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Haiti’s Henry announces new cabinet members, offices

By Haitian Times Staff

Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry making a speech during the 12th anniversary of the 2010 earthquake on Jan. 12, 2022. Photo via Ariel Henry’s Twitter account

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haiti’s Acting Prime Minister Ariel Henry has appointed a new group to fill a variety of positions in his cabinet, the daily Le Nouvelliste has reported.

Among the newly appointed, according to a decree published Jan.11 in Le Moniteur, is writer Emmelie Prophète Milcé as the Minister of Culture and Communication. Henry has created a new cabinet position, Labor Mediation in the Clothing Industry, that will be led by Dithny Joan Raton. 

New Director Generals were named to the following eight offices:

  • Azad Belfort, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship (MAE) 
  • Jean Fallières Bazelais, Ministry of Justice and Public Security (MJSP)
  • Hervé Boursiquot, National Office for Partnership in Education (ONAPE)
  • Charles Raymond Pierre, Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications (MTPTC) 
  • Laurent Joseph Dumas, National Office of Civil Aviation (OFNAC)  
  • Ken Lacoste, National Port Authority (APN)
  • Paul Harry Voltaire, Economic and Social Assistance Fund (FAES)
  • Jean Luc Ouanche, Haitian State Lottery (LEH)


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