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. Wyclef Not Giving Up on Haiti Presidential Bid

    August 23, 2010 9:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 W yclef Jean said he is not abandoning his presidential bid just yet and will try to get the courts to overturn a decision disqualifying him from the race . Speaking to the Associated Press by telephone from his home in Croix des Bouquets, Jean said ...

  4. Wyclef Jean Registers As Haiti Presidential Contender

    August 06, 2010 7:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Haitian hip-hop star Wyclef Jean registered as a presidential contender on Thursday (Aug. 5), in a move into politics that generated an outburst of popular enthusiasm in his poor, earthquake-ravaged homeland. "I would like to tell President Bar ...

  5. Wyclef Resigns From Charity Before Haiti Campaign

    August 05, 2010 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wyclef Jean has stepped down as leader of the embattled aid group he founded as he prepares to formally declare his candidacy for the Haitian presidency. Wyclef Jean to Announce Bid for President of Haiti This Week The singer released a statement th ...

  6. Wyclef Jean to Announce Bid for President of Haiti This Week

    August 04, 2010 7:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wyclef Jean is about to announce his candidacy for president of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, according to the former head of the country's Chamber of Deputies. Former Deputy Pierre Eric Jean-Jacques told the Associated Press that the hip hop artis ...

  7. Wyclef Jean Mulling Run for President of Haiti

    July 27, 2010 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 W yclef Jean is considering a run for president of Haiti but has not decided whether to seek a five-year term as leader of the quake-ravaged nation, the musician's family said Monday. There have been rumors for some time the Haitian-born entert ...