1. Singer 'Sweet Micky' Elected Haiti President, Official Says

    April 04, 2011 6:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer and political outsider Michel Martelly is the winner of Haiti's presidential election, beating former first lady Mirlande Manigat, according to official preliminary results, a senior electoral council official said on Monday. "Marte ...

  2. Wyclef Can't Appeal Haiti Ruling, Says Lawyer

    August 24, 2010 4:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 A ruling by Haiti's electoral council that disqualified hip-hop star Wyclef Jean from running for the presidency is final and cannot be appealed, a council lawyer said on Tuesday. The Haitian-born and U.S.-based singer-songwriter said on Sunday ...

  3. Cuba's Los Van Van Plan Long-Awaited U.S. Tour

    December 24, 2009 11:32 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy-winning Cuban band Los Van Van are celebrating 40 years of salsa revolution with a long-awaited return to the United States. Often called the 'Rolling Stones of salsa', the group will perform in Key West, Florida on January 28, endi ...