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Wyclef Jean Tearfully Defends His “Yele” Haitian Aid Foundation

January 19, 2010

Philanthropist/musician Wyclef Jean held a press conference on Monday to defend himself and his Haitian aid foundation ‘Yele’ from accusations of misappropriation of funds donated to support the Haitian people. The┬áSmoking Gun had audited the books for the foundation, and uncovered evidence that made it look like Wyclef was enriching himself personally from the foundations […]

Haitian Ambassador: Quake A ‘Major Catastrophe’ For The People Of Haiti

January 13, 2010

Haiti’s ambassador to the United States says the earthquake to hit his country is a ‘major catastrophe‘ and pleaded with countries to send hospital ships and dogs who can search for the living and dead among the rubble. U.N. Secretary general Ban Ki-Moon is pledging $10 million in aid for Haiti and is calling on […]