News

Montreal concert by former Haitian president Michel Martelly cancelled: promoter

Montreal concert by former Haitian president Michel Martelly cancelled: promoter
Canada
Critics of Martelly, who performs as Sweet Micky, had called on municipal and federal authorities to block the show, citing what they say are his misogynistic comments and his alleged complicity in corruption scandals.

Martelly had a singing career before entering politics. He served as president of Haiti from 2011-16.

Osias said earlier this week that protests against the concert were being fuelled by Martelly’s political opponents and those who don’t understand that Sweet Micky is a stage persona.
Read more on globalnews.ca
News Topics :
Similar Articles :
Canada
A group of Haitian Montrealers is appealing to federal and municipal authorities to block an upcoming concert by former Haitian president Michel Martelly. Listen A group of Haitian Montrealers is...
Canada
MONTREAL—A group of Haitian Montrealers is appealing to federal and municipal authorities to block an upcoming concert by former Haitian president Michel Martelly, citing what they say are his misogynistic...
World
Haiti s President Michel Martelly stands with his wife Sophia before they leave Parliament chambers, in Port au Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. AP / Dieu Nalio Chery Published Sunday, February...
World
The announcement came a day after president Michel Martelly accepted the recommendations of a special commission that called for Mr. Lamothes resignation as part of an effort to resolve a...
Entertainment
After Stromae blew everybody away at Coachella earlier this year, Billboard magazine noted “He’s a fully fledged superstar in an up and comer’s body; don’t be surprised if by next year he’s a...