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Susan Reichle, USAID's Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, visited Haiti Wednesday through Friday this week to meet with key stakeholders to discuss the U.S. Government's ongoing transition from emergency response to reconstruction, continued deployment of mitigation efforts in advance of the rainy season, and plans for transitional shelter construction in the next few months.

ImagePrior to and during the 16th Annual Unifest Multi Cultural event on Sunday May 23, 2010 there will be a special food and fundraising drive done for the people of Haiti.

The Greater Caribbean American Cultural Coalition, Unifest ‘Presenting Sponsor Grace Foods’ and Food for the Poor have joined hands in a humanitarian effort and rebuilding effort with our partnership with the Greater Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce in support for Haiti. Event gate opens at 10:00 am at the Vincent Torres Park, located at 4331 NW 36th Street in Lauderdale Lakes and attendees will be able to purchase Grace Food Vouchers from the donation center on site. Prior to the event donation information is available by calling  954-730-8885 .

ImageCommencing May 1, 2010, a transition plan will be implemented under which Air Jamaica will continue its current operations under a contractual arrangement with Caribbean Airlines.

This news was announced yesterday during a media briefing held at Air Jamaica’s Kingston office. Air Jamaica’s Chairman, Hon. Dennis Lalor, who made the announcement, also explained that the transaction had been effected in a manner that was designed to help ensure a seamless transition for customers or shippers. Among other things, this means that there will be no disruption of service, as all tickets previously issued to the passengers will be honored.

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Norman Manley Law School team (from left) Marc Ramsay, Rene Gayle, Kerry Ann Heavens, Malene Alleyne, Alecia Johns, and tutor George Belnavis.
THE Norman Manley Law School has again excelled in an international law mooting competition. Last week, the team of Alecia Johns, Rene Gayle, Malene Alleyne, Kerry Heavens, and Marc Ramsay challenged some of the top law schools in the world at the Phillip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The team flourished, reaching the Octo-finals round of the competition, and placing themselves in the top 16 teams.
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