Rep. Kendrick B. Meek (D-Fla.) and Wyclef Jean, March 13, 2007


Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Chairman

You are respectfully requested to attend the following OPEN hearing of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, to be held in Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building .

  • Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2007

  • Time: 2:00 PM

  • Subject: Haiti?s Development Needs

  • Witnesses: Panel I
    The Honorable Adolfo A. Franco
    Assistant Administrator
    Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Panel II
    Mr. Wyclef Jean
    Founder of Yéle Haiti


Statement of Wyclef Jean

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chairman Eliot L Engel (D-N.Y.)

Statement of Adolfo Franco, assistant administrator of Agency for International Development


Members’ attendance:

Rep. Eliot L. Engel

Rep. Dan Burton (ranking Republican member; Ind.)

Rep. Gregory Meeks (D.-N.Y.)

Rep. Albio Sires (D-N.J.)

Rep. Luis Fortuno (R-Puerto Rico)

Rep. Donald M. Payne (D-N.J.)

Rep. William Delahunt (D-Mass.)

Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.)

Non-committee members:

Rep. Kendrick B. Meek (D-Fla.)

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.)

Rep. Yvette Clark (D-N.Y.)

Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-Ill.)