Joseph Jouthe

Haitian politician

Joseph Jouthe (born October 17, 1961) is a Haitian politician. He became the twenty-second Prime Minister of Haiti on March 4, 2020.

Joseph Jouthe
22nd Prime Minister of Haiti
Assumed office
4 March 2020
PresidentJovenel Moïse
Preceded byJean-Michel Lapin (Acting)
Jean-Henry Céant
Minister of the Economy and Finance
(Acting)
In office
September 30, 2019 – March 4, 2020
(5 months and 4 days)
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
(1 year, 5 months and 14 days)
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 59)
Thomonde, Haiti
NationalityHaitian
Political partyHaitian Tèt Kale Party
OccupationEngineer

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]

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.