Category: CHARITIES

Haiti and Africa Projects Shed Light on Clinton’s Public-Private Web – The New York Times

As chief of staff and counselor to Hillary Clinton at the State Department, Cheryl D. Mills worked ceaselessly to help a South Korean garment maker open a factory in Haiti, the centerpiece of United States government efforts to jump-start the island nation’s economy after the 2010 earthquake.Ms. Mills took the lead on smoothing the way […]

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SGF frustrating probe of billions spent on internally displaced persons – Reps – Premium Times Nigeria

The House of Representatives committee investigating alleged diversion of funds and materials meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) said it was being frustrated by refusal of some persons to appear before it.The committee particularly decried the failure of Secretary to Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, to honour summon to him to appear and clarify […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio urged to repay donations tied to massive Malaysian ’embezzlement scheme’

eonardo DiCaprio’s charity has been urged to repay donations linked to a Malaysian fund that backed his film The Wolf of Wall Street. The foundation is being investigated by the US department of justice over alleged ties to a $3.5 billion embezzlement scandal whose “misappropriated” funds were used to bankroll the 2013 film, according to reports.The actor […]

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SCAMS & WASTE LOOM AS CHARITY MILLIONS DONATED AFTER ORLANDO – News from The Associated Press

The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.The fundraisers – an average of more than four for each of the 49 killed and 53 wounded – include […]

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Red Cross and Vatican helped thousands of Nazis to escape | The Guardian

Research shows how travel documents ended up in hands of the likes of Adolf Eichmann, Josef Mengele and Klaus Barbie in the postwar chaos The Red Cross and the Vatican both helped thousands of Nazi war criminals and collaborators to escape after the second world war, according to a book that pulls together evidence from […]

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