel Martelly, has confirmed that the second round runoff for the presidential election will take place on 17th January. The poll had been delayed from 27th December following […]

Presidential runoff postponed to the New Year

Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) has announced that the second round runoff of the presidential election which was due to take place on 27th December has been postponed until January […]

Moïse and Célestin go through to second round runoff

Preliminary results for Haiti’s general election suggest that no party has managed to get anywhere near an overall majority in either the Senate where 20 of the 30 seats were […]

Parliamentary 2015

Elections for two-thirds of the Senate (this would normally be one-third, but the 2012 elections were not held) and all seats in the Chamber of Deputies took place in two […]

Fifty four presidential candidates in today’s poll

The people of Haiti will go to the polls again today. This time they will be voting to elect a new president as well as voting in the second round […]

General election today

Haiti draws to a close a long awaited general election when it goes to the polls today. Voters will be voting for 20 of the 30 members of the upper […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Haiti

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Haiti Press Release No. 15/241 May 28, 2015 On May 18, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

Presidential 2015

The first round took place on 25 October 2015. The second round run-off was to have taken place on 24 April 2016, but was then postponed.

Cabinet of Haiti

Yves Germain Joseph Minister of Planning and External Cooperation Duly Brutus Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship Pierre Richard Casimir Minister of Justice and Public Security Wilson Laleau Minister of […]