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Gérard Latortue

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Gérard Latortue
12th Prime Minister of Haiti
In office
12 March 2004 – 9 June 2006
PresidentBoniface Alexandre (provisional)
René Préval
Preceded byYvon Neptune
Succeeded byJacques-Édouard Alexis
Foreign Minister of Haiti
In office
12 February 1988 – 20 June 1988
Preceded byHérard Abraham
Succeeded byHérard Abraham
Personal details
Born(1934-06-19)19 June 1934
Gonaïves, Haiti
Died27 February 2023(2023-02-27) (aged 88)
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Political partyIndependent

Gérard Latortue (19 June 1934 – 27 February 2023) was a Haitian politician and diplomat who served as the prime minister of Haiti from 12 March 2004 to 9 June 2006. He was an official in the United Nations for many years, and briefly served as foreign minister of Haiti during the short-lived 1988 administration of Leslie Manigat.[1][2] Latortue has three children. His daughter, Alexia, currently serves in the United States Department of the Treasury. [3][4]

Latortue died on 27 February 2023 in Boca Raton, Florida at the age of 88.[5]


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