Tag Archives: Yele Haiti

  • Wyclef Jean Reportedly Broke and In Debt, According to Business Manager

    Mar 28, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Believe it or not, Wyclef Jean is reportedly broke. The Smoking Gun spoke with the rapper’s business manager who revealed that Jean owes $2.9 million in tax liens. Through a confidential agreement, Jean reportedly said he would pay $100,000 to entertainment law firm Shukat Arrow Hafer Weber & Herbsman to settle an outstanding bill of […]

  • Wyclef Ends Yele Haiti Charity after Alleged Mismanagement

    Oct 12, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Wyclef Jean’s Haiti charity is to close following allegations of financial mismanagement. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The Fugees star co-founded Yele Haiti in 2004 to assist in the wake of Hurricane Jeanne, which devastated his native island. The organization was also involved in aid efforts following the Haiti earthquake in 2010. However, the charity […]

  • Wyclef Defends Charity Spending Following NY Post Allegations

    Nov 28, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Wyclef Jean is firing back in defense of his charity’s response after the earthquake in Haiti almost two years ago, following a report in The New York Post questioned his charity’s use of donations. According to Jean, his Yele Haiti Foundation rebuilt an orphanage and set up a system of outdoor toilet and shower facilities […]

  • Wyclef Jean Blamed for Squandering Donations from Haiti Relief Efforts

    Nov 28, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *When the earthquake devastated Haiti, several celebrities jumped on relief efforts, some more than others. Among the big names was Wyclef Jean who also made an attempt to run for president. He helped raise monies and brought to light some of the major issues plaguing the small country during that time. But a recent report […]

  • Is Haitian Presidential Wannabe Wyclef Stiffing Refugee Camps?

    Aug 17, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Wags are pointing out that if Wyclef Jean’s management of his charity, Yele Haiti, is any indication of his ability to govern, folks in Haiti are better off without him. The New York Times is reporting that at least five of the several refugee camps that Jean’s Yele Haiti organization claims to be helping, say […]

  • Wyclef Responds Directly to Sean Penn’s Criticism

    Aug 10, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Rapper-turned-presidential candidate Wyclef Jean has fired back at Sean Penn after the actor criticized his decision to run as president of Haiti, insisting he has “sweat blood” for his native country. The former Fugees star launched his official bid for office on Thursday, vowing to help turn around Haiti’s fortunes following the devastating earthquake which […]