Martelly-Lamothe Ministerial Cabinet Reshuffle

The Haitian government has finalized on a cabinet reshuffle following pressure on President Michael Martelly.


The reshuffle is the third during the 20 months reign of Martelly and the 2nd in 5 months. There have been claims that the current government has been unstable due to a non-performing cabinet.

The Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe informed the public about the planned reshuffle via his twitter account on Tuesday.

The reshuffle comes after several ministers resigned from their ministerial positions.

The swearing in of the new cabinet is scheduled to happen this Wednesday at around 10.00 am before the Prime Minister leaves the country for Devo. Among the ministers who were retained during the ministers shakeup include; the minister in charge of public health and his counterpart in tourism.

The new cabinet has seen several women join the 23 members of the new cabinet.

The new cabinet lineup is as follows:

Planning and External Cooperation, Laurent Salvador Lamothe

Interior and Territorial Communities, David Bazile Replaces Ronsard Saint-Cyr

Foreign Affairs and Worship, Pierre Richard Casimir

Justice and Public Security, Jean Renel Sanon

Economy and Finance, Marie Carmelle Jean Marie

Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development, Thomas Jacques

Public Works, Transport, Energy and Communications ; Jacques Rousseau

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