Prime Minister of Haiti

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Haiti
Premier ministre du
République d'Haïti
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Incumbent
Evans Paul

since 16 January 2015
Style Excellency
Member of Council of Ministers
Appointer Michel Martelly,
as President of Haiti
Inaugural holder Martial Célestin
Formation 9 February 1988
Website [1]
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Haiti
Constitution
Foreign relations

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti is the head of government of Haiti.

Appointment

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President and ratified by the National Assembly.

Duties and powers

The Prime Minister appoints the Ministers and Secretaries of State and goes before the National Assembly to obtain a vote of confidence for his declaration of general policy. The Prime Minister enforces the laws and, along with the President, is responsible for national defense. In addition, the Prime Minister oversees the National Commission on Government Procurement (CNMP), a decentralized body.[1]

List of prime ministers

Political party

      Rally of Progressive National Democrats
      Lavalas Political Organization
      Movement for the Establishment of Democracy in Haiti
      Fanmi Lavalas
      Lespwa
      Repons Peyizan
      Democratic Alliance Party
      Independent

# Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Political Party Legislature
(Election)
President
(Term)
1 Coat of arms of Haiti.svg Martial Célestin
(1913–2011)
9 February 1988 20 June 1988[nb 1] Independent I (1988) Leslie Manigat
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(1988)
Office abolished from 1988 to 1991
2 Rene Preval.jpg René Préval
(1943–)
13 February 1991 11 October 1991[nb 2] Lavalas Political Organization II (1991) Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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(1991)
3 Coat of arms of Haiti.svg Jean-Jacques Honorat
(1931–2013)
11 October 1991 19 June 1992 Independent Joseph Nérette
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(1991–1992)
4 Coat of arms of Haiti.svg Marc Bazin
(1932–2010)
19 June 1992 30 August 1993 Movement for the Establishment of Democracy in Haiti Marc Bazin
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(1992–1993)
5 Coat of arms of Haiti.svg Robert Malval
(1943–)
30 August 1993 8 November 1994 Independent III (1993) Émile Jonassaint
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(1993–1994)
6 Coat of arms of Haiti.svg Smarck Michel
(1937–2012)
8 November 1994 7 November 1995 Lavalas Political Organization Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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(1994–1996)
7 Coat of arms of Haiti.svg Claudette Werleigh
(1946–)
7 November 1995 27 February 1996 Lavalas Political Organization IV (1995)
8 Coat of arms of Haiti.svg Rosny Smarth
(1940–)
27 February 1996 20 October 1997 Lavalas Political Organization René Préval
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(1996–2001)
Vacant from 1997 to 1999
9 Jacques-Édouard Alexis.jpg Jacques-Édouard Alexis
(1947–)
26 March 1999 2 March 2001 Fanmi Lavalas V (1997)
10 Coat of arms of Haiti.svg Jean Marie Chérestal
(1947–)
2 March 2001 15 March 2002 Fanmi Lavalas VI (2000) Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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(2001–2004)
11 K. A. Paul with Neptune.JPG Yvon Neptune
(1946–)
15 March 2002 12 March 2004[nb 3] Fanmi Lavalas
12 Latortue.jpg Gérard Latortue
(1934–)
12 March 2004 9 June 2006 Independent Boniface Alexandre
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(2004–2006)
(9) Jacques-Édouard Alexis.jpg Jacques-Édouard Alexis
(1947–)
9 June 2006 5 September 2008 Lespwa VII (2006) René Préval
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(2006–2011)
13 Michèle Pierre-Louis-2009 (2).jpg Michèle Pierre-Louis
(1947–)
5 September 2008 11 November 2009 Independent
14 Jen-Max Bellerive.jpg Jean-Max Bellerive
(1958–)
11 November 2009 18 October 2011 Lespwa
15 Garry Conille 2012.jpg Garry Conille
(1966–)
18 October 2011 16 May 2012 Independent VII (2011) Michel Martelly
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(2011–)
16 Laurent Lamothe in 2012.jpg Laurent Lamothe
(1972–)
16 May 2012 20 December 2014 Independent
Florence Duperval Guillaume.JPG Florence Duperval Guillaume
Acting Prime Minister
20 December 2014 16 January 2015 Independent
18 EvansPaul.jpg Evans Paul
(1955–)
16 January 2015 Incumbent Democratic Alliance Party

See also

References

Notes
  1. Deposed in the June 1988 coup d'état
  2. Deposed in the 1991 coup d'état
  3. Deposed in the 2004 coup d'état
Footnotes