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Wyclef’s Yele Tax Records Raise Eyebrows

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 15, 2010: While singer Wyclef Jean is set to raise millions through his Foundation, which does business as Yele Haiti Foundation, for the current catastrophe in his homeland, tax records show that not all the money raised by the group in the past has gone to helping the needy. Smoking Gun.com reports last night ...

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United Technologies Corp. Supports Haiti Relief Efforts

HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today pledged up to $250,000 to match employee contributions to Red Cross disaster relief efforts following this week`s devastating earthquake in Haiti. UTC will match 100 percent of individual contributions to Red Cross relief efforts up to $250 per employee, for a program maximum of $250,000 in matching funds. ...

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Bomb Threat On Aruba Bound Flight Forces Diversion

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: A 44-year-old national of the Netherlands yesterday forced a plane bound for Aruba to divert to Ireland after making a bomb threat. The passenger, whose name was not released, reportedly said there was a bomb on board. Dutch carrier ArkeFly said its flight 361 then  diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland. The plane ...

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Pat Robertson Blames Haiti Quake On Curse

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. 14, 2010: `The 700 Club`s` controversial host, Pat Robertson, is blaming a `curse` for Haiti`s current plight. The televangelist Robertson said the tragedy in Haiti is a result of them being `cursed` for signing a pact with the devil. Robertson`s comments were made on Wednesday during his CBN broadcast. `Something happened a long time ago ...

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Digicel Pitches In To Help Haiti

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010:  The Caribbean`s largest mobile company, yesterday said it will donate US$5 million to help the people of Haiti. Digicel Group, which also has a strong presence in Haiti, said it will made the cash donation to non-governmental organizations who are spearheading the relief efforts in Haiti, following the widespread devastation caused by the ...

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Jamaica PM For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: Jamaica Prime Minister, Bruce Golding and leader of the opposition, Portia Simpson Miller, are slated to travel to the earth quake ravaged nation of Haiti today. A statement last night said Golding, is expected to make a one day trip to earthquake ravaged Haiti today, January 14th to get a first-hand look at ...

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Guyana Forks Up US$1 Million To Help Haiti

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: The economically challenged South American nation of Guyana has coughed up US$1 million to help Haiti. The country`s President, Bharrat Jagdeo, on Wednesday made the disclosure, a day after a 7.0 earthquake struck the fellow CARICOM nation. `I was deeply shocked and saddened at the extent of the destruction caused by the catastrophic ...

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U.S. State Department Raises A Million For Haiti Via Texting

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: The U.S. State Department last night said it has already raised nearly a million dollars through the State Department text messaging initiative set up to help Haiti. U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, made the disclosure from Hawaii last night, as she thanked `the tens of thousands of people who have already ...

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Haiti`s Archbishop Found Dead In Rubble

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: Haiti`s archbishop, Msgr. Joseph Serge Miot, 63, was found under the rubble of the archdiocese following Tuesday`s earthquake in Haiti. The Vatican announced the loss of its own on Wednesday even as the Catholic Church appealed for help for a country where the majority of its population are Catholic. Msgr. Miot was born ...

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Haitian Organizations Get To Work To Help Homeland

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: Several Haitian organizations have activated relief plans to help those devastated by the 7.0 earthquake of Tuesday Jan. 12 in Haiti. While the death toll is expected to be in the tens of thousands, organizations across the U.S. are pitching in to round up donations and supplies to help those who miraculously ...

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