Joseph Jouthe

Joseph Jouthe (French pronunciation: ​[ʒozɛf ʒut], born October 17, 1961) is a Haitian politician who served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Haiti from March 4, 2020 until April 14, 2021.

Joseph Jouthe
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22nd Prime Minister of Haiti
In office
4 March 2020 – 14 April 2021
PresidentJovenel Moïse
Preceded byJean-Henry Céant
Jean-Michel Lapin (acting)
Succeeded byClaude Joseph (acting)
Acting Minister of the Economy and Finance
In office
September 30, 2019 – March 4, 2020
PresidentJovenel Moïse
Prime MinisterJean-Michel Lapin (acting)
Preceded byRonald December
Succeeded byMichel Patrick Boivert
Minister of the Environment
In office
September 19, 2018 – March 4, 2020
PresidentJovenel Moïse
Prime MinisterJean-Henry Céant
Jean-Michel Lapin (acting)
Preceded byPierre Simon George
Succeeded byAbner September
Personal details
Born (1961-10-17) 17 October 1961 (age 60)
Thomonde, Haiti
Political partyHaitian Tèt Kale Party
OccupationEngineer

BiographyEdit

Jouthe was born on October 17, 1961 in Thomonde.[1]

In September 2018, he became the Minister of the Environment under the government of Jean-Henry Céant.[2] In September 2019, he became the acting Minister of Economy and Finance.[3]

On March 2, 2020, Jouthe was named Prime Minister of Haiti, beginning his term two days later.[4] He announced on April 14, 2021 that he has resigned as prime minister; Claude Joseph was then appointed by President Jovenel Moise to be his temporary replacement.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Haïti - Politique : Qui est le Premier Ministre Joseph Jouthe ? - HaitiLibre.com : Toutes les nouvelles d'Haiti 7/7". HaitiLibre.com (in French). Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Qui compose le gouvernement de Jean-Henry Céant ?". Le Nouvelliste (in French). Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  3. ^ Kevin, Pierre. "Le citoyen Jouthe Joseph installé comme Ministre de l'Économie et des Finances". PressLaKay (in French). Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Haïti : Le Président Jovenel Moïse nomme un nouveau Premier ministre pour sortir de la crise". Guadeloupe La Première (fr) (in French). Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Haiti's prime minister resigns, replacement appointed". www.aljazeera.com. 14 April 2021. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Haiti
2020–2021
Succeeded by