Despite an optimistic morning for 'Clef, an anonymous council official toldAlthough earlier today Wyclef Jean told the Associated Press that he had a positive meeting with the current President of Haiti, authorities in the
Reuters that he did meet legal requirements to run for President.
Wyclef was not included on the list that was released today, which contains the candidates that meet the legal requirements to run in the November election. According to a council official who spoke with Reuters, Jean’s candidacy did not meet several legal requirements. The announcement will formally be stated Friday (August 20) to the public.