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Sweet Micky

Letter From Haiti

Michael Deibert | Posted 11.28.2012 | Impact
Michael Deibert

Despite the eroding of hope when confronted with the immense challenge of governing Haiti and his own missteps, Haitians still seem to be giving President Michel Martelly the benefit of the doubt.

Meeting Martelly: A New President for Haiti Is Inaugurated

James S. Gordon | Posted 07.18.2011 | Impact
James S. Gordon

There had been a shift in Haiti since the election, a sense of possibility that President-elect Martelly might really mean what he'd said about rebuilding the infrastructure and making education available to all.

Haiti's Pop Star-Turned-President Looks To Rebuild Embattled Nation | Ezra Fieser | Posted 07.17.2011 | World

Back in 1995 when he was a flamboyant musician with few political aspirations, Michel Martelly quipped that he'd dance naked atop Haiti's National Pal...

WATCH: New Haitian President-Elect's Outrageous Pop Star Past

Posted 06.05.2011 | World

Like many of the world's greatest pop stars, Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly is a chameleon on the brink of a career re-invention. Unlike his contem...

Sovereignty, Stability and Sweet Micky: What is Going on in Haiti?

Nicole Skibola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nicole Skibola

Why aren't we outraged that the United States and the OAS pushed for the adoption of election results that many have deemed fraudulent?

Haiti's Electionaval 2010

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gina Athena Ulysse

The historical neglect of the masses by the elite has brought Haiti to this point where many people are so fed up that they will put their hope for change in an artist who promises miraculous deliverance.