Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant, Haiti’s prime minister designate.
Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant, Haiti’s prime minister designate. Hand out
Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant, Haiti’s prime minister designate. Hand out

A doctor with no political experience has been tapped to become Haiti’s next prime minister

February 22, 2017 10:32 PM

UPDATED February 23, 2017 05:39 PM

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  • Years of unchecked corruption hamper Haiti's development

    Beauplan's commission recently released a 656-page report on the management of $2 billion in loans that Haiti received as part of Venezuela's PetroCaribe discounted oil program. The investigation accuses 15 former government officials, including two former prime ministers and current President Jovenel Moïse's chief of staff, of corruption and poor management.