Yele Haiti

Wyclef Jean Paying His Yele Haiti Staff Too Much?
Wyclef Jean is under fire yet again for the questionable handling of funds for his Yele Haiti Foundation, which provides emergency relief and other services for his native Haiti. According to recent tax filings, the former Fugee gave Zakiya Khatou-Chevassus -- his personal assistant, the organizatio…
Wyclef Fires Back at New York Times, Receives Death Threats
Running for president of Haiti is proving to be a daunting task for musician/activist Wyclef Jean. After Jean publicly fired back against a New York Times article claiming that he frivolously squandered earnings meant for his non-profit organization, Yele-Haiti, he was forced to go into hiding due t…
Wyclef Details ‘The Day After’ in New Track for Haiti
As the anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti just passed the six month mark, musician/activist Wyclef Jean continues to bring the devastation in his home country to light. Clef has penned a new single titled 'The Day After' that poetically details the dilapidated remains of h…
Wyclef’s Yele Haiti Fund Helps Haitian Amputees
Although press coverage of the Haitian recovery effort has subsided drastically in recent weeks, Wyclef Jean and his Yele Haiti Fund are still hard at work in the rebuilding process, following the devastating earthquake on January 12.
Yele Haiti recently teamed with the Global Medical Relief Fund (GM…
Diddy: ‘Wyclef Should Run for President of Haiti’
Last night, Sean "Diddy" Combs was among the celebrities that helped raise an estimated $5 million for the Red Cross and UNICEF on Larry King's two-hour CNN special 'Haiti: How Can You Help.' Diddy commended fellow hip-hop musician Wyclef Jean and his Haitian charity, the Yele Haiti Founda…
Twista Records Track for Haitian Earthquake Victims
Chicago native Twista has just released a dedication track to the victims of the horrific earthquake that killed thousands and devastated the country of Haiti early Tuesday evening. Remixing Wyclef and Mary J. Blige's '911,' the tongue twisting emcee wasted no time in expressing his f…