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Guyana struggles against rising seas - Wednesday, December 8th 2010 15:01
The low-lying Caribbean nation of Guyana is on the frontline in the battle against rising seas.The majority of Guyana's population lives on its coastline, which is below sea...
Trinidad & Tobago: Just One Trip - Saturday, August 21st 2010 13:50
According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the global drug trade is worth some 523 billion dollars. Caught in the middle are unsuspecting women, tempted by...
Haiti's orphans still in crisis - Sunday, July 11th 2010 8:25
Six months after Haiti's devastating earthquake, many of those affected say they are seeing little benefit from the money pledged for reconstruction.The international...
Rapes soar in quake-hit Haiti - Sunday, July 11th 2010 3:38
When a powerful earthquake devastated Haiti, aid workers poured into the country, along with pledges of security and billions of dollars in aid.But six months on conditions...
Haiti aid pledges still unfulfilled - Sunday, July 11th 2010 3:30
When a powerful earthquake devastated Haiti, aid workers poured into the country, along with pledges of billions of dollars.But six months on, Haitians are still waiting for...
Haiti's Vulnerable Youth Face Exploitation - Saturday, June 19th 2010 10:52
For the fifth year in a row Haiti has been singled out as a special case in a US government report on human-trafficking. Even before January's devastating earthquake, poverty...
Island of music and murder - Saturday, June 12th 2010 19:03
With 268 armed gangs or neighbourhood 'corner crews' locked in deadly turf wars, Jamaica is one of the most violent societies on earth. With a population of less...
Saga of Haitian 1950 World Cup hero - Saturday, June 12th 2010 17:45
England faces the United States on day two of the World Cup in South Africa. In their only previous World Cup match back in 1950 the US underdogs beat the English team 1-0.It...
Haiti "quake lakes" threaten thousands downstream - Saturday, March 6th 2010 2:09
Haitian officials have said that more than a dozen people across the country have been killed in floods and mudslides in recent days following heavy rains. There are fears of...
Haiti prisoners on the run after quake - Saturday, March 6th 2010 2:03
Several prisons in Haiti were destroyed when the devastating earthquake hit the country in January, and about 3,000 inmates fled.About 300 have been recaptured, but police say...
Jamaica Musher: Hope 'High' for Sled Dog Race - Saturday, March 6th 2010 1:51
The Jamaica Dogsled Team is sending Newton Marshall to the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The 26-year-old rookie musher placed 13th out of 29 in the 1,000-mile Yukon...
Deadly Earthquake Strikes Chile - Saturday, February 27th 2010 9:33
A massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile early on Saturday, producing powerful aftershocks and triggering a tsunami.The epicentre of the earthquake was located off the...
Alert: Email Account Hacked - Tuesday, February 23rd 2010 12:39
Sincere apologies to family, friends and supporters.  My email account zeeskalee@yahoo.com has been compromised and someone has been circulating this money scam from my...
Sailing away from Haiti - Saturday, February 20th 2010 8:17
Haiti has long suffered from poverty, even before last month's devastating earthquake hit.The Caribbean island nation ranks 146th out of 177 nations on the UN's Human...
Sarkozy pledges Haiti support - Saturday, February 20th 2010 8:06
France says it will give $400m of aid to Haiti over two years to help rebuild the quake-hit country. President Nicolas Sarkozy announced the aid package during a historic visit...
Can Toyota restore public trust? - Tuesday, February 16th 2010 14:24
For decades the Toyota brand has been associated with quality, efficiency and good value. The latest recall of millions of vehicles for safety considerations has affected its...
Haiti leaders face public anger - Tuesday, February 16th 2010 13:47
Almost five weeks after Haiti's earthquake, the fallout from the disaster is spilling into the political arena.Haitians angry at what they feel is the government's mishandling...
Mosaic Intelligence Report: Haiti - A View from the Middle East - Saturday, January 23rd 2010 2:42
Middle Eastern TV networks cover Haiti's Earthquake with a twist. Did Arab countries come to the aid of Haiti? And why did Israel and the US get criticized? Source: Link TV:...
Private Companies Look to Haiti for Opportunities - Saturday, January 23rd 2010 2:29
Private companies are looking to Haiti for upcoming job opportunities. These organizations are offering a range of services, from rapid housing construction to emergency relief...
Haiti rescuers find more survivors - Saturday, January 23rd 2010 2:23
Ten days after the Haiti earthquake, two more survivors emerged from the rubble.Al Jazeera's Clayton Swisher tells the story of the effort to free Butu Emmanuel, a young man who...
Aftershock in Haiti panics locals and aid groups - Wednesday, January 20th 2010 14:26
Haiti was struck by a powerful new earthquake, shaking already damaged buildings and sending people fleeing into the streets.The 6.1 aftershock was the largest since last week's...
5.7 Magnitude quake hits Venezuela - Saturday, January 16th 2010 2:57
Another earthquake has struck - this time in Venezuela, which is also in the Caribbean region. The tremor's been confirmed by the U.S. Geological Survey. It's been measured at...
Problems hold up Haiti aid - Saturday, January 16th 2010 2:44
Governments and international organisations are trying to mobilise efforts to help the survivors of Haiti's devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake. But medical assistance and...
Haiti's history of hardship - Thursday, January 14th 2010 15:57
Haiti's fate as one of the poorest countries in the hemisphere has not been inevitable.It's history has been marked not only by natural disasters, but by political and economic...
World responds to Haiti's earthquake - Thursday, January 14th 2010 15:53
The sheer scale of the destruction in Haiti is only now emerging and will be a major challenge for aid groups. An Air China flight landed in the capital Port-au-Prince, ferrying...