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  • Wyclef Discusses Failed Presidential Attempt and His Hopes For Haiti

    Sep 21, 12 by EurWebWriter Leave a comment


    *Last week we published part one of our story gleaned from our interview with world-renowned performer and activist Wyclef Jean. In that piece our focus was on getting the entire Lauryn Hill story out in the open as the section that deals with the Fugees break up is the most talked about chapter of his […]

  • Oprah Goes to Haiti

    Dec 13, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Now that Oprah Winfrey is not confined to the four walls of her TV studio, she’s out and about meeting folk and building some strong international relationships. This week, the media mogul is visiting the president of Haiti, Michel Martelly. His hope is to partner with Winfrey to rebuild the country, attract investors and ultimately, […]

  • Wyclef Jean Honored by his Former Presidential Rival

    Jul 21, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Wyclef Jean has been honored in his native Haiti for his continued efforts to raise the profile of the troubled country. Haiti’s new president, Michel Martelly, bestowed the distinction on Jean “as a sign of the utmost appreciation for his dedication to the promotion of Haiti across the world” in a special ceremony in Port-au-Prince […]

  • Michel Martelly Looks to be Haiti’s New President

    Apr 5, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Flamboyant carnival musician Michel Martelly edged out former Haitian first lady Mirlande Manigat in a pivotal presidential runoff vote held last month, according to preliminary results released Monday. Martelly, 50, took 67.6% of the vote, while Manigat, 70, received 31.5%, according to Pierre Thibault, spokesman for Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council. After the announcement, streets around […]

  • Wyclef Jean OK after Being Shot in the Hand in Haiti

    Mar 20, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Saturday night in Haiti, musician Wyclef jean was shot in the hand. But according to his spokesman, he has been treated and released from the hospital. He told The Associated Press that he had just stepped out of his car to make a phone call when he heard gunfire. Jean says the next thing he […]

  • Jimmy Rosemond, Haitian Presidential Candidate Michel Martelly, Wyclef Jean, and Pras Rally Voters in Haiti

    Mar 17, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Elections in Haiti are this Sunday, March 20, and presidential candidate Michel Martelly – shown above in the photo with Jimmy Rosemond, Wyclef Jean, and Pras – is expected to win. Rosemond, by the way, assisted in organizing a concert for the final rally that will lead up to the election. The concert will feature […]