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St. Kitts Incumbent Seems Poised For Victory

CaribWorldNews, BASSETEERE, St. Kitts, Tues. Jan. 26, 2010: Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas and the ruling St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party seemed last night poised to return to power in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis last night. Early reports indicate the SKNLP was leading in six of the eight constituencies it contested. The main opposition People`s Action Movement lead ...

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OAS Secretary General For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Jan. 26, 2010: Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, is set to travel to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, today. According to an OAS statement, the SG will `personally assess the damage caused by the devastating earthquake of January 12 and see for himself the emergency and rescue efforts provided to the victims.` During ...

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U.S. Says Donors Must See Themselves As `Partners Not Patrons`

CaribWorldNews, MONTREAL, Canada, Tues. Jan. 26, 2010: U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is insisting donors and supporters need to see themselves `as partners with Haiti – not patrons.` Her comments came during meeetings regarding the January 12th Haiti earthquake hosted by the Government of Canada, in Montreal Monday. `Today, we agreed on key principles that will guide our ...

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

Commentary By Irwin Barry Special To CaribWorldNews CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Jan. 25, 2010: While the country of Trinidad and Tobago licked its wounds and began the process of rebuilding, through the 1990s, tentacles of the South American drug trade reached across the waters and took root.  Trinidad and Tobago at the nearest point is a mere nine miles away ...

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Haiti-Based WIN Group, SEACOR Holdings Begin Emergency Project to Restore Import Capability at Haiti

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — WIN Group, the Haitian conglomerate that owns and operates Terminal Varreux in Port-au-Prince, situated just five miles from the epicenter of the January 12 earthquake, and SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) (SEACOR) have launched an emergency response project to enable the crucial marine terminal to resume receiving bulk fuel and containerized cargoes thereby ...

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Anatomic Global Donates 500 `Transitional` Sleep Surface Products To Haiti

CORONA, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ — Leading U.S. memory foam mattress manufacturer Anatomic Global said today it has joined with five of its key suppliers and Parakletos International to donate specially designed `transitional` sleep surface products to displaced Haitians.  Parakletos, a national cooperative effort of the Calvary Chapel Churches, has already delivered the first of these `WorldBed` products to a ...

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The Hate And The Quake

By Sir Hilary Beckles The Barbados Nation newspaper CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 25, 2010: The University Of The West Indies is in the process of conceiving how best to deliver a major conference on the theme, `Rethinking And Rebuilding Haiti.`  I am very keen to provide an input into this exercise because for too long there has been a ...

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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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