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Haitian Politics Update

Monday, August 09, 2010

Ricot DuPuy, director and station manager of Radio Soleil, talks about Haitian politics and the possibility of President Wyclef Jean.

Guests:

Ricot Dupuy

Comments [7]

bernie from bklyn

but hey, the american people should just keep their opinions to themselves on this issue....the majority of this country voted for george w. bush TWICE!!

Aug. 09 2010 11:00 AM
Ash in Chelsea

What qualified Reagan, Schwarzenegger, Sonny Bono and Clint Eastwood to hold high public offices?

Aug. 09 2010 10:59 AM
john from office

Brian you take this subject seriously because it involves dark people.

A little dancing and songs is all they need.

You would never take this seriously if it were Europe asia or the US.

Adam Sandler for PM of Israel NOW!!!!

Aug. 09 2010 10:58 AM
Mary from NYC

According to Sean Penn, Wyclef hasn't been on the ground hardly at all in Haiti the last 6 months. And check the records... that private jet he flies around in, a lot of trips to Westchester county. Home to the Clintons who have development stakes in Haiti.

Aug. 09 2010 10:54 AM
John from office

Brian, Adam Sandler wants to run for the prime Minister of Israel. Genat him an interview.

That would never happen, it would never be taken seriously. You take this seriously because it involves Blacks, like your interview with the rappers after the earthquake. This is a silly issue, he is a singer. How dare he compare himself to Obama, sounds like a novice.

Aug. 09 2010 10:53 AM
bernie from bklyn

as ridiculous as the prospect of having this moron becoming a head of state, can the media PLEASE stop referring to wyclef jean as a MUSICIAN. he is not a musician. lauryn hill is a musician, wyclef is not. just like puff daddy is not a musician- just someone who hangs out with musicians and latches on to other people's talent and the ignorant members of the media just go with it.
and just because the young people of haiti seem excited about this doens't mean a thing- haven't the haitian people proven time and time again that they are great at making really bad decisions...

Aug. 09 2010 10:53 AM
tequila from Soho

Wyclef is to the young people as Aristide was to the creole speaking masses...both resonate with a part of the population that is out of the traditional political loop...pretty much disenfranchised.

Unfortunately, the tradtional politicians are so caught up in their power seeking they refuse to address this population or their issues. Ofcourse, life in the camps/streets is one of the most primary issues at hand right now.

Clef's capacity to address Haiti's dire needs. Thumbs down.

Aug. 09 2010 10:38 AM

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