Despite the commotion about the Alexandra Burke version of Hallelujah, Natalia & Gabriel Rios recorded a new version of the Hallelujah-song for the 1212 – Help Haiti charity show on Belgian public and commercial TV stations (één & VTM)
With competition from Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, Damien Rice and a lot of others, this version may not necessarily pass the test of time. (Nevertheless a strong performance by Gabriel Rios). But more importantly all profits will be donated to Haiti charity .
Buy the song to support Haiti (not yet available on itunes – 21- Jan 2010)
Google launches a dedicated person finder tool for the victims of the Haiti Earthquake and their relatives, allowing them to reconnect and share information. Google also facilitates donations to UNICEF & CARE and offers free Google Voice Calls to Haiti. Next to this Google also announce the donation $1 million. Google crisis response – Support disaster relief in Haiti
On Friday, Hillary Clinton announced the tool (available via the state.gov website) in a video message on her blog.