Haiti's supreme court declines to swear in election council; Moise installs them anyway

A divided Haitian supreme court opted Tuesday not to swear in nine newly appointed members of President Jovenel Moise’s Provisional Electoral Council, whose appointments and mandate to prepare a referendum for a new constitution and organize upcoming elections have stirred controversy and been deemed unconstitutional.Unmoved, Moise went and installed the council members anyway.The afternoon ceremony at the National Palace in front of members of Moise’s government, the representative of the Organization of American States and other members of the foreign diplomatic corps came after the court’s …

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