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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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HBO Latin America Brings the Best Programming for 2010

MIAMI, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ — HBO LA announced its programming schedule for 2010, which includes premiers, new original productions and many surprises. Like in previous years, HBO LA will keep offering subscribers the best in entertainment as they continue their commitment to the development of the television industry in Latin America through their original productions.  `HBO is the leader in ...

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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 Orphanage Announces Expansion Plans in Wake of Recent Earthquakes

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ — Maison Fortune Orphanage, located near the city of Hinche in the central plateau region of Haiti, announced today plans for an expansion effort to better accommodate growing need after the recent devastating earthquakes. This planned expansion will increase capacity to support displaced children and will also provide employment opportunities for area citizens. The main ...

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Lutheran World Relief More than Doubles Financial Commitment to Haiti Relief

BALTIMORE, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Lutheran World Relief today increased its financial commitment to Haiti relief efforts to $2.25 million, up from an initial pledge of $1 million. The Rev. John Nunes, LWR`s president and CEO, said the increase is `thanks to the overwhelming generosity of U.S. Lutherans in the face of this disaster.` LWR increased the number based on ...

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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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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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