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UN Secretary-General, Bill Clinton to Visit Haiti


U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former U.S. President Bill Clinton travel to Haiti Monday in an effort to focus attention on problems in the impoverished country.

Mr. Ban and Mr. Clinton will meet Monday with Haitian President Rene Preval at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince.

They will also meet with representatives of international financial institutions, including the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and the Inter-American Development Bank, and inspect a feeding program at a school in Cite Soleil, one of the the Haitian capital's poorest neighborhoods.

Wyclef Jean, the Grammy Award winning musician, who is a Haitian-American is also traveling with the mission.

Haiti was devastated by four storms last year that left about 500 people dead and thousands homeless. It is the Western Hemisphere's poorest country.


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