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6.1 Aftershock Rattles Haiti

CaribWorldNews, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Weds. Jan. 20, 2010: Even as Haiti tries to dig out from the massive 7.0 earthquake of Jan. 12th, the country was again rattled by another quake this morning. A strong aftershock of 6.1 with an epicenter about 35 miles rocked west-southwest of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey said. At least one injury was reported in the ...

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Missing 21st Century Response In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 19, 2010: If you don`t care about Haiti well at least be very, very concerned about the Big Quake should it strike California or any other U.S. state. Is it possible that in 2010 the response to the tragedy in Haiti is little different than it might have been a century ago. Certainly no ...

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Jamaica-born Broadcaster Wins Radio Award

By Dorothy HuberSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tues. Jan. 19, 2010: `Irie, everybody, and once again welcome to Caribbean Rhythms, your Caribbean radio connection,` streams the host to the opening beat of Luciano`s `The Messenger` tune.  And now, the show can claim to be `award-winning` for Lloyd Cummings, long-time musical dean of reggae, soca and calypso, has taken a ...

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Brooklyn Band Wins NY Jamaica Jazz Fest Band Quest

CARIBPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, January 19, 2010: An eight -member reggae band from Brooklyn, New York, on Monday night became the winner of the 2010 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Band Quest in New York City. Under the Rasta Influence, or U.R.I., beat out the New Kingston Band in a close competition to walk away with the title and the ...

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Quake Rattles Cayman But No Injuries, Damages Reported

CaribWorldNews, GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Tues. Jan. 19, 2010:  A 5.8-magnitude earthquake rattled nerves in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday, but officials said there were no damage or injuries. The quake was centered i about 65 kilometers east-southeast of the capital of CI, George Town, and had a depth of 10 kilometers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. …

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U.S. Announces Humanitarian Parole Policy For Certain Haitian Orphans

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Jan. 19, 2010: The U.S. says it will allow certain orphaned children from Haiti to enter the United States temporarily. Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, in coordination with the U.S. Department of State, on Tuesday announced a humanitarian parole policy allowing the orphans to enter on an individual basis to ensure that they receive ...

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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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Charity800.com to Include Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts in Toll Free Number Donation Program

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ — Charity800.com is responding to the crisis in Haiti by adding Haiti earthquake relief organizations: the American Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders into their donation program for their toll free number clients. When customers use a Charity800.com toll free or local number, half a cent from each minute of talk time gets donated ...

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HBO Latin America and Flow Reached Broadcast Agreement

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America Group (LAG) and Flow, Jamaica’s Broadband Company, formally announced today that both Companies have signed an agreement for the transmission of the HBO LAG channels to be broadcast in Jamaica at a media reception held in Kingston. Under the Agreement, Flow has already started to re-broadcast the HBO package developed for ...

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HBO Latin America Group and Flow Present Warner Channel in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America Group signed a carriage agreement with Flow to offer its subscribers the Warner Channel in Jamaica, which will be part of its basic programming package in the country. `We are very pleased to be able to offer Flow subscribers the most interesting, entertaining and greatest television productions offered by Warner Channel ...

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