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Montana group names transitional leadership for Haiti, with Fritz Jean as president


Port-au-Prince — A National Transition Council organized by the Montana Accord, the prominent Haitian civil society coalition, has selected interim leaders for a transitional government to rule Haiti, according to members of the group.

The Council selected Fritz Alphonse Jean, a former governor of Haiti’s Central Bank, as its transitional president and former senator Steven Benoit as prime minister.

In a televised statement Jan. 30, Jean congratulated the group and talked about building a national consensus. 

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