Haiti’s Latortue wants UNIDO field office in the Caribbean

Posted on Monday 28 November 2005

by Charles Arthur
Vienna, 28 nov. 05 [AlterPresse] --- Haiti’s interim prime minister, Gérard Latortue, today called on the UNIDO leadership to establish an office in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, "from where it can cover the whole Caribbean region".
Referring to UNIDO’s past involvement in the Caribbean region, Latortue insisted that things must change. "The new UNIDO office in the Caribbean cannot be as it was in the past, when just one officer spent all his time traveling to five or six Caribbean islands, and was left with no time to do anything. The new office must be properly worked (...)

Latortue calls on UNIDO to come and help Haiti

Posted on Monday 28 November 2005

By Charles Arthur
Vienna, 28 Nov. 05 [AlterPresse] --- Addressing the opening session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Vienna, Austria, interim prime minister, Gérard Latortue, today said the UN agency should end its neglect of Haiti.
At a press conference the same day, Latortue told AlterPresse that he would be speaking to the current UNIDO director-general, Dr. Carlos Magariños, and his designated successor, Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, while in Vienna, and would ask the agency to assist in three particular areas. "UNIDO can help with investment, and (...)

Trinidad : Carib Brewery Gives $10.million to cosa Warriors

Posted on Saturday 19 November 2005

Andrew Sabga, chairman and CEO of Carib Brewery, right, signs the agreement, committing $10 million to preparing and promoting the T&T Soca Warriors in their journey to Germany for the FIFA World Cup 2006. Looking on is FIFA vice-president and Concacaf president Jack Warner, who said he ‘flipped’ when he heard the quantum of the sponsorship. This was at a press conference in the Mandela Hall at the Centre of Excellence in Macoya yesterday afternoon.
By Exilus Deceyon
For AlterPresse
Nov. 19, 05 --- Andrew Sabga, chief executive officer, Carib Brewery Limited, whose Carib Lager is the (...)

Trinidad : Soca stars to raise $ 1 m for warriors

Posted on Friday 18 November 2005

By Exilus Deceyon
For AlterPresse
The soca fraternity will come together next Saturday to raise $1 million for the Warriors. On Wednesday history was created as the T&T team qualified for the Fifa World Cup finals for the first time after a Dennis Lawrence header earned Leo Beenhakker’s men a famous 1-0 victory in Bahrain.
The show, which is being dubbed the biggest soca event ever, will be put on by Randy Glasgow Productions and Neil “Iwer” George.
“It’s a gift from the soca fraternity to all the players,” Glasgow said in an interview yesterday.
The promoter said the idea came to him (...)

Soccer: Caribbean team makes it to Germany in 2006

Posted on Thursday 17 November 2005

Trinidad and Tobago beat Bahrain to qualify for World Cup Finals for first time
The government of Trinidad and Tobago has declared a national holiday, after the national team beat Bahrain 1-0 to qualify for the finals of the World Cup for the first time ever. Instead of going to work, the government called on citizens to go to the airport to welcome the triumphant team home
There was dancing in the streets of Trinidad and Tobago after the team qualified for the 2006 World Cup in Germany. In the capital, Port of Spain, people waved national flags and danced alongside steel-band and (...)

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