World Jul 19

FILE PHOTO: Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph gives a press conference
New Haiti leader with international backing to take charge

A new prime minister supported by key international diplomats will take charge of Haiti, an official said Monday — a move that appeared aimed at averting a leadership struggle following the assassination of President Jovenal Moïse.

World Jul 17

Key diplomats appear to snub Haiti’s acting leader

Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph has been leading Haiti with the backing of police and the military despite the fact that Moïse had announced his replacement a day before the president was killed.