Wyclef Jean voiced his support for Haitian rebels on Wednesday, calling on embattled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to step down and telling his fans in Haiti to “keep their head up” as the country braces itself for possible civil war. “The country’s in an uproar, it’s not safe. But for the safety of the country and to stop the violence, it has to be a situation where he steps down,” Jean, who was born in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti, told MTV News. “If the president steps down, there will be some form of negotiation with the opposition force.” Read more. You can listen to a different account of the developments from Democracy Now.
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