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Haiti`s Death Toll From Cholera Now At 800

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 12, 2010: The death tolls from cholera in Haiti has now reached a disturbing 800, an epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Ezra Barzilay of the CDC said the emergency in Haiti created by the epidemic was worsening as evidenced by the rising death toll. `As of November ...

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Election Related Violence In Haiti A Concern

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Nov. 12, 2010: Elections are still a go in Haiti despite the tent cities, the rising death toll from cholera and Hurricane Tomas and now pre-election violence. Presidential elections are still set for November 28th but the OAS/CARICOM Joint Election Observation Mission in Haiti say they are concerned by incidents of election-related violence. The JEOM say ...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM Preaches Unity At OAS

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Nov. 12, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago`s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is preaching unity in Washington even as criticism from her conditional aid comment continues. Addressing the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States this week in D.C., Persad-Bissessar insisted: `We must recognize the strength in unity and in the multilateral process.` Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar noted ...

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Hard Beat Executive Among African and Caribbean Business Council Honorees

CaribWorldNews, PHILADEPHIA, PA, Fri. Nov. 12, 2010: Hard Beat Communications executive, Chris Chaplin, was among three Caribbean national recently honored by the African and Caribbean Business Council. HBC Vice President, Christopher Chaplin, was presented with the  ACBC Award for Excellence in recognition for his commitment to excellence in serving the Caribbean community in Philadelphia, at an Awards ceremony  at the ...

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Renowned Jamaican Jazz Great Monty Alexander Presents Reflections On Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 8, 2010: Renowned Jamaican-born jazz pianist, Monty Alexander, still remembers when he first saw the legendary Nat King Cole and  met Frank Sinatra. Cole’s musical impact on the younger Monty and his later musical experiences with Sinatra will come in to focus this month when Alexander reflects on both ...

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Reggae`s Buju Banton Free On Bail At Last

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Thurs. Nov. 11, 2010: Jamaican-born reggae star Buju Banton is finally free on bail, almost a year after his famed arrest. Banton, born Mark Anthony Mryie, was released from his Tampa jail cell Wednesday. He reportedly had to sign an extradition waiver inorder to be released. Banton must now also adhere to the terms of this release ...

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Water Still A Problem In Post Hurricane Tomas St. Lucia

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. Nov. 11, 2010: Water remains a problem in St. Lucia almost two weeks after Hurricane Tomas battered the island and claimed several lives. Running water in homes is a major problem as several remain without the vital necessity. The island`s water company, WASCO, says that destruction of six miles of pipe at the John Compton ...

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Haiti`s Cholera Death Toll Passes 600 Mark

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 11, 2010: Haiti`s cholera death toll has reached the 643 mark. The United Nations humanitarian office reported the figures yesterday, citing government sources. The office also said that some of the now 9,971 cases of the disease have been identified in the capital, Port-au-Prince. Cholera has so far been confirmed in six departments (administrative ...

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Remittance To Caribbean Forecasted To Rise Next Year

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, DC, Thurs. Nov. 11, 2010: Remittance flows to the Caribbean and Latin America are expected to increase steadily over the next two years. That`s the word from World Bank analysts who are forecasting a 7.6 percent increase to this region in 2011 and a 10 percent rise or $69 billion in 2012. Remittance flows this year showed only ...

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Renowned Jamaican Jazz Great Monty Alexander Presents Reflections On Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 8, 2010: Renowned Jamaican-born jazz pianist, Monty Alexander, still remembers when he first saw the legendary Nat King Cole and  met Frank Sinatra. Cole`s musical impact on the younger Monty and his later musical experiences with Sinatra will come in to focus this month when Alexander reflects on both icons of America`s great ...

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