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News Briefing: Tensions Mount in Devastated Capital

By Kate Golden on January 15, 2010No Comment
  • The American Red Cross has raised more than $5 million through its text messaging campaign.  [New York Times]
  • Hollywood celebrities lead a rally for disaster relief donations.  [Reuters]
  • Two American nonprofits challenge the patent of Plumpy'nut, a sweetened peanut paste that provides 500-calorie doses of vitamins and minerals to severely malnourished children.  [Associated Press]
  • United Nations officials report that Haitians are growing helpless – and beginning to run out of patience.  [New York Times]
  • The Judith Rothschild Foundation defaults on all 17 of its 2009 grants to artists' estates and arts organizations.  [New York Times]
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