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With a bandage in his right hand, Haitian-American singer Wyclef Jean, front, sits inside a car before casting his ballot at a polling station during a presidential runoff in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, March 20, 2011. Jean told the AP in a telephone interview he was grazed by a bullet in the hand when he stepped out of his car in Haiti to make a phone call. Haiti's voters will choose between candidates Mirlande Manigat, the former first lady, and Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly, a star of Haitian music to lead the country. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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With a bandage in his right hand, Haitian-American singer Wyclef Jean, center, leaves a polling station after casting his ballot during a presidential runoff in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, March 20, 2011. Jean told the AP in a telephone interview he was grazed by a bullet in the hand when he stepped out of his car in Haiti to make a phone call. Haiti's voters will choose between candidates Mirlande Manigat, the former first lady, and Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly, a star of Haitian music to lead the country. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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Singer Wyclef Jean was wounded in a shooting in Haiti on Saturday. (Associated Press)Comedian Victoria Jackson is taking flak to taking on "Glee." (Associated Press)

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Singer Wyclef Jean was wounded in a shooting in Haiti on Saturday. (Associated Press)

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U.N. peacekeepers from Brazil stand guard at the gate of a polling station ahead of Sunday's second round of presidential elections in the Cite Soleil section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday, March 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2004 file photo, Haiti's President Jean-Bertrand Aristide listens to a journalist's question during a press conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Rumors of Aristide's return have circulated in Haiti for weeks. Aristide built a following among the country's poverty-stricken population as a priest-turned-activist, among the leaders of the 1986 movement to oust the despotic Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier. He became Haiti's first democratically elected leader in 1990 but was toppled a few months later by a military junta. He was ousted a second time, in the 2004 rebellion and flown into exile in South Africa. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

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** FILE ** Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide speaks during a press conference in Johannesburg on Friday, Jan. 15, 2011. (AP Photo, File)

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A woman holds a photo of Haiti's ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide during a rally in Port-au-Prince. (Associated Press)

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Haiti's presidential candidate Michel Martelly, right, and Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean talk after a press conference announcing Jean's support on Martelly's run for the presidency in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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U.S. actor Sean Penn attends a news conference about the Haiti fund raising gala in Vienna, Austria, on Tuesday Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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In this photo released by World Press Photo, the 1st Prize General News Single of the World Press Photo 2011 contest by Riccardo Venturi, Italy, Contrasto, shows the old Iron Market burning, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Riccardo Venturi/Contrasto)

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Illustration: Haiti and Tunisia by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

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Demonstrators hold pictures of Haiti's ousted President Jean Bertrand Aristide during a protest demanding his return in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton boards a plane at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington for a trip to Haiti on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

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Farmers clean rice fields covered in muddy water believed to be contaminated by the cholera bacteria in Saint-Marc, Haiti, Saturday Jan. 22, 2011. The cholera epidemic that killed nearly 4,000 people, is claiming fewer victims, with a sharp drop in new cases everywhere from the Artibonite Valley to the crowded urban slums. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A woman suffering cholera symptoms is carried to a local hospital in Limbe village near Cap Haitien, Haiti, in November. In 2010, crisis piled upon crisis in Haiti. More than 230,000 are believed to have died in the quake, and more than a million remain homeless. A cholera epidemic broke out in the fall, and a dysfunctional election was held, its results still unclear. (Associated Press)

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A rice farmer eats his lunch while sitting in a field covered in muddy water thought to be contaminated by the cholera bacteria in Saint-Marc, Haiti, on Saturday. The cholera epidemic that killed nearly 4,000 people is claiming fewer victims with a sharp drop in new cases everywhere from the Artibonite Valley to the crowded urban slums. (Associated Press)

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Supporters of Haiti's former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier chant pro-Duvalier slogans outside the hotel where Mr. Duvalier is staying in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday Jan. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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Haiti's former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier talks by phone on the balcony of his hotel room in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday Jan. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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Haiti's ex-dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier (center) arrives to court surrounded by police in Port-au-Prince on Tuesday. Haitian police led him out of his hotel and took him to court Tuesday without saying whether he was being charged with crimes committed under his brutal regime. (Associated Press)