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The Lost Rites Of A Blood-Spattered Paradise – Part 1

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. Jan. 25, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago, the richest and most southerly islands of the Caribbean archipelago, hosted two high priced summits in 2009: the 5th Summit of the Americas in April, attended by U.S. President Barrack Obama and the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) in November and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and her husband ...

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A Return To Colonialism For Haiti?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 25, 2010: The signs are not good. As usual everyone is missing them. At least those who care.  The potential for long-term good coming from the Haitian tragedy is already receding with each passing day. Get ready for more good old fashioned colonialism in Haiti, even if it has a 21st century veneer after ...

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Haitian Relief: Translation Services & Video Technology Firm Partner with Deaf Welcome Foundation

LEHIGHTON, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As the world responds to the Haitian earthquakes, the Deaf Welcome Foundation (DWF), already serving the multiracial American Deaf population, is inviting relief workers, survivors and families to join their NEW Deaf Welcome Network for communication and association over the Internet, with certified multilingual interpreters, whenever it is deemed necessary. Relief workers have arrived ...

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Additional Performers Announced for Univision’s Special ‘Unidos Por Haiti’ (United For Haiti)

MIAMI, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Univision announced today additional performers confirmed to join "Sabado Gigante’s" Don Francisco for the network’s special "Unidos Por Haiti" (United for Haiti). Spanish singer/songwriter Alejandro Sanz, Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes, pop singer Paulina Rubio and Mexican singer Pepe Aguilar join a stellar group of artists, bringing the total to 18, for this special program to raise ...

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Thwapr Offers Video Communications Assistance for Haiti Recovery Efforts

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Thwapr, the mobile-to-mobile video sharing platform, is offering operational assistance and its free communications service to relief organizations, government agencies, and families to send and receive videos and photos directly between Haiti and the US and Canada. Users should email photos and videos from a mobile phone to haiticommunication@gmail.com with requested mobile phone number(s) ...

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‘Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief’ Supported by Digital Distribution

NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES and LONDON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — When "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" airs tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT and 7:00 p.m. CT, the telethon will be supported by the greatest digital distribution, promotion, and support of any televised fundraising event in history.  iTunes, YouTube, Hulu, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo!, AOL, Microsoft, ...

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Finish Line Mobilizes to Assist Haitian Earthquake Survivors

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In response to the catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti last week, The Finish Line (Nasdaq: FINL), the Finish Line Youth Foundation, its customers, employees and charitable partners are mobilizing to lend support to the many victims of this tragedy. Finish Line began collecting monetary donations on January 7, 2010 in its stores and at www.finishline.com ...

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Foot Solutions Stores Worldwide Collect 100,000 Gently Used Shoes, and Counting, for the Victims of

ATLANTA, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Foot Solutions, on behalf of Soles4Souls, the international charity dedicated to providing free footwear to people in desperate need,  has now reached an estimated 100,000 pairs of donated shoes.   Shortly after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Foot Solutions stores asked the public to drop off their gently used shoes at any of their 240 worldwide ...

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Older Americans Team With Grand Circle Foundation To Raise $517K for Red Cross

BOSTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Alan Lewis, Chairman of Grand Circle Corporation, which owns Grand Circle Travel and Overseas Adventure Travel, today reported that $517,719 has been donated by their charitable arm, Grand Circle Foundation, and by more than 4,000 travelers (4,029) in support of Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti.  The funds will be used to provide water and ...

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JA Apparel Corp. and Nordstrom Partner in Support of Haiti

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — JA Apparel Corp. announced today that it will initiate a week-long, nation-wide promotion to benefit Haiti and other victims of humanitarian crises through Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres, the medical humanitarian organization. Beginning Sunday, January 24th and continuing through Saturday, January 30th, Joseph Abboud® will donate a portion of the proceeds generated from the ...

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