Clean Water, Soap Needed In Haiti`s Cholera Fight

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Nov. 16, 2010: Simple commodities people in the U.S. take for granted, like soap and water, can help stem the infection rate of cholera in Haiti, experts say. Nick Ireland, who is leading Save the Children`s cholera response in Haiti says, `At this point, our best […]

The Caribbean Offers A Solution On APD

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Nov. 14, 2010: It is not often that the Caribbean can say it is leading global thinking on an issue; but that it what happened this week when the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) released a detailed report on the damaging effect on tourism […]

Guyana Shadow Minister Critical

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Nov. 14, 2010: Guyana`s Shadow Minister of Finance, Winston Murray, is reportedly brain dead in a Guyana hospital. Murray`s party, the main opposition Peoples National Congress Reform, issued a statement Sunday saying doctors have received no responses from Murray`s brain and his condition is listed as […]

Haiti`s Cholera Death Toll Inches Close To 1,000 Mark

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. Nov. 14, 2010: The death toll from the Asian strain of cholera in Haiti continues to rise, inching close to the 1,000 mark, the country`s health ministry said Sunday. The death toll was yesterday put at 917, rising by 121 since Friday. The disease has also […]

Caribbean Tales Enters Partnership To Sell Films

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Nov. 14, 2010: CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, the first film distribution company in the English-speaking Caribbean, has entered into a partnership agreement to promote regional films to a wider audience. The company this weekend announced it is partnering with the New York-based boutique marketing and distribution consultancy […]

Trinidadian Bank Teller Suing J.P. Morgan Chase

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 12, 2010: A 26-year-old Trinidad-born bank teller at a J.P. Morgan Chase branch has slapped a lawsuit on her former employer. Shivana Persad claims she was a victim of ethnic taunts. Persad, who worked at a Chase branch in South Richmond Hill, which is […]

Haiti`s Death Toll From Cholera Now At 800

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 12, 2010: The death tolls from cholera in Haiti has now reached a disturbing 800, an epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Ezra Barzilay of the CDC said the emergency in Haiti created by the epidemic was worsening […]

Election Related Violence In Haiti A Concern

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Nov. 12, 2010: Elections are still a go in Haiti despite the tent cities, the rising death toll from cholera and Hurricane Tomas and now pre-election violence. Presidential elections are still set for November 28th but the OAS/CARICOM Joint Election Observation Mission in Haiti say they […]