Central America

3rd Apr, 2017PM 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 […] more ->

15th Mar, 2017Cabinet 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 […] more ->

24th Feb, 2017Jack 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 […] more ->

30th Jan, 2017Haiti 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 […] more ->

29th Nov, 2016Jovenel 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 […] more ->

20th Nov, 2016Haiti 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 […] more ->

6th Oct, 2016Elections 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 […] more ->

20th Jul, 2016New 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 […] more ->

7th Jun, 2016Haiti 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 […] more ->

31st Mar, 2016Interim 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 […] more ->