Haiti’s government resigns, new prime minister appointed

The new prime minister is Claude Joseph, currently the minister for foreign affairs, the president stated.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Haiti's government has resigned and a new prime minister has been appointed, President Jovenel Moise announced on Wednesday, saying the change was aimed at tackling insecurity in the country, which is grappling with a rise in violence and ongoing political crisis.

"The resignation of the government, which I accepted, will make it possible to address the glaring problem of insecurity and continue discussions with a view to reaching the consensus necessary for the political and institutional stability of our country," Moise tweeted.

The new prime minister is Claude Joseph, currently the minister for foreign affairs . . .

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