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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 […]

Pras Michel Spearheads A Haitian Earthquake Relief Effort..Donate To Your Local Red Cross!!!

January 13, 2010

Pick up your phone (it’s either on your desk or in your pocket) and┬átext “HAITI” to 90999. Award winning musician and Haitian-American Pras Michel along with cousin Wyclef Jean and family spearhead relief efforts for the earthquake in Haiti. http://wyclefjean.wordpress.com/2010/01/13/statement-by-wyclef-jean-on-haiti-earthquake/ Let’s make sure the aide gets to the people, and give whatever you can to […]

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 […]

Samoan Boxer David Tua’s win boosts Samoan Tsunami Victims

October 4, 2009

Samoan Tsunami Disaster Samoan Boxer David Tua is a national hero who many thought had seen better days, but last night around the country just about every television was tuned to the fight as he made a comeback against New Zealand boxer Shane Cameron in Hamilton, New Zealand. His victory by a knockout seven seconds […]