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Should Bill Clinton be a special envoy to Haiti ?

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Kate Phillips reports - Add another country to the former president’s future travels. The United Nations, according to news reports, plans to announce on Tuesday that former President Bill Clinton will become a special envoy to Haiti, which has been ravaged by a series of storms and hurricanes that left nearly 1,000 dead. Mr. Clinton visited the nation along with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon a few months ago, and he appealed at a donors conference here for contributions to help with disaster aid as well as investment aid. While the former president’s actions are independent of his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, she, too, visited Haiti briefly in mid-April to call attention to the nation’s plight and to pledge rebuilding aid. In a statement he gave to The Miami Herald, he said he would be employing the Clinton Global Initiative, his far-ranging philanthropic effort, to try to help Haiti rebuild. ---- So....Should Bill Clinton be a special envoy to Haiti? Remember the boat people?