HAITI: Small Change

In an hour and a half last week the Haitian National Assembly made 18 changes in the Constitution. Women, though not considered ready to vote, were permitted to hold elective and appointive office up to Secretary of State. Other changes: 1) on the suggestion of chubby President Elie Lescot, the Senators and Deputies extended their own tenure until one year after the war; 2) on the suggestion of two Deputies, President Lescot's tenure was extended until 1951.

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