Monday, July 23, 2012

Worldwide Orphans Foundation works in Haiti

The WWO mission is to transform the lives of orphaned children and help them to become healthy, independent, productive members of their communities and the world. The organization is led by a remarkable woman named Dr. Jane Aronson. They conduct some of their work in Haiti. Click here to see more of their interesting work in Haiti.

Caribbean Children's Foundation

Caribbean Children’s Foundation (CCF), a tax-deductible organization, was founded as a means for people to help children living in the country of Haiti. Check out their website here.

Friday, March 9, 2012

The Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology & Innovation (CADSTI)

The Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology & Innovation (CADSTI) is an international body of professionals who have an interest in the development of the Caribbean region. CADSTI recognizes that there is a vast talent pool within the larger Diaspora whose skills gountapped by the Caribbean community. Structurally, CADSTI is organized as a network of branches in various cities throughout the Diaspora. One of its goals is to facilitate the networking that will bring resources from the Diaspora to the Region for the mutual benefit of all parties.

Friday, March 2, 2012

High rates of denial for U.S. Visas

The National Foundation for American Policy just released a brief highlighting data from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. There has been a recent decrease in the number of H-1B visas awarded by the U.S. government. Click here for the report.

Trinidad and Tobago has seen a very small change in the number of H-1B from 2007 to 2010. Data from the Human Development Group - a consulting company in the U.S. - indicate that the 1,288, 1,183, 1,133, and 1,285 U.S. H-1B visas were awarded to Trinidad and Tobago nationals in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 respectively.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Caribbean American Diaspora Connect

Curtis Ward created the Caribbean American Diaspora Connect. He has a long history at the UN. There are some interesting articles penned by guest contributors on the Caribbean Diaspora Connect website. Click here to access the site.