Haiti's acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph finally agreed to step down and allow the formation of a new government under Ariel Henry, who President Jovenel Moïse had appointed two days before his assassination.
The group of foreign powers monitoring Haiti's situation has changed its mind as to who should lead the country to speedy elections to restore normalcy following President Jovenel Moïse earlier this month.
Haiti's Senate has appointed Speaker Joseph Lambert as interim president following the assassination of Jovenel Moïse and denied Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph was in charge of the country, despite endorsement from the United States and the United Nations.
Haitian police chief Léon Charles announced late on Wednesday that four of the alleged assassins of President Jovenel Moïse had been gunned down by law enforcement officers, while two others had been arrested.
Unidentified gunmen have shot Haitian President Jovenel Moïse dead at his private residence in Port-au-Prince overnight on Wednesday, interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said.