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Reconstruction Of Haiti: Experts Suggest The Creation Of Earthquake- Resistant Cities.

By Cossy RooseveltPanos Caribbean CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. April 9, 2010: The violent earthquake of January 12th, which caused the death of more than 220,000 persons as well as significant material damage estimated at 7 billion dollars, has given rise to a serious debate about the reconstruction of Haiti. Different sectors involved in national life, including the international institutions that ...

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Immigration Legalization Would Have Little Effect On Economy – Report

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 8, 2010: Legalizing the nation`s nearly 12 million unauthorized immigrants would be unlikely to improve their employment prospects, raise their incomes or result in increased competition for jobs with native-born workers, at least in the short term. These are the conclusions of a report released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. ...

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OAS AG For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 8, 2010: Newly-re-elected Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Albert Ramdin, is set to lead a six-member OAS mission to Haiti. Ramdin will be in Haiti from tomorrow, April 8 to Saturday, April 10th at the request of the government of Haiti. The mission will seek to engage the Haitian authorities and ...

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Philadelphia Caribbean Nationals To Host March To The Mailbox Census Event

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA,  Thurs. April 8, 2010: The Philadelphia Caribbean Complete Count Committee, in partnership with the Philadelphia Caribbean Festival Committee, will be hosting a March to The Mailbox event on Saturday April 10, 2010. The event is set for noon to 4 p.m. in West Philadelphia and is part of the Census Bureau`s national March To The Mailbox campaign, ...

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Dominica, St. Lucia Nationals May Soon Need UK Visas

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. April 7, 2010: Nationals of the Commonwealth of Dominica and St. Lucia may soon need a visa to travel to the United Kingdom. The rule change comes following a visa waiver test for seven countries in the Eastern Caribbean. The test considered what they deemed to be `risk factors` to the UK caused by visitors such ...

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Jamaican National Faces Deportation Again

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. April 7, 2010: A Jamaican 49-year-old  national who was deported once but returned to Canada illegally will soon face another round of deportation. George Donovan Brown was first deported from Canada in 2000, but returned to the country illegally. But instead of flying under the radar he was arrested Jan. 19th following a police search of ...

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Accused Ponzi Schemer Stanford Spars With Judge

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. April 7, 2010: The man formerly known as Sir Allen R. Stanford seemed to think he was still in control and calling the shots of his billion dollar empire Tuesday. Stanford, who is accused of bilking investors out of $7billion as part of a massive Ponzi scheme, got into a heated argument with U.S. District Judge ...

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Grenada Too Turns To IMF

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. April 6, 2010: Grenada is the latest Caribbean island to turn to the International Monetary Fund. The country recently secured a US$13 million loan from the institution to assist with its economic restructuring program. Approval of the program makes an initial disbursement of about US$1.9 million available immediately. The IMF said the new loan is aimed ...

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Barbados Star Rihanna To Kick-Off July North American Tour

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. April 6, 2010: Barbados-born Grammy-winning star Rihanna is set to kick off her summer with a major North American tour. But not before a performance on the popular Fox show, American Idol, tomorrow, April 7th. The tour, titled `Last Girl On Earth,` is set to kick off on July 2nd at Seattle`s White River Amphitheatre. ...

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U.S. Veep Insists Administration Will Continue To Support Haiti

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. April 6, 2010: U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden, has insisted Haiti will have the support of the Obama administration `for the long haul.` Biden made the comment to a group of Haitians yesterday in Miami`s populous Little Haiti. Before over two-dozen elected officials and community leaders at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami the U.S. ...

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