making a financial donation through the Florida Association for Volunteer
Action in the Caribbean and the Americas Cayman National is helping with the
provision of training and technical assistance to persons in Haiti. This type of assistance is critical in
developing sustainability in the socio-economic fabric of the Haitian
National’s staff has also raised funds, which will be donated to local Red
Cross for the relief effort and staff have expressed interest in providing
clothing, food and other essentials when the logistics allow for these
National’s subsidiary, International Banking Group in the Turks and Caicos
Islands will also be making a donation to FAVACA and the Turks and Caicos Red
Rise Again – the song written by international
reggae sensation and Grammy Award-winning artist, Shaggy, to support the relief
efforts following the Haiti earthquake – is available on iTunes for download
and purchase for US99-cents with the artists and label donating their proceeds
to the Digicel Haiti relief fund.
From mid-next week, the video to accompany ‘Rise
Again’ will also be available on iTunes.
Artists featured on ‘Rise Again’ include Shaggy;
Sean Paul; Sean Kingston; Barbadian Artists, Alison Hinds, Shontelle Layne and
Edwin Yearwood; Trinidadian Soca Artists, Destra Garcia, David Rudder and Kes
Dieffenthaller; Jamaican reggae artists, Tessanne Chin and Etana; and Haitian
artiste, Belo. The track was produced by Christopher Birch.
In addition, over 60 video messages of support have
been recorded by well known people such as the Fastest Man in the World, Usain
Bolt; President Martinelli of Panama; West Indies legend, Sir Garfield Sobers;
and many more. All videos are available to view on www.facebook.com/helphaiti.