Wyclef Jean Says Would Govern in English, Creole if elected president

9 years ago by: Franklyn Monyei
-- (m) at 11-08-2010 03:16AM (9 years ago)

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Singer Wyclef Jean plans to govern Haiti in English and Creole if he is elected president, setting him apart from his political rivals in this former French colony.

The former Fugees frontman made the comments to Radio Metropole on Tuesday after returning to Haiti from the United States.

Politicians in Haiti traditionally speak mainly Creole and French — the latter for many things being the language of government in Haiti. Jean's American-accented Creole and lack of French are constant reminders he did not grow up here.

Jean, who was born in Haiti but raised in New York City, also urged overseas Haitians to invest in Haiti.

-- docreala (m) at 12-08-2010 09:42AM
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naiz one
-- PoliticxGuru (m) at 1-09-2015 06:52PM
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good for him
-- flexy4real247 (m) at 1-09-2015 06:54PM
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Nice move