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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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New York Politician Renews Call For TPS For Haitians

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: A Haitian-born New York City politician says the catastrophe in Haiti should push President Obama to approve Temporary Protected Status for Haitians living in the United States. New York City Councilman, Mathieu Eugene, renewed the call for TPS last night as he appeared on New York One`s `Road to City Hall,` to ...

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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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OAS Assistant Secretary General For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Albert R. Ramdin, is set to travel to Haiti soon to get a first hand glimpse of the devastation from Tuesday`s mega quake. The OAS last night said Ramdin will be travelling to Haiti `as soon as travel conditions in the earthquake-devastated ...

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Caribbean Media Sidelined Again?

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Jan. 11, 2010: The Caribbean American Journalists and Media Association of Florida is questioning whether the US Census 2010 advertising campaign will again sideline Caribbean media houses. The group`s observations comes on the heels of similar sentiments expressed by CaribID, the movement formed in 2008 to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted by the Census and their ...

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Job Losses In Caribbean/Latin America Surpass 2 Million

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 12, 2010: Some 2.2 million jobs were lost in Latin America and the Caribbean alone last year. That`s according to the International Labor Organization, a United Nations agency. The ILO says the global financial crisis affected jobs across the two regions as it did in the U.S., reversing five straight years of falling unemployment. ...

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