Haiti

Confidential Documents: Red Cross Itself May Not Know How Millions Donated for Haiti Were Spent

Confidential Documents: Red Cross Itself May Not Know How Millions Donated for Haiti Were Spent
The American Red Cross is under pressure this week to answer detailed questions from Congress about the spending of nearly half a billion dollars it raised after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. But internal documents newly obtained by ProPublica and NPR call into question whether the Red Cross itself has an accurate accounting of how money was spent.
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Bill Clinton Campaigns for Iowa's Embattled Dem Senator Tom Harkin

Bill Clinton Campaigns for Iowa's Embattled Dem Senator Tom Harkin
Bill Clinton spoke at a steak fry in Iowa Tuesday to campaign for Senator Tom Harkin, and covered wide ground, from previous elections to Haiti to the Affordable Care Act. Always fantastic to see Clinton's famous charisma in action.
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Clintons' Corporate 'Aid' is Stealing Garment Workers' Wages in Haiti

Haiti's Caracol Industrial Park—the U.S. State Department and Clinton Foundation pet project to deliver aid and reconstruction to earthquake-ravaged Haiti in the form of private investment—is systematically stealing its garment workers' wages, paying them 34 percent less than minimum wage set by federal law, a breaking report from the Worker Rights Consortium reveals.
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Despite Losing $1 Billion in Iraq, DynCorp Given Haiti Troop Contract

Despite Losing $1 Billion in Iraq, DynCorp Given Haiti Troop Contract
DynCorp has a history of waste, fraud and abuse, including under U.S. government contracts to provide police training in Afghanistan and Iraq, similar to their program in Haiti. They could not account for $1 billion dollars spent training Iraq Police.
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