Wyclef Jean: “Haitian Election Council Used Trickery To Stop Me”

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Haiti Elections Jean

Wyclef Jean is lashing out at the country he wants to lead.

On Monday, the hip-hop singer accused Haiti’s provisional election council (CEP) of using “trickery” and violating the constitution when they barred him from running for president.

“Even before our work began friends in Haiti and abroad had warned me that much trickery would be used to block me. The result: CEP has proved it true,” Jean said in a audio message in Creole, which was distributed to the media in Haiti.

The AFP reported that the singer asked his supporters to “mobilize” against the council’s decision on Friday because the singer had not lived in Haiti for five consecutive years.

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