London Privy Council Throws Out Digicel Appeal Against LIME

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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 […]

World Bank Waives Debt Payments For Haiti For Now

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri.  22, 2010: The World Bank on Thursday said it fully supports debt relief for Haiti. Currently, Haiti`s debt to the World Bank, which is interest-free, is about $38 million about or 4 percent of Haiti`s total external debt. `Due to the crisis caused by the earthquake, […]

Count Down Begins To St. Kitts Election

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CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Fri. Jan. 22, 2010: On Monday, Jan. 25th, voters in St. Kitts/Nevis will go to the poll to elect a new government. On Thursday, the islands` Electoral Office reminded citizens to collect their National Identification Cards in order to cast their ballot in the Monday national […]

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Provides Support to Haiti Earthquake Victims

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Company’s employee matching program is latest effort to aid people of Haiti; Early relief efforts included leveraging American Red Cross and MedShare partnerships, product donations  DALLAS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As relief efforts continue following the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced a global employee donation […]

‘Hope For Haiti Now: A Global Benefit For Earthquake Relief’ Adds New Musical Performances And Celebrity Participants To Superstar Lineup

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Beyonce to Perform in London Madonna in New York City Haitian Artist Emeline Michel in Los Angeles  Participants to include President Bill Clinton, Ben Stiller, Brad Pitt, Chris Rock, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Jon Stewart, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, Nicole Kidman, Robert […]

Stellar Line-Up of Artists to Join Don Francisco for Univision Network’s ‘Unidos por Haiti’ (United for Haiti)

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Alejandra Guzman, Chayanne, Daddy Yankee, David Bisbal, Gloria Estefan, Graciela Beltran, Luis Fonsi, Natalia of la Quinta Estacion, Olga Tanon, Pee Wee, Ricky Martin, Shakira, Thalia and Willy Chirino, Among Others Confirmed  Special Edition of “Sabado Gigante” (Giant Saturday) to Aid Haitian Earthquake Victims Through the American Red Cross 4-Hour […]

Honeywell Commits $1 Million In Cash For Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts

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Matches Employee Donations Dollar-for-Dollar; Makes Aircraft Available for On-Going Deliveries into Haiti MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced comprehensive plans to provide both immediate and long-term aid to Haitian earthquake relief efforts. The company will commit $1 million in cash, including a 100% match […]