Haitian Orphanage Announces Expansion Plans in Wake of Recent Earthquakes

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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 […]

A Return To Colonialism For Haiti?

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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 […]

The Lost Rites Of A Blood-Spattered Paradise – Part 1

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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 […]

The Hate And The Quake

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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 […]

Haitian Relief: Translation Services & Video Technology Firm Partner with the Deaf Welcome Foundation with Communication Everyone Can See

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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 […]

Thwapr Offers Video Communications Assistance for Haiti Recovery Efforts

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 NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Thwapr, the mobile-to-mobile video sharing platform, is offering operational assistance and its free communications service to relief organizations, government agencies, and families to send and receive videos and photos directly between Haiti and the US and Canada.  Users should email photos and videos from […]

AmeriHealth New Jersey Sponsors Physician Mission to Earthquake-Ravaged Haiti

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MT LAUREL, N.J., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — AmeriHealth New Jersey is sponsoring a physician’s medical mission to earthquake-ravaged Haiti, through “Project Haiti Heart” (www.projecthaitiheart.org), an organization that provides humanitarian and medical aid to Haiti, which has been plagued by political violence for most of its history.   The physician — Jason […]

JA Apparel Corp. and Nordstrom Partner in Support of Haiti and Other Crises Through Charitable Program to Benefit Doctors Without Borders

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 NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — JA Apparel Corp. announced today that it will initiate a week-long, nation-wide promotion to benefit Haiti and other victims of humanitarian crises through Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres, the medical humanitarian organization.  Beginning Sunday, January 24th and continuing through Saturday, January 30th, Joseph Abboud® […]