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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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U.S. State Department Raises A Million For Haiti Via Texting

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Jan. 14, 2010: The U.S. State Department last night said it has already raised nearly a million dollars through the State Department text messaging initiative set up to help Haiti. U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, made the disclosure from Hawaii last night, as she thanked `the tens of thousands of people who have already ...

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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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U.S. Politicians Weigh In On Haiti Quake

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Jan. 13, 2010: U.S. President Barack Obama was among a slew of politicians who late yesterday began weighing in on the devastating earthquake in Haiti. As news broke of the 7.0 quake that rocked Haiti and that  registered 10 miles south west of Port-Au-Prince and 90 miles east of les Cayes Tuesday, President Obama sent his ...

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NY Activist Says Community Must Organize For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Jan. 12, 2010: Haitian New York activist and radio host, Dahoud Andre, says he was driving yesterday afternoon when he first heard that a huge earthquake had struck his native land. Andre, who runs Radio Lakou NewYork.com told CaribWorldNews he received the news from one of his correspondents in Haiti who painted a picture of devastation ...

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Census Gives No Figures But Says Caribbean Media Will Get Ad Buys

 CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 13, 2010: The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday declined to say how much of its three hundred million advertising dollars has been set aside for the Caribbean community, but insisted it will be advertising in Caribbean media outlets. Raul E. Cisneros, chief of the 2010 Census Publicity Office. U.S. Census Bureau, made the claim to ...

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Wyclef Jean Appeals For Help For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 13, 2010: Haitian ambassador and top recording artist, Wyclef Jean, last night took to Twitter to share his thoughts on his homeland, which was yesterday hit by two earthquakes and several after shocks. The Grammy award winning former Fugees star urged friends and fans to pray for the people of Haiti as news broke ...

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U.S., Chile To Sign New Extradition Treaty

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Jan. 13, 2010: The U.S. and Chile are set to sign a new extradition treaty today. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Arturo A. Valenzuela, is in Santiago, Chile, to sign on behalf of the U.S. He will also have a meeting with President Michelle Bachelet, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariano Fernandez and Minister ...

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Jamaica Cops Nab Three With Weapons

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Jan. 13, 2010: Two men and a woman were yesterday nabbed by Jamaican police with weapons reportedly smuggled from New York, authorities here said. Police Inspector Jubert Llewellyn say the three were arrested for helping to smuggle 12 high-powered weapons and 700 rounds of ammunition from New York. The weapons and the ammunition along with a ...

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