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‘Sweet Micky’ Declared Haiti’s New President

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Posted on Apr 21, 2011
AP / Ramon Espinosa

Haiti’s next president, Michel Martelly, gives a news conference in Port-au-Prince on April 5.

So, who’s Haiti’s next president? Well, here’s a hint: Before winning last month’s runoff with 67.6 percent of the vote, he was primarily known in his home country as a popular singer. And no, it’s not Wyclef Jean—it’s Michel Martelly, aka “Sweet Micky,” who began his transition to Haitian head of state with a tweet to his people.  —KA

BBC:

Just hours after he was declared the winner, Mr Martelly tried to rally support through his Twitter account.

“Let’s pick up our tools and get to work to clean up our country,” he tweeted.

But despite Mr Martelly’s calls for unity, there have been several violent incidents in a number of Haitian cities.

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By Napolean DoneHisPart, April 23, 2011 at 8:22 pm Link to this comment

Nice one Mr. Fish.

Did you know that Easter = Ishtar?

This pagan holiday ( like most other pagan ‘holy days’ which have either usurped Christian commemoration days or vice versa ) is really Happy Ishtar Day?

Look it up.

For the true Christians, it should be called Resurrection Day or something to that effect… instead, the world follows suit and furthers the buying and selling Babylonian system.

The lyrics of this song ( please listen closely and / or look up the words ):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bb-SjlhHCIM&feature=related

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By drbhelthi, April 23, 2011 at 1:24 pm Link to this comment

Could this be a Haitian repetition of Ronald Reagan?

A “Haiti Relief Fund,” supported by George W. Bush & William Clinton was operative in 2010. Who has proof of the percentage of the total collected, that was paid out to genuine relief organizations in Haiti?  What percentage was retained for administrative charges ?

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