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London Privy Council Throws Out Digicel Appeal Against LIME

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Jan. 22, 2010: The Privy Council in London on Thursday dismissed an appeal by mobile telecommunication giant, Digicel against a 2007 Jamaican Court of Appeal decision which resulted in Digicel having to pay over US$3.7 million to LIME (then Cable & Wireless Jamaica). The 2007 Court of Appeal decision related to a determination made by the ...

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The Chrysler Foundation Donates $100,000 to Support Humanitarian Relief, Recovery Efforts in Haiti

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ — The Chrysler Foundation gives $50,000 each to Oxfam America and the United States Fund for UNICEF to assist with life-saving and recovery operations in Haiti. • Chrysler Group LLC dealers in Puerto Rico are accepting household and non-perishable food items • Chrysler Group continues to support Haiti relief efforts through initiatives with its employees, dealers ...

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Young, Gifted & Black Entrepreneurial Awards Celebrate 5th Anniversary With Special Nina Simone Blac

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, New York, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2010: Organizers are getting ready for another Young, Gifted & Black (YGB) Entrepreneurial Awards to celebrate the black achievements of the past, present and future. The event is set for Black History Month on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at the Tribeca Rooftop in New York City and organizers will acknowledge 25 noted ...

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Will Haiti Be Obama`s Katrina?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2010: The new book getting all the buzz, `Game Change,` the inside look at the 2008 election and all that led up to it takes the position that Hurricane Katrina played a decisive role in Obama becoming President. The contention is that watching George Bush`s bumbling response to that natural disaster made Obama ...

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6.1 Aftershock Rattles Haiti

CaribWorldNews, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Weds. Jan. 20, 2010: Even as Haiti tries to dig out from the massive 7.0 earthquake of Jan. 12th, the country was again rattled by another quake this morning. A strong aftershock of 6.1 with an epicenter about 35 miles rocked west-southwest of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey said. At least one injury was reported in the ...

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Aeropostale, Inc. and DoSomething.org Join Teens Nationwide to Support Homeless Teens in Haiti

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In support of its third annual `Teens for Jeans` initiative with teen not-for-profit DoSomething.org, NYC-based teen retailer Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO) announced it will be matching the first 100,000 pairs donated with brand new jeans to be delivered to the victims of the Haiti earthquake.  `Teens for Jeans` raises awareness about the youth homelessness ...

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Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Begins Distribution to Haiti of Trauma Implants and Instruments

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Medical device maker Smith & Nephew`s (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) Orthopaedics business is making available this week more than $2 million in implants and surgical instruments for use by orthopedic surgeons in the treatment of survivors of last week`s earthquake in Haiti. The donation, set to arrive within days, is a wide range of ...

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A Call for Orthopaedic Hardware for Haiti

CLIMAX, N.C., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ — Knowledge Ventures has put out a plea to all orthopaedic professionals to assist in the effort to get much needed orthopaedic hardware to the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. It has arranged in partnership with ORTHOWORLD Inc. to open a public thread at www.orthoworld.com in order to connect the world to the effort. ...

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Ultimate Chef America by Brookdale Offers Opportunity to Help Victims of Haiti

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ — Ultimate Chef America by Brookdale invites everyone to join together to support the relief efforts of the American Red Cross in Haiti. Donating is simple at www.brookdaleliving.com.   "The Brookdale family is deeply saddened by the tragic events in Haiti, and concerned for the plight of the citizens of that island nation. We are supporting ...

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