Claude Joseph

Dueling Prime Ministers Fight for Power in Haiti

The shocking assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise by a squad of gunmen on Wednesday left two people claiming to be the interim prime minister and dueling for power: neurosurgeon Ariel Henry, former minister of the interior, and former foreign minister Claude Joseph.

Haitian police control the area next to a painting of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise next to his private residence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Mo‘se was assassinated after a group of unidentified people attacked his private residence, the country interim prime minister said in a statement, Mo‘se's wife, …