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World Bank Waives Debt Payments For Haiti For Now

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri.  22, 2010: The World Bank on Thursday said it fully supports debt relief for Haiti. Currently, Haiti`s debt to the World Bank, which is interest-free, is about $38 million about or 4 percent of Haiti`s total external debt. `Due to the crisis caused by the earthquake, we are waiving any payments on this debt for the ...

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London Privy Council Throws Out Digicel Appeal Against LIME

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Jan. 22, 2010: The Privy Council in London on Thursday dismissed an appeal by mobile telecommunication giant, Digicel against a 2007 Jamaican Court of Appeal decision which resulted in Digicel having to pay over US$3.7 million to LIME (then Cable & Wireless Jamaica). The 2007 Court of Appeal decision related to a determination made by the ...

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Young, Gifted & Black Entrepreneurial Awards Celebrate 5th Anniversary With Special Nina Simone Blac

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, New York, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2010: Organizers are getting ready for another Young, Gifted & Black (YGB) Entrepreneurial Awards to celebrate the black achievements of the past, present and future. The event is set for Black History Month on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at the Tribeca Rooftop in New York City and organizers will acknowledge 25 noted ...

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Will Haiti Be Obama`s Katrina?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2010: The new book getting all the buzz, `Game Change,` the inside look at the 2008 election and all that led up to it takes the position that Hurricane Katrina played a decisive role in Obama becoming President. The contention is that watching George Bush`s bumbling response to that natural disaster made Obama ...

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The Chrysler Foundation Donates $100,000 to Support Humanitarian Relief, Recovery Efforts in Haiti

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ — The Chrysler Foundation gives $50,000 each to Oxfam America and the United States Fund for UNICEF to assist with life-saving and recovery operations in Haiti. • Chrysler Group LLC dealers in Puerto Rico are accepting household and non-perishable food items • Chrysler Group continues to support Haiti relief efforts through initiatives with its employees, dealers ...

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Goya Foods to Donate Over Three Hundred Thousand Pounds of Food to Help Feed the Victims of Haiti

SECAUCUS, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Goya Foods, Inc. the Largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States announced its relief efforts for the victims of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti. Goya, which has a long history of responding to natural disasters around the globe, mobilized immediately after tragedy struck on January 12th. Goya Puerto Rico brought much-needed ...

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Haiti Again Shaken By After Shock

CaribWorldNews, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2010: Haiti was again rocked by another after shock today even as doctors warned that the wounded from the January 12th quake need urgent treatment. The latest jolts to the already traumatized Haitian people and rescue efforts occurred on Thursday as a magnitude 5.9 aftershock hit just after 6 a.m. about 35 miles from ...

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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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Aeropostale, Inc. and DoSomething.org Join Teens Nationwide to Support Homeless Teens in Haiti

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In support of its third annual `Teens for Jeans` initiative with teen not-for-profit DoSomething.org, NYC-based teen retailer Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO) announced it will be matching the first 100,000 pairs donated with brand new jeans to be delivered to the victims of the Haiti earthquake.  `Teens for Jeans` raises awareness about the youth homelessness ...

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