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Wyclef Jean's Disgraced Charity Being Sued For $100K

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.03.2013 | Impact

Wyclef Jean may have closed his defamed charity’s doors, but it’s been hit with yet another lawsuit. HVS Global Hospitality Services says that ...

Wyclef Calls His Charity 'Transparent' Even After It Closes Amid Scandal

Posted 10.16.2012 | Impact

The same charity that Wyclef Jean raised $1 million for within days of the devastating Haiti earthquake has shuttered –- leaving behind a trail of d...

Which Celebrity Charities Can You Trust?

www.foxnews.com | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact

These days, it seems every celebrity has a charity. Whether it’s born out of the goodness of their hearts, or a need for image rehabilitation, i...

Haiti and the Year of Sorrow

Pascal Robert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Pascal Robert

In order to get a better perspective of what was happening on the ground, on January 11, 2011 I interviewed the President of Yele Foundation International, Hugh Locke while he was in Haiti.

Top Ten Private Initiatives in Haiti Supplement Big Players in 2010-11

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haiti needs hope -- and so many private initiatives doing so much could do even more -- with your support. There is so much hope for Haiti. Let's fund it.

What I've Learned From Wyclef Jean

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marian Salzman

When Wyclef Jean hired my agency about six months ago, I knew that our mission would be to help him pursue his mission: tirelessly working toward Haiti's recovery.

Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti Under Scrutiny After Presidential Announcement

The New York Times | DEBORAH SONTAG and STEPHANIE STROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Mr. Jean, who is considered a potential front-runner in the campaign, said his charity was saving lives, especially in "the roughest communities." He ...

Wyclef Jean Responds To Sean Penn Criticism Of Haiti Presidential Bid: 'Even If I Lose, I Win'

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — After the hip-hop party was over, the cheering supporters back in their tents and the speaker trucks parked for the nigh...

Open Letter: Why I Decided to Run for President of Haiti

Wyclef Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wyclef Jean

My concern for my family was my primary thought as I was urged to seek the presidency of Haiti. But then I came to realize that I have to make this decision for them, especially for my daughter, as much as for myself and my country.

6 - 5 - 10

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Six -- last week was six months since the earthquake devastated Haiti. Five -- this month is five years since Katrina destroyed parts of New Orleans. Ten -- next year it will be ten years since the Twin Towers were reduced to rubble.

Wyclef Resigns From Charity Before Haiti Campaign

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Singer Wyclef Jean officially announced his bid to be president of Haiti to a roaring crowd of supporters on Thursday, t...

Wyclef Jean To Run For President Of Haiti

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Singer Wyclef Jean plans to run for president of earthquake-ravaged Haiti and will announce his candidacy in the coming ...

Haiti Relief Is Not Charity: A Rights-Based Approach to Aid

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kerry Kennedy

Six months after the quake, the people of Haiti have a right to know who promised aid, when delivery can be expected, and what recourse they have if deadlines are not met.

A Little Thanks for a Big Job

Wyclef Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wyclef Jean

I wanted to send a big thanks to the global press corps for helping to make sure people don't forget that the situation in Haiti is still really terrible for millions of men, women and children.

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.

Time for the Warriors

Wyclef Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wyclef Jean

I ask my brothers and sisters in Haiti to hold on. Together with a world of other good warriors, we will build a better Haiti.

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.

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...

'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...

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...

'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...

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...