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Rebuilding Of Haiti Not About Port-Au-Prince Only – President Preval

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 10, 2010: President of the earthquake ravaged nation of Haiti, Rene Preval, yesterday insisted that the focus now should be not only on rebuilding Port-au-Prince, the country`s capital, but investing and to rebuilding in other provinces.Preval made the comments in the Treaty Room of the U.S. State Department at a joint press conference with Secretary ...

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Get Ready For The 8th Annual International DominoWorld Domino Championship

NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire/ — DominoesStars.com, Hornitos Tequila, DominoUSA, NPDPA and R. Paniagua, Inc. present the FID World Domino Championship at the Las Vegas Hilton, Memorial Day weekend May 26th – 29th with guaranteed prizes of $50,000. A classic `Double Six` tournament will be supervised by the DominoUSA Federation. The `High Five` tournament will be administered ...

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Another American In Haiti Child Custody Case Released

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Mar. 6, 2010: One of two remaining Americans in the highly publicized child custody case in Haiti has been ordered released. A judge in Haiti on Monday ordered the release of Charisa Coulter, who along Laura Silsby had remained in custody on charges of child kidnapping for over a month. Eight others were recently freed of ...

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Canada`s Haiti-Born Governor General Visits Homeland

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Mar. 9, 2010: Canada`s Haitian-born Governor General, Michaëlle Jean, and her husband Jean-Daniel Lafond, touched down in her native land on Monday, for a two day visit to the earthquake devastated area. Governor General Jean and Mr. Lafond were met upon their arrival by President René Préval and Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and both were later ...

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Venezuela`s Petrocaribe Program

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Mar. 9, 2010: No one should be in any doubt about the critical importance of Venezuela`s PetroCaribe programme. If it were not for the energy lifeline that it has provided to every Caribbean nation other than Trinidad and Barbados, much of the region would by now be in economic free fall. Under the ...

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U.N. Secretary General Says Shelter Critical Need For Post-Quake Haiti And Chile

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 9, 2010: Returning from seeing first-hand the destruction wrought by the earthquake that struck Chile last month, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonon Monday stressed the urgent need for shelter, which is also a priority for millions of quake survivors in Haiti. `Shelter is very important and an urgent one for both Haiti and Chile,` Ban ...

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Another Charged In Murder Of Guyanese Migrant

CaribWorldNews, SCHENECTADY, NY, Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: A woman has also been charged with the Feb. 20 slaying of a Guyanese immigrant in Schenectady, NY. Angelene P. Parbhudial, 21, the sister of one of the three men already in custody over the murder of Ganesh Ramgoolam, a father of two, was arraigned Saturday on one count of second-degree murder and ...

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U.N. Secretary General Makes Chile Visit

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday expressed the solidarity of the United Nations with the people of Chile as they seek to recover from last week`s devastating earthquake, as he visited one of the areas hit hardest by the disaster. `The United Nations stands with the Chilean people in the difficult challenge ahead ...

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Hindu Caribbeans Celebrate Phagwah Parade In Queens

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: Hindus from Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday gathered in Richmond Hill, Queens, NY to celebrate the 21st Annual Phagwah Parade. Hundred turned out in the spring-like weather for the parade, which began at noon on Liberty Avenue at 133rd Street in Queens and ended at the Phil Rizzuto Park (formerly Smoky ...

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Haiti`s President For White House Meeting

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: Haiti`s President, Rene Preval, is set for a White House visit on Wednesday. The trip is the first internationally since the devastating quake of Jan. 12th that claimed over 200,000 lives. The meeting with President Barack Obama comes ahead of an international donors` conference set for the end of the month. Preval is ...

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