Moise sworn in as Haiti's new president after long-running crisis


‘Jovenel Moise has been sworn in as Haiti’s new president, which brings an end to the protracted electoral crisis and political turmoil that had created a power vacuum in the impoverished Caribbean country.

Moise, from the center-right Tet Kale Party, also known as the PHTK, took the oath during a ceremony at the National Assembly in the capital, Port-au-Prince, on Tuesday.

According to Moise’s transition team, the inaugural costs are about $1 million, a tighter budget than those of his predecessors.

Moise is a 48-year-old banana exporter who has never held a political office. He was former president Michel Martelly’s hand-picked choice to lead the poorest country in the Americas.’

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