Trump administration steps up pressure for Moise to stage Haiti's overdue elections

The Trump administration is stepping up pressure on Haitian President Jovenel Moise, who continues to insist on using his one-man rule of the Caribbean nation to usher in constitutional reform.Under Secretary of State David Hale spoke by phone Thursday with Moise and emphasized the need for Haiti to hold overdue legislative elections as soon as possible and for Haiti’s democratic institutions to determine the proper legal mechanism for constitutional change, with input from civil society, State Department Deputy spokesperson Cale Brown said.The call came on the same day that Organization of Am…

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