Wyclef Jean is appealing an election commission's decision to bar him from running for Haiti president. Support runs high among youths like Rockson Elian, unemployed since the Jan. 12 earthquake.
08/23/2010 01:55 pm
The Haiti election commission postponed its ruling on who is eligible to run for president. Critics charge that the commission opposes Wyclef Jean's candidacy.
08/18/2010 04:18 pm
Wyclef Jean, who has jumped into politics to run for president, said he could be an international spokesman for the country. "I think you're going to need a president that is not just a local president of the country," Wyclef Jean said.
08/13/2010 11:21 am
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Wyclef Jean is expected to officially announce his run for Haiti president tonight on Larry King Live. The Monitor spoke with Wyclef's brother and spokesman about the major challenges he'll face before he can win Haiti's presidency.
08/05/2010 05:27 pm
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Wyclef Jean released a statement Friday saying he will make a public announcement next week on whether he will run for president of Haiti. Meanwhile, his uncle has resigned his post as Haiti's ambassador to the US in preparation for his own candidacy.
07/30/2010 05:56 pm
Wyclef Jean's uncle, Raymond Joseph – who is Haiti's ambassador to the US – tells the Monitor that he is running for president this fall. Will the hip hop artist and his uncle team up – or compete against each other in Haiti's presidential campaign?
07/27/2010 08:06 pm
Hip hop star Wyclef Jean has filed the necessary paperwork to run in Haiti's Nov. 28 election. Haiti is abuzz with talk of a Wyclef presidency, but not all young people like the idea.
07/27/2010 03:08 pm
While more than $2 billion in aid is helping the Haiti earthquake recovery, critics including singer Wyclef Jean say progress is still too slow.
07/12/2010 07:12 pm