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The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism Reassures Visitors Punta Cana, La Romana, Samana, Pu

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ — The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism assures visitors that all of its cities, tourism and resort areas are conducting normal business operations. Also, the DR government, consulates and embassies are working diligently with the international community on Haiti earthquake relief. Millions of Dominicans have donated time, money, supplies and expertise to ...

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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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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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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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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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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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De Surinaamsche Bank, N.V. Selects MBanking From MoadBus With VASCO’s DIGIPASS to Bring Mobile Banki

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 18  /PRNewswire/ — MoadBus, Inc., a global provider of financial software and services, and VASCO Data Security, a world leader in authentication and e-signature solutions, announced today that De Surinaamsche Bank, N.V., the largest bank in Suriname, South America, has selected MBanking from MoadBus with VASCO’s DIGIPASS®, and is the first bank in Suriname to offer mobile ...

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Biden Says US Committed To Long Term Rebuilding Of Haiti

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Jan. 18, 2010: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden yesterday insisted in Little Haiti, Miami, that America is committed to the long term rebuilding of Haiti.  Surrounded by 30 elected officials and Haitian-American leaders at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami, Biden insisted that the Obama administration is committed to rebuilding Haiti for the long haul. ...

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Clueless In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 18, 2010:  It isn’t just the Obama Administration but it is the world community that is being exposed for its complete ineptness in the wake of the earthquake in Haiti. But it is the U.S. response and what it says about our “transformational” President that should concern us the most – concern about Haiti ...

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Doctors Without Borders Continue To Work Round The Clock in Haiti

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. Jan. 18, 2010: Surgical units set up by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières in Port au Prince, continue to work around the clock to treat the vast numbers of patients with injuries from Tuesday’s earthquake, the agency last night said. Prioritizing the most serious cases, the teams have been performing caesarian sections and amputations even as ...

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