Haiti's Constitution Will Prevent Wyclef Jean to Run for President

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Wyclej Jean will not be able to fulfill the constitutional requirements to run for president of Haiti.

Article 135 of the constitution of the republic of Haiti states:

To be elected President of the Republic of Haiti, a candidate must:
a. Be a native-born Haitian and never have renounced Haitian nationality;

b. Have attained thirty-five (35) years of age by the election day;

c. Enjoy civil and political rights and never have been sentenced to death, personal restraint or penal servitude or the loss of civil rights for a crime of ordinary law;

d. Be the owner in Haiti of at least one real property and have his habitual residence in the country;

e. Have resided in the country for five (5) consecutive years before the date of the elections;

f. Have been relieved of this responsibilities if he has been handling public funds.

Wyclef Jean cannot fulfill requirements A and E.

Magdala Janvier, July 24 2010, 6:38 PM

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I thought that Wycliff jean show them his Green or yellow card during a ceremony at NYC city hall between last year or... read more >
Top Brass, 24-Jul-10 6:56 pm
You can say whatever you want. Wyclef will run for President and will surely be elected. For the intellectual matters... read more >
Makout Lavalas, 25-Jul-10 9:24 am
Not even the Zobop will get him there. Do not waste your time. read more >
Sacha, 25-Jul-10 10:04 am
Sa yo met lage li. Yo pa bezwen bawe sa. An plis Ti mesie Mass polile. bezwen ti kob la yo ta ka sevi avek li. Charlot... read more >
Charlot Charlemagne, 25-Jul-10 10:03 pm
What do you mean by : Will get him there. Do you think so.. But not of the Constitution. As a Haitian I think,He has... read more >
Charlot Charlemagne, 25-Jul-10 10:13 pm


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