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Guyana, Trinidad Cricket Match To Benefit Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 19, 2010:  The players of the national cricket teams of Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago have been highly commended by their respective captains for their positive and humanitarian response to the call to contribute to the fund-raising match for the earthquake-stricken victims in Haiti. Sewnarine Chattergoon and Daren Ganga have been unable to conceal ...

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De Surinaamsche Bank, N.V. Selects MBanking From MoadBus With VASCO’s DIGIPASS to Bring Mobile Banki

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 18  /PRNewswire/ — MoadBus, Inc., a global provider of financial software and services, and VASCO Data Security, a world leader in authentication and e-signature solutions, announced today that De Surinaamsche Bank, N.V., the largest bank in Suriname, South America, has selected MBanking from MoadBus with VASCO’s DIGIPASS®, and is the first bank in Suriname to offer mobile ...

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Clueless In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 18, 2010:  It isn’t just the Obama Administration but it is the world community that is being exposed for its complete ineptness in the wake of the earthquake in Haiti. But it is the U.S. response and what it says about our “transformational” President that should concern us the most – concern about Haiti ...

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Doctors Without Borders Continue To Work Round The Clock in Haiti

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. Jan. 18, 2010: Surgical units set up by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières in Port au Prince, continue to work around the clock to treat the vast numbers of patients with injuries from Tuesday’s earthquake, the agency last night said. Prioritizing the most serious cases, the teams have been performing caesarian sections and amputations even as ...

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Biden Says US Committed To Long Term Rebuilding Of Haiti

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Jan. 18, 2010: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden yesterday insisted in Little Haiti, Miami, that America is committed to the long term rebuilding of Haiti.  Surrounded by 30 elected officials and Haitian-American leaders at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami, Biden insisted that the Obama administration is committed to rebuilding Haiti for the long haul. ...

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Ushahidi Urging Haitians and Humanitarian Workers to Text Information to 4636 Free of Charge

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Citizen-reporting platform Ushahidi has gained international renown this week for its innovative contribution to information-gathering in the wake of the earthquake in Haiti. Now, Ushahidi, in partnership with U.S. Department of State and others, has introduced an SMS shortcode for subscribers on the DigiCell network in Haiti to send text messages free of charge. ...

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Obama Administration Finally Grants TPS To Undocumented Haitians

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sat. Jan. 16, 2010: The Obama administration has finally given into pressure from advocates and granted Temporary Protected Status to undocumented Haitians living in the U.S. `As part of the Department`s ongoing efforts to assist Haiti following Tuesday`s devastating earthquake, I am announcing the designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals who were in the ...

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Kaiser Permanente Donates $500,000 for Relief Efforts Following Earthquake in Haiti

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Kaiser Permanente announced today that it has donated $500,000 to four national disaster relief organizations to provide aid to the victims of this week’s earthquake in Haiti.  The nonprofit health care organization has wired the funding to Doctors Without Borders, Relief International, Operation USA and MedShare International, and is providing expertise and support to ...

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Provides Humanitarian Relief to Haiti After Earthquake

MIAMI, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises, one of Haiti’s largest foreign investors for almost 30 years, today announced its plans to provide at least $1 million in humanitarian relief to Haiti in response to the catastrophic earthquake in Port-Au-Prince.  Royal Caribbean will be partnering with charitable organizations – such as Food for the Poor, Pan American Development Foundation, ...

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Nearly 7,500 RNs Ready to Deploy to Haiti

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 7,500 registered nurses have now signed up to volunteer for Haiti disaster relief,  believed to be the largest outpouring of RN volunteers in U.S. history, reports National Nurses United which is coordinating the effort, and working around the clock to find locations for the nurses to deploy on the ground in Haiti. Nurses ...

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