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Haiti - Destination Unknown

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

I spent the six month anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti discussing donations, distribution and the state of Haiti at this juncture with Claudinette Jean.

Witnesses for Haiti

Wyclef Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wyclef Jean

We are coming up on an important anniversary, but not the kind of anniversary to be celebrated: On July 12, it will be six months since an earthquake devastated my country, Haiti.

Q&A With CNN Anchor Soledad O'Brien on Her New Haiti Documentary, Rescued

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Joseph

O'Brien came to Hollywood recently to premiere her upcoming doc, Rescued which airs on May 8th on CNN. She answered some questions exclusively for the Huffington Post.

Haiti Needs Shelter From the Storm

Wyclef Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wyclef Jean

Now that it's the rainy season, Haiti another serious problem: about a million Haitians are living in massive tent cities, struggling just to keep dry.

Vision for the Future: A Commencement Speech

Wyclef Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Wyclef Jean

I gave the commencement speech at Western Connecticut State University. I wondered what words of wisdom I could give to those young adults, about to start a whole new life.

Zakiya Khatou-Chevassus, Wyclef's Mistress, Received $105,000 From Yele Haiti, Blogs Allege

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Wyclef Jean's Yéle Haiti, a nonprofit organization that has delivered water and supplies to the earthquake-ravaged country, is under fire yet a...

Sharing Strength and Sowing Seeds

Jeffrey B. Swartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey B. Swartz

I traveled to Haiti a few weeks ago for the second time since January's earthquake. I'm not so naive that I thought I'd find miraculous progress had ...

Hunger and Homelessness in Haiti, Four Months on

Gabriel London | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gabriel London

2010-05-11-HaitiFaminecopy.jpg The scale of the ongoing disaster is hard to convey. Port-au-Prince is still entirely run on generators; families still live in makeshift tent cities. This is life in Haiti now.

Hollywood Swinging: Your Winning Oscar Party Playlist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is your free Oscar Party playlist put together in order to make everyone feel like an Academy Award-winner -- or less of an Academy Award-loser -- on Sunday night.

Nonprofits Expecting Fewer Donations For Chile Than For Haiti

AP | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The earthquake that devastated Haiti back in January inspired one of the most impressive outpourings of international support in history. The massive ...

The Biggest Spending Race In America Is Underway! (Well, Sort Of)

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

With billionaire Meg Whitman spending like a Russian oligarch, it's inevitable that the race for California governor will be the most expensive in the country.

Yele Haiti Gets Miniscule Portion Of 'Hope For Haiti' Money

Gawker | John Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Yele Haiti, Wyclef Jean's troubled charity, will get just $1 million, or 2.8%, of the more than $35 million raised so far by the Hope for Haiti Teleth...

We Are The World, Haiti (VIDEO): New Version For Haiti Earthquake Victims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP)- The revamped "We Are the World" made its world premiere Friday during NBC's coverage of the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympic...

The Power of One

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

There were so many high points of this week's One Young World summit, which brought nearly 1,000 young people from around the world together in London...

Donna Karan, Mary J. Blige, and Andre Harrell: For the Love of Haiti

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alison Rose Levy

The Hope Help & Relief Haiti benefit on Monday followed Donna Karan's lead: "Let's join together as a community to help the Haitians rebuild their communities. Dreams can come true."

'We Are the World' Rerecorded For Haiti

AP | SOLVEJ SCHOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The charity anthem "We Are the World" has been rerecorded by 80 artists who came together in the same Hollywood studio where the o...

'Hope For Haiti' Brings In $57 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Friday's 'Hope For Haiti' telethon, organized by George Clooney and broadcast across nearly every major network, raised over $57 million in phone, onl...

Wyclef Jean Admits 'Mistakes,' Foundation Gets New Accountants

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The foundation of Wyclef Jean said Friday it has hired a new accounting firm after the Haitian-born rapper acknowledged the organizati...

Hope For Haiti: Hollywood Unites For Haiti Earthquake Telethon

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Click here to watch the Hope For Haiti Telethon. Visit Hopeforhaiti.org to donate. NEW YORK — Though the all-star telethon was titled "Hope for...

Wyclef Jean's $100K Performance Fee Too Expensive For Fundraiser, Reports Gawker

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A planned fundraiser for Wyclef Jean's charity in 2006 was canceled in part because Jean's personal $100,000 performance fee made the event too expens...

Haiti Telethon Video: Livestream And Twitter Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, one of the largest and most widely broadcast telethons in history, will be streamed live o...

'Hope For Haiti' Telethon Live Streaming On HuffPost

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE HOPE FOR HAITI LIVESTREAM On Friday, January 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Reli...

No "Hope for Haiti" Without Justice

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Levine

The present-day concentration of urban poverty in Haiti, which led to millions of people living in the ramshackle slums that literally disintegrated during the earthquake, owe their origins to policies of economic liberalization.

Global Aid Pours into Haiti

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

The international outpouring of help displays humanity's better angels -- a global sense of grief and sympathy.

Wyclef Jean: Don't Bother Me, I'm Perfect

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Norman

Wyclef Jean's defensive and amateurish video response to legitimate questions about his NGO, Yele Haiti, suggests that doubts about the charity are well-founded.