Senators back Trump’s top diplomat as CIA boss confirmed

Senators back Trump’s top diplomat as CIA boss confirmed

The US Senate on Monday confirmed Mike Pompeo as CIA director and advanced the nomination of Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, taking key steps toward filling President Donald Trump’s cabinet. Pompeo, a Republican congressman on the House Intelligence Committee, becomes only the third member of Trump’s cabinet to take his post, as the […]

Jovenel Moise confirmed as Haiti’s new president

Jovenel Moise confirmed as Haiti’s new president

Jovenel Moise won Haiti’s presidential elections with 55.6 percent of the first round vote held on November 20, according to official results released Tuesday. The announcement by Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council puts an end to a protracted electoral process that began in October 2015 and paralyzed the Caribbean country’s politics for more than a year. […]