Gerard Latortue, Prime Minister of Haiti
This is a picture of the Haitian former Prime Minister, Gérard Latortue. He was born in the city of Gonaives on June 19, 1934
He became Prime minister March 12, 2004 following the removal of President Jean Bertrand Aristide from power. In February 2004, according to some, the country experienced a coup d'état and new Prime Minister Gerard Latortue was selected by the Council and appointed head of the interim government
The leading opposition furing his administration came from the Fanmi Lavalas political party. An election took place on February 7, 2006. In June 2006, Gerard Latortue was succeeded by Jacques-Édouard Alexis.