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Bahamian National Pleads Guilty In International Seafood Smuggling Operation

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: A 45-year-old Bahamian national has pled guilty on charges related to the illegal importation of quantities of queen conch and spiny lobster from the Bahamas to the United States. Robbie Franklin Smith pleaded guilty in Fort Lauderdale District Court. According to the allegations in the indictment, court records, and statements in Court, in ...

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Vitals.com Has Doctors Ready to Provide Relief to Victims in Haiti

LYNDHURST, N.J., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ — Vitals.com, America`s largest physician finder, has received requests from more than 150 doctors trying to lend their medical support in Haiti. Just weeks ago, Haiti suffered the most devastating earthquake the country has seen in 250 years. To date 111,000 people are known to be dead, and countless others are injured and suffering from ...

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Aspen Dental Employees to Give `An Hour for Haiti`

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ — In response to the growing humanitarian crisis following the recent earthquake in Haiti, Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) announced today that it was launching `An Hour for Haiti,` a voluntary program that gives Aspen Dental employees the option of donating the equivalent of one hour`s pay to the American Red Cross for Haiti relief ...

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Bacardi Limited Donates $50,000 to PADF-OAS Haitian Earthquake Relief

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, has generously donated $50,000 to help relieve the suffering of thousands of survivors of the devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) announced. `Bacardi has consistently shown its compassion during natural disasters, and we applaud its support of PADF`s emergency ...

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PM Douglas Returns To Power In St. Kitts

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Tues. Jan. 26, 2010, 11 AM: Prime Minister Denzil Douglas has been returned to power in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Douglas`s St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party won six of eight parliamentary seats allotted to St. Kitts, according to preliminary results. It was the fourth consecutive term for Douglas and his party. It was ...

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Reply.com Contributes More Than $60,000 to Haitian Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction Efforts

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ — Following donations of more than $100,000 to fund schools in Haiti in 2009, Reply.com and its employees have contributed more than $60,000 to Haitian relief and reconstruction efforts to aid schools and earthquake victims of this month`s devastating earthquake, the company announced today. Immediately following the earthquake, Reply! made a $10,000 donation to ...

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OAS Secretary General For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Jan. 26, 2010: Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, is set to travel to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, today. According to an OAS statement, the SG will `personally assess the damage caused by the devastating earthquake of January 12 and see for himself the emergency and rescue efforts provided to the victims.` During ...

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U.S. Says Donors Must See Themselves As `Partners Not Patrons`

CaribWorldNews, MONTREAL, Canada, Tues. Jan. 26, 2010: U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is insisting donors and supporters need to see themselves `as partners with Haiti – not patrons.` Her comments came during meeetings regarding the January 12th Haiti earthquake hosted by the Government of Canada, in Montreal Monday. `Today, we agreed on key principles that will guide our ...

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