Haiti president rebuffs elections calls by US. Instead, he announces constitution reform

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, who has been under pressure by Washington to hold long-overdue elections in Haiti as soon as “it’s technically feasible,” declared Friday that there will be no elections until a new constitution is adopted.“This constitution is like an act of corruption that was signed with a category of people in this country,” said Moïse, complaining about his weakened presidency and the need for a prime minister to be in charge of the day-to-day affairs of the country.He then said that only after Haitians vote “No” or “Yes” on a new constitution will elections take place.Moï…

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