Obama Pushes Immigration Reform To Back Burner

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: Immigrants awaiting immigration reform to legalize their status in the U.S. will have to push their hopes into the New Year. President Obama, at a summit with the leaders of Canada and Mexico in Guadalajara, Mexico Monday, claimed he has `a pretty big […]

Caribbean Hotels Thumped By Economic Recession – Report

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CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: Tourist travel to the Caribbean decreased by some four percent in 2008 even as many regional hotels saw profits dip by 16 percent. That`s the word from PKF Hospitality Research, which on Monday, released its 2009 edition of `Caribbean Trends in the Hotel […]

Bahamas Murder Rate Jumps To 50

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CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: Bahamas` murder rate has jumped to 50 with the killing of a woman outside her relatives` house. Tagia Soles, according to police, a 29-year-old woman was visiting her homeland in the Seabreeze Estates area, in a white 2008 Honda Accord, accompanied by her […]

Cuba Crash Claims 14 Lives

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CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: Fourteen lives were lost yesterday in Cuba when two trucks loaded with passengers collided in the central Cuban province of Ciego de Avila. Cuban government news agency, AIN, says the crash occurred on the Central Highway outside Baragua, 250 miles east of Havana. […]

Digicel Caribbean Cup New York Off To A Good Start

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CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, New York, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: The reigning Digicel Caribbean Cup New York Champions, Jamaica, took on St. Vincent & the Grenadines (SVG) in the feature match of Sunday`s triple presentation in the Digicel Caribbean Cup New York at the Jefferson High School Field in Brooklyn, NY, […]

Broadening The Discourse Beyond The Boundary

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Commentary By David Hinds CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: This commentary addresses three interrelated issues – Trinidad`s boycott of the WICB meeting and the secession calls coming from that country, the captaincy of the West Indies team and the importance of cricket beyond the boundary. My previous commentary […]

Stanford Political Contributions Trickle Back In

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Mon. Aug. 10, 2009: Sir Allen Stanford during his heyday, splashed out at least $5 million on lobbying expenditures and campaign contributions to several U.S. lawmakers. But so far, only $87,800 of that contribution has been returned. Stanford gave $95,000 alone to the 527 groups of then-Senate […]

DR Nationals Celebrate Pride In NYC

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 10, 2009: Thousands of nationals from the Dominican Republic lined the streets of midtown Manhattan Sunday for the 27th Annual Dominican Day Parade. Politicians mixed with musicians and Dominican celebrities for the parade from 36th Street to 62nd Street and Central Park West to […]