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Bill Clinton and the opportunity in Haiti

January 15, 2010 | 11:58 am

In the sobering controversy that has arisen this week -- say it isn't so -- over the contribution of humanitarian and U.S. aid to Haiti, some question what will become of all the money.

They're suggesting, basically, that some or much of the money will either be siphoned off the top by administrators in the U.S. or stolen at the bottom by authorities in Haiti.

Meet Bill Clinton, watchdog:

"When I work places, everybody knows I don't tolerate corruption, I'm going to do the best I can to help them,'' said Clinton, the former president and special United Nations envoy to Haiti. "But, they want to do this -- they want to build a modern society, for the first time."

Read more at the Swamp

-- Mark Silva