Claim: Clintons 'Got Rich' Off Poor Haitians Following Earthquake Tragedy

"This is Hillary's America."

Author and documentarian Dinesh D'Souza is out with a new film and book, both entitled: Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party.

In an article published in National Review, which excerpts from the book,  D’Souza documents new allegations of corruption against Bill and Hillary Clinton and their Clinton Foundation.

The claim: the Clintons defrauded Haitians out of "billions of dollars" in relief funds raised by the Clinton Foundation for the purpose of rebuilding Haiti following its devastating earthquake in 2010.

Portions of D'Souza's article follow: 

In January 2015 a group of Haitians surrounded the New York offices of the Clinton Foundation. They chanted slogans, accusing Bill and Hillary Clinton of having robbed them of “billions of dollars.” 

Two months later, the Haitians were at it again, accusing the Clintons of duplicity, malfeasance, and theft. And in May 2015, they were back, this time outside New York’s Cipriani, where Bill Clinton received an award and collected a $500,000 check for his foundation. 
“Clinton, where’s the money?” the Haitian signs read. “In whose pockets?” Said Dhoud Andre of the Commission Against Dictatorship, 
"We are telling the world of the crimes that Bill and Hillary Clinton are responsible for in Haiti," Andre said. 
 
In 2010, Haiti suffered a 7.0 earthquake that left more than 200,000 people dead and 1.5 million people ravaged without a home, place of work, adequate food, medicine or shelter in which to find safe harbor.  
 
According to D'Souza, countries around the world rallied, as did private philanthropic organizations, to raise billions of dollars -- yet the Haitians saw none of it. At the center of the allegations are Bill and Hillary Clinton, who "controlled the flow of funds to Haiti from around the world":

Where did it go? It did not escape the attention of the Haitians that Bill Clinton was the designated UN representative for aid to Haiti. Following the earthquake, Bill Clinton had with media fanfare established the Haiti Reconstruction Fund. Meanwhile, his wife Hillary was the United States secretary of state. She was in charge of U.S. aid allocated to Haiti.

Together the Clintons were the two most powerful people who controlled the flow of funds to Haiti from around the world. Haitian deals appeared to be a quid pro quo for filling the coffers of the Clintons. The Haitian protesters noticed an interesting pattern involving the Clintons and the designation of how aid funds were used. They observed that a number of companies that received contracts in Haiti happened to be entities that made large donations to the Clinton Foundation.

The Haitian contracts appeared less tailored to the needs of Haiti than to the needs of the companies that were performing the services. In sum, Haitian deals appeared to be a quid pro quo for filling the coffers of the Clintons.

From home-building to school-building to land development and creating industrial parks and infrastructure, D'Souza claims funds never made their way to the projects for which they were intended.

"I don’t blame the Haitians for falling for it; Bill is one of the world’s greatest storytellers," noted D'Souza. "He has fooled people far more sophisticated than the poor Haitians."

D'Souza's article goes into greater detail on what some of relief funds were specifically allocated for, and expands on fraud allegations leveled against the Clintons. The full article can be viewed here
 
(Photo source: Clinton Foundation Website)

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