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Lest we forget …

It’s been six months since the horrific events of January 12th. [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Haiti&iid=9342959″ src=”http://view4.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9342959/recovery-remains-slow-six/recovery-remains-slow-six.jpg?size=500&imageId=9342959″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] It has been slow going. Only two per cent of the pledges made in March, when the memories were still fresh, have been fulfilled. [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Haiti&iid=9342962″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9342962/recovery-remains-slow-six/recovery-remains-slow-six.jpg?size=500&imageId=9342962″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Shamefully (but sadly not […]

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UPDATE: Wyclef defends Yele at NYC press conference

In our last post, we spoke about how the chorus of cynics had been threatening to swamp all the good that Haitian-American musician Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti charity has been doing. Well it seems now that the tide may be turning. Wyclef held a press conference in New York City today where he  defended Yele […]

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UPDATED: Wyclef under attack: doubts raised about Yele Haiti

It  has been less than a week since Haiti, a member of our Caribbean family, was hit by an absolutely devastating earthquake. But already the cynics’ chorus is tuning up. On Thursday (two days after), The Smoking Gun website launched a salvo with an article entitled ‘Wyclef Jean Charity’s Funny Money’, claiming that Jean’s Yele […]