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Jovenel Moïse after months sworn in as president of Haiti

Jovenel Moïse after months sworn in as president of Haiti

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Jovenel Moïse may after a months-long political crisis has finally started as the president of Haiti. The 48-year-old businessman has Tuesday in Port-au-Prince, and the oath of office taken.

Moïse promised the economy of the poorest country in the western hemisphere a boost and create jobs.

He got at the elections in november already in the first round the absolute majority. A year earlier, the owner of a car-onderdelenbedrijf and a banana plantation, even though the best result, but the opposition accepted the results not because of the many irregularities in the vote.

Jocelerme Privert functioned for a year as interim president of the Caribbean country, which in 2010 was hit by a severe earthquake, and in October 2016 the devastating hurricane Matthew saw trace. The destructive forces of nature had to be the ballot, a month and a half to be postponed.

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