Jean to pursue election bid

HIP-HOP singer Wyclef Jean said he is not abandoning his Haitian presidential bid just yet and will try to get the courts to overturn a decision disqualifying him from the race.

Wyclef said his lawyers will file an appeal with the national electoral dispute office.

The Haiti-born star said that he has a document “which shows everything is correct” and that he and his aides “feel that what is going on here has everything to do with Haitian politics”.

“They are trying to keep us out of the race,” he said, referring to Haiti’s political establishment.

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