Trump administration wants Haiti to hold overdue legislative elections by January

MIAMI — If Haitian President Jovenel Moise thought his good relations with Washington would allow him to achieve what all Haitian presidents have wanted — to delay elections and change the country’s constitution to his liking — the Trump administration begs to differ.Moise, in a surprise announcement last Friday, told Haitians that elections would take place only after they have had a chance to vote on a new constitution through a referendum. He did not say when such a vote would happen, or more importantly, who would draft this new constitution.But a U.S. State Department spokesperson said th…

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