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UPDATE: Citigroup responds to Haitian activists’ demand to return ‘stolen’ gold – Haitian Times

The Haitian Times
Bridging the gap
STORY UPDATE (8/17) — In response to The Haitian Times request for comment on the original story, Citigroup did not directly address the specific demand by protesters to return the “stolen gold” to Haiti. It provided the following background based on its records.
Citi performed a search of our historical archives, and we found that:
Citi also shared that through the Citi Foundation, it works with the Haiti Education and Leadership Program to help prepare students for the workforce, has sponsored other projects, including pledging US$ 2 million in support of earthquake recovery efforts and offers financial services to nearly 50 companies that do business in Haiti.

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Leonardo March is Brooklyn-based visual journalist from Puerto Rico and a Report for America corps member
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