March 12, 2004 – June 9, 2006
|President||Boniface Alexandre (provisional)|
|Preceded by||Yvon Neptune|
|Succeeded by||Jacques-Édouard Alexis|
|Born||June 19, 1934|
Gérard Latortue (born June 19, 1934 at Gonaïves) was the Prime Minister of Haïti from March 12, 2004 to June 9, 2006. The Prime Minister of Haiti is the Head of government of the country of Haiti. Events 538 - Witiges, king of the Ostrogoths ends his siege of Rome and retreats to Ravenna, leaving "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Events 53 - Roman Emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia 62 - Claudia Octavia commits Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Boniface Alexandre (born 31 July 1936) was the Acting president of Haïti from 2004 to 2006 René Garcia Préval ( IPA: /ʀəne pʀeval/ (born January 17, 1943) is a Haitian politician and Agronomist who has been Yvon Neptune (born November 8, 1946 in Cavaillon, Haiti) was the Prime Minister of Haïti from 2002 until 2004 Events 1179 - The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Year 1934 ( MCMXXXIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1179 - The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Year 1934 ( MCMXXXIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Gonaïves ( Gonayiv in Kréyòl) is a city in northern Haiti, the capital of the Artibonite Department. This article is about the government position For other uses see Prime Minister (disambiguation. Haiti ( English: ˈheɪ·tiː or haɪ·ˈjiː·tiː French Haïti a·i·ti Haitian Creole: Events 538 - Witiges, king of the Ostrogoths ends his siege of Rome and retreats to Ravenna, leaving "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Events 53 - Roman Emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia 62 - Claudia Octavia commits Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. He was an official in the United Nations for many years, and briefly served as foreign minister of Haïti during the short-lived 1988 administration of Leslie Manigat. The United Nations ( UN) is an International organization whose stated aims are to facilitate cooperation in International law, International security A minister for foreign affairs, or foreign minister, is a governmental cabinet minister who helps form the Foreign policy of a sovereign nation Leslie François Manigat (born August 13, 1930 in Port-au-Prince) was elected president of Haiti by a tightly controlled military
In February 2004, the country suffered a coup d'état which saw the removal and exile of Jean-Bertrand Aristide as president; Latortue was appointed head of the new provisional government on March 9 while still living in the United States, and was sworn in on March 12. February 2004 was the second month of 2004 in the Gregorian calendar. The 2004 Haiti coup was a regime overthrow that happened as the result of conflicts fought for several weeks in Haiti during February 2004 Jean-Bertrand Aristide (born July 15 1953 is a former Roman Catholic Priest who was President of Haiti in 1991 again from 1994 to 1996 and then A provisional government is an emergency or interim government set up when a political void has been created by the collapse of a previous administration or regime Events 590 - Bahram Chobin is crowned as king Barham VI of Persia. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 538 - Witiges, king of the Ostrogoths ends his siege of Rome and retreats to Ravenna, leaving Breaking with the Haitian constitution a "council of the wise" was set up by the international powers to choose Latortue.
His administration was recognized by the United States, Canada and The European Union and denied recognition by a few of foreign states, including the governments of Jamaica and St Kitts and Nevis, as well as the African Union, Venezuela, and Cuba. Jamaica (ˈdʒəˈmeɪkə} is an Island nation of the Greater Antilles, in length and as much as in width situated in the Caribbean Sea. The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis (also known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis) located in the Leeward Islands, is a federal two-island The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other working languages is a Confederation consisting of 53  African Venezuela (ˌvɛnəˈzweɪlə) officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish República Bolivariana de Venezuela) is a country on the The Republic of Cuba (ˈkjuːbə or) consists of the island of Cuba (the largest and second-most populous island of the Greater Antilles) Isla de la Furthermore, his government was beset with opposition from the Fanmi Lavalas political party; an ongoing flight of foreign capital and human resources (especially by the country's economic elite, which, through the Group of 184, had steadfastly supported the coup against Aristide and had contributed a significant amount of personnel to the subsequent government); and violence by and between gangs, rebels, and militants (especially in Port-au-Prince and its metropolitan area), many of whom are either former members of the Haitian Armed Forces (disbanded by Aristide) or criminal street gang supporters of the Aristide government "Chimere">
Multiple human rights investigations by Amnesty International, the National Lawyers Guild, and the University of Miami Law School have documented massacres carried out by the police death squads of the Latortue government. Fanmi Lavalas is a populist leftist Political party in Haiti. The Group of 184 is a group of Haitian individuals and organizations in a variety of sectors ranging from business and the economy to media and education who are united in opposition Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a Western based international Non-governmental organization which defines its mission as "to The National Lawyers Guild is a progressive/left-wing Bar Association in the United States "dedicated to the need for basic and progressive change The University of Miami (also known as Miami of Florida, UM, or just The U) is a private non-sectarian University founded in 1925 A journalist, Abdias Jean, was murdered by police gunmen loyal to the Latortue government while other journalists such as Jean Ristill and Kevin Pina were placed in jail at times. Kevin Pina is a US Journalist and filmmaker. He is known for his extensive coverage of Human rights abuses in Haiti following the ouster of Hundreds of Lavalas activists and politicians were illegally jailed, while thousands more were killed.
In 2006 he was succeeded by Jacques-Edouard Alexis.
Latortue was the head of the observer mission of La Francophonie in Togo for that country's October 2007 parliamentary election. La Francophonie is an international organisation of French-speaking countries and governments and in French, the community of French-speaking peoples TOGO was a Japanese roller coaster design company famous for inventing the Stand-up roller coaster. A parliamentary election was held in Togo on October 14 2007 for the 81 seats in the National Assembly. 
|Prime Minister of Haïti|