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Aid to Haiti

PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 11:45 am
by KarenS
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments are joining the international community in providing funds to Haiti to jump start the Caribbean country's economic and social development.

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will contribute US$17 million towards the country, while Haiti will also have access to the Petroleum Fund established by Trinidad and Tobago in 2004 to provide relief to CARICOM member-states experiencing economic hardship resulting from persistently high international prices for energy products.

For the full article go <a href="http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20060730/business/business8.html">here</a>