PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe introduced early Wednesday that he has resigned because the nation faces a spike in killings and kidnappings and prepares for an upcoming constitutional referendum and basic election later this yr.
Jouthe had served as prime minister since March 2020. He didn’t present a proof for his resignation and couldn’t be instantly reached for remark.
Jouthe beforehand had tried to submit his resignation, however President Jovenel Moïse on the time had rejected it.
This time, Moïse accepted it and nominated Claude Joseph as Haiti’s new prime minister. Joseph beforehand served as international minister. A spokeswoman for him didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.source