Haiti President Michel Martelly returns to his seat in October after delivering a speech during a ceremony marking the 209th anniversary of the assassination of independence hero Gen. Jean-Jacques Dessalines, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The outgoing president released on Sunday a song jeering at his critics, primarily an award-winning female journalist and human rights advocate. The released track called “Bal Bannann Nan”, Haitian Creole for “Give Them the Banana.” It’s credited to Sweet Micky, the stage name for Haiti's pop-star-turned-president.
Haiti President Michel Martelly returns to his seat in October after delivering a speech during a ceremony marking the 209th anniversary of the assassination of independence hero Gen. Jean-Jacques Dessalines, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The outgoing president released on Sunday a song jeering at his critics, primarily an award-winning female journalist and human rights advocate. The released track called “Bal Bannann Nan”, Haitian Creole for “Give Them the Banana.” It’s credited to Sweet Micky, the stage name for Haiti's pop-star-turned-president. Dieu Nalio Chery Associated Press file
Haiti President Michel Martelly returns to his seat in October after delivering a speech during a ceremony marking the 209th anniversary of the assassination of independence hero Gen. Jean-Jacques Dessalines, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The outgoing president released on Sunday a song jeering at his critics, primarily an award-winning female journalist and human rights advocate. The released track called “Bal Bannann Nan”, Haitian Creole for “Give Them the Banana.” It’s credited to Sweet Micky, the stage name for Haiti's pop-star-turned-president. Dieu Nalio Chery Associated Press file

Song by Haiti’s outgoing leader jeers at female journalist

February 02, 2016 12:33 AM

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