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Lafontant sworn in as Haitian Prime Minister
04 Apr 2017

Lafontant sworn in as Haitian Prime Minister

(22 Mar 2017) Haiti’s new prime minister on Tuesday urged this deeply polarised country to bridge divisions, and he vowed to bring steady advances even while acknowledging that the struggling nation has no shortage of accelerating problems. Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant, a physician and political outsider approved as Haiti’s No. 2 official after clearing a final parliamentary hurdle early in the day, took the oath...

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