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Haiti’s Government Adds New Officials

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - August 15, 2012

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Following a Cabinet shake-up and several new appointments last week, Haiti’s government has appointed a number of additional officials.

Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced the move Wednesday, which is highlighted by the addition of three new secretaries of state.

The appointments include Robert Labrousse as Secretary of State for External Cooperation; Nixon Myrthil as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; Wilner Valcin as Secretary of State for Planning; Andess Apollon as Director General of Electricity of Haiti (EDH).

Additionally, Dimitri Nau has been named as Director of the Office of the Prime Minister; Azad Belfort as Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Giovanni Dorelien as Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation.

The officials have been appointed by Haiti President Michel Martelly, according to a statement from Lamothe’s office.

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