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Reply.com Contributes More Than $60,000 to Haitian Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction Efforts

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ — Following donations of more than $100,000 to fund schools in Haiti in 2009, Reply.com and its employees have contributed more than $60,000 to Haitian relief and reconstruction efforts to aid schools and earthquake victims of this month`s devastating earthquake, the company announced today. Immediately following the earthquake, Reply! made a $10,000 donation to ...

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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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21st Century Economy For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 26, 2010:  We should always keep in perspective the United States` initial response to a free independent Haiti. With slave owner Thomas Jefferson in The White House the response was horror. The incomprehensible idea that Black men and women would control their own future and live as free people and govern a nation was ...

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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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Starr International Foundation Gives $1 Million To Earthquake Relief Effort In Haiti

ZURICH, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ — The Starr International Foundation (SIF) today announced $1 million in grants to two humanitarian organizations providing critical relief in Haiti. The grants to Partners in Health and the International Rescue Committee support efforts to deliver much-needed medical care, clean water and sanitation to survivors of the devastating earthquake. SIF made a $750,000 grant to Partners ...

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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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