Former Haitian Minister of the Interior, François Anick Joseph, died Tuesday, October 28 in Canada from a heart attack.
Canada – Oct. 29, 2020 (Clarity Times): Francois Anick Joseph, 59, was a former catholic priest, former senator of the Republic, and the Minister of the Interior and Territorial Communities from April 2016 to February 2017.
Mr. Joseph was living in Canada since 2019 due to health issues. According to his family, the former politician died of a heart attack. He was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is a rare and deadly type of cancer that rapidly kills all the tissues in the pancreas. In the US there is about 200,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer every year.
Another victim of pancreatic cancer this year was the US Supreme Court judge, justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Besides his work as a priest and politician, François Anick Joseph was a mentor and a distinguished professor of political sociology according to Covington Jean. Mr. Jean, a journalist and media director who worked alongside the former minister for some time, says his death is a great loss for the country and in particular for the hundreds of students he has trained over the years.
François Anick Joseph left behind two daughters.