Obama Administration Finally Grants TPS To Undocumented Haitians

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sat. Jan. 16, 2010: The Obama administration has finally given into pressure from advocates and granted Temporary Protected Status to undocumented Haitians living in the U.S. `As part of the Department`s ongoing efforts to assist Haiti following Tuesday`s devastating earthquake, I am announcing the designation of Temporary […]

Nearly 7,500 RNs Ready to Deploy to Haiti

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OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 7,500 registered nurses have now signed up to volunteer for Haiti disaster relief,  believed to be the largest outpouring of RN volunteers in U.S. history, reports National Nurses United which is coordinating the effort, and working around the clock to find locations for […]

Wyclef’s Yele Tax Records Raise Eyebrows

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 15, 2010: While singer Wyclef Jean is set to raise millions through his Foundation, which does business as Yele Haiti Foundation, for the current catastrophe in his homeland, tax records show that not all the money raised by the group in the past has […]

Haiti`s Larger Tragedy U.S. Made

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 15, 2010:  It seems impossible anything could be worse than the death and suffering of Haiti`s once in 200 year earthquake. But it is. The suffering is being magnified because of the destitute nature ofHaiti itself, maybe the poorest least functioning nation on earth […]

Jamaicans To Be Airlifted Out Of Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Jan. 15, 2010: Several Jamaicans living in Haiti are set to be airlifted out from as early as today, a government statement last night said. The  Bruce Golding administration said special arrangements have been made to airlift Jamaicans out of Haiti starting with  two Air Jamaica  […]

Jamaica’s Local Currency Ratings Downgraded

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 15, 2010: Jamaica’s long-term local currency rating has taken a nose dive. Fitch Ratings on Thursday downgraded Jamaica’s currency rating to ‘C’ from ‘CCC,’ meaning it is weak. The downgrade to ‘C’ from ‘CCC’ follows the announcement of a domestic debt exchange by the […]