January 27, 2010: Kingston (Panos) – At least one church leader in Jamaica is protesting aspects of CNN’s coverage of earthquake ravaged Haiti.
Reverend Garnet Roper, head of The Portmore Missionary Church in St. Catherine and former radio talk show host appealed to his congregation to publicly register their displeasure with CNN’s extensive coverage of those who died in last Tuesday’s earthquake on the international media houses’ website.
The Antigua Labour Party is overjoyed with the decisive mandate for an unprecedented fourth straight term in office given to the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party by an electorate that quite obviously understands and appreciates the successful socio-economic transformation that you have led with such distinction.
“The people of Dominica are hurting,” says Prime Minister Skerrit
Roseau, Dominica – January 20, 2010…… Very early in its new term in office the Roosevelt Skerrit-led Labour Party Government is seeking to honour one of the central commitments it made in its 2009 General Election campaign- reducing the cost of living in Dominica.
Roseau, Dominica – January 21, 2010…… Minister for National Security Labour and Immigration, Hon. Charles Savarin has announced that Haitian nationals currently residing in Dominica will be given a six month extension to their stay in Dominica.
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply distressed and shocked by the enormous loss of life and devastation wrought on its Member State, Haiti and in particular the capital, Port-au-Prince, by the powerful earthquake of Tuesday 12 January 2010.
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have kicked into high gear their support towards Haiti in the aftermath of the powerful earthquake which hit the French Speaking CARICOM country on Tuesday January 12, 2010.
(CNN) — A major earthquake struck southern Haiti on Tuesday, knocking down buildings and power lines and inflicting what its ambassador to the United States called a catastrophe for the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and the extensive damage caused by the earthquake that hit Haiti yesterday. Our prayers are with the People of Haiti, all of whom must be deeply touched in one way or another by this tragedy.
LaPlaine, the rural southeastern agricultural constituency, which has been represented by the UWP opposition leader, Mr Ron Green, for past fifteen years, was ‘ground zero’ in the recent Dominican elections. The Prime Minister pumped undisclosed huge sums of money into the constituency, airlifted Diaspora Dominicans and gave out handouts to voters in a vicious attempt to buy, win, steal or take the constituency and deliver a knockout punch to Mr Green.