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Wyclef Jean Haiti President

Major Celebrity Obama Supporter Now Loves Sarah Palin

Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment

Back when President Obama got elected, Wyclef Jean promised to sit in the freezing cold January morning to watch him get sworn into office. "I'm like ...

Dear Wyclef: Do Business, Go Green

Michael Seager | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Seager

Instead of focusing on making a difference in Haiti through the public sector, why not try the private? Let me tell you about some good social enterprise ideas, and who might find them appealing in Haiti.

Wyclef Jean Records Song Against Haiti Officials For Rejecting Candidacy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean has a new song blasting Haitian officials for rejecting his presidential bid. It's the lates...

Third Person Once Removed

Sean Penn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sean Penn

The real and devastating human issues in Haiti must be handled and led by a qualified president's deft hand. These elections are crucial, and I have no part in them. Neither should Wyclef Jean.

Wyclef Jean NOT On Haiti's Presidential Candidates List

Globe and Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Haitian-born hip-hop star Wyclef Jean's bid to become the next president of Haiti has been quashed....

Wyclef Jean Hiding In 'Secret Location' After Death Threats

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Hip hop artist Wyclef Jean said he was in hiding Tuesday after receiving death threats as he and more than 30 other pote...

Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti Under Scrutiny After Presidential Announcement

The New York Times | DEBORAH SONTAG and STEPHANIE STROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Mr. Jean, who is considered a potential front-runner in the campaign, said his charity was saving lives, especially in "the roughest communities." He ...

Is "Wyclef for President" best for Haiti?

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

The international community can deliver its aid commitments without Jean's solicitation. That way, whoever becomes president can stop acting as a collection agent and start helping Haiti help itself.

Wyclef Jean Defends Presidential Bid: Number 1 Qualification Is 'I Am Not A Haitian Politician'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Wyclef Jean is continuing to push back against criticism of his bid to become Haiti's president and allegations that he mismanaged post-quake charity ...

Wyclef's Prospective Presidency: A Reflection of the Global Reach of Hip-Hop

Craig Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Craig Wilson

Going back to the roots of hip-hop, more folks need to realize and understand that the foundation of hip-hop culture was built on community uplifting, positive influencing, and providing a voice for the voiceless.

Sean Penn On Wyclef: 'He Has Been A Non-Presence'

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn poured cold water on Wyclef Jean's bid for the Haitian presidency on Wednesday, questioning the moti...

Wyclef Jean Officially Running For President Of Haiti After Filing Papers

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Singer Wyclef Jean officially announced his bid to be president of Haiti to a roaring crowd of supporters on Thursday, t...

Wyclef Resigns From Charity Before Haiti Campaign

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Singer Wyclef Jean officially announced his bid to be president of Haiti to a roaring crowd of supporters on Thursday, t...