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Brother: Jean intends to win election

Newark, N.J. -- Wyclef Jean's brother Samuel says the singer and activist is determined to win the upcoming presidential election in Haiti.

Wyclef Jean, 38, has said he hopes to run as Haiti's Reformist Party candidate in the island nation's Nov. 28 election. Long an advocate for Haitian issues, he was named ambassador at large in 2007 by current Haitian President Rene Preval, who plans to retire.

Jean has been particularly busy working to help Haitians since a January
earthquake rocked the region and killed an estimated 200,000 people.

Jean, a former member of the music group The Fugees, was born in Haiti and later moved with his family to New Jersey.

Eto'o wants to stay at Barcelona: Agent

Madrid, June 30-- The agent of Samuel Eto'o told the media Tuesday that the star striker wants to stay at European champions Barcelona.

Josep Maria Mesalles said "Eto'o wants to stay at Barca, but he is not going to put any obstacle in the way of the club if they want to get rid of him."

He refused to confirm that Barca had received an offer of 30 million euros (42.15 million dollars) for Eto'o from Manchester City.

Mesalles added that (Barca coach Josep) "Guardiola has not told us that he doesn't want the player."

Messales then accused Barca of "giving a mixed message, in order to leave a bad image of Eto'o and get rid of him."