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Haiti’s new government has to prove itself in order to receive millions in blocked aid

Photo Credit: DIEU NALIO CHERY/AP

The decision by Haitian President Jovenel Moïse to appoint a new prime minister and cabinet to run the country’s daily affairs — without a political agreement with the opposition — will not guarantee that the country will get millions of dollars in desperately needed international aid.

The International Monetary Fund — which had agreed to provide Haiti with $229 million in loans at zero percent interest before the country’s Lower Chamber of Deputies fired Prime Minister Jean Henry Céant last March 18 — said it is in a wait-and-see mode.

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Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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Mar. 06, 2020

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