New Haiti prime minister gets to work without a parliament amid political standoff

January 14, 2015 10:30 PM

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New Haiti prime minister gets to work without a parliament amid political standoff

Haiti's new Prime Minister Evans Paul listens during an interview at his government residence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. Paul, the former mayor of Port-au-Prince and presidential candidate, automatically became Prime Minister after both the Senate and Chamber of Deputies failed to approve him by Jan. 12 when the terms of both houses expired. Paul was named to run the day-to-day affairs of the government by President Michel Martelly, replacing Laurent Lamothe. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) (The Associated Press)

Haiti's new Prime Minister Evans Paul gives an interview at his government residence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. Paul, the former mayor of Port-au-Prince and presidential candidate, automatically became Prime Minister after both houses failed to approve him by Jan. 12 when th...

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