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Haiti: Moïse Insists Haiti Needs New Constitution Amid Protests

As thousands of Haitians took to the streets to protest against a new constitution on Monday, President Jovenel Moïse reiterated the country needs it.

Monday’s demonstration was the second of a two-day protest marking the 34-year anniversary of the 1987 constitution currently in effect.

“The 1987 Constitution enshrined many gains, but had its days,” Moïse tweeted. “We must have the courage to adopt another which, through futuristic dispositions, will lead Haiti toward a more balanced political regime less likely to cause instability.”

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