Haiti’s Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe. Phot credit: Georges H. Rouzier

The Haitian government established a budget of 254 billion gourdes, equivalent to $3.7 billion, for 2020-21.

The country’s debt more than doubled from 17 billion gourdes to 43 billion gourdes due to the budget. The Republic of Haiti Bank’s expenses also increased from 30 billion to 37 billion gourdes.

According to Le Nouvelliste, President Jovenel Moise and Joseph Jouthe are very optimistic about the budget. Source

Email me at onz@haitiantimes.com
Onz Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and ESNY before joining The Haitian Times. Onz is also a Report for America corps member.

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