Remittances To The Caribbean Could Grow This Year

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Sept. 13, 2010: Remittances to Latin American and Caribbean nations could see an increase this year, up from a decline last year according to a recent World Bank briefing paper. World Bank researchers say money sent back to the region from migrants here are expected to […]

Caribbean Muslims Also Died On 9/11

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Sept. 11, 2010: Controversy over a mosque at Ground Zero this year has helped to sully the memories of those Muslims who died in the 9/11 attack nine years ago today, include four from the Caribbean. As U.S. nationals continue to vigorously debate whether the […]

Widespread Fraud by Calling Cards Exposed T&T

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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — People in the U.S. who use international calling cards to stay in touch with family and friends in Trinidad and Tobago said they almost never get all of the calling minutes purchased, and that calling card fraud has cheated some of them by as […]

Red Cross Volunteer Found Dead After Barbados Fire

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Sept. 10, 2010: A 39-year-old Red Cross volunteer in Barbados is believed to have killed himself days after he helped remove the bodies of six women killed in a weekend fire set by robbers. Aldo Babb was found hanged at his home Monday, stepson Shamar Alleyne […]

Barbados PM Returns To NY For More Treatment

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 CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Sept. 10, 2010: Just days after returning to Barbados following a two month hiatus, Prime Minister David Thompson has been forced to leave the island again to pursue more medical treatment. Prime Minister David Thompson said Wednesday in a live radio broadcast from New York that […]

Jamaican-Born, Former NBA Player Guilty Of Fraud

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CaribWorldNews, Des Moines, IA, Fri. Sept. 10, 2010: A Jamaican-born, former NBA player was this week found guilty of multiple counts of fraud in Iowa. Former Michigan star Rumeal Robinson was found guilty in federal court this week on multiple counts of fraud, bank fraud and bribery and giving false […]

Naturalized Caribbean Citizens Drop After Post 9/11 Uptick

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 10, 2010: The number of Caribbean immigrants becoming naturalized U.S. citizens is back on the decline, following an upswing in the post 9/11 era. That`s according to latest Department of Homeland Security immigration statistics analyzed by CaribWorldNews. While all Caribbean countries saw naturalizations drop […]

Friend Of Cuba Dead At 80

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CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Fri. Sept. 10. 2010: A feisty reverend who took medical supplies and other aid to the island of Cuba each year despite a tough U.S, embargo has passed away at the age of 80. Rev. Lucius Walker Jr., a vocal critic of the US embargo of Cuba, […]

NY Saint Lucians Bid Farewell To Caribbean Soccer Star

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, N.Y. Fri. Sept. 10h, 2010: Members of the Saint Lucian community last night gathered in Brooklyn, NY to bid farewell to slain soccer star Philip Isidore Tisson.  The funeral for 27-year-old Tisson was held at the R. Steven Legall Funeral Home located at 169 Empire Boulevard (between Bedford […]

Haitian Boat Captains Jailed

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 9, 2010: Two Haitian boat captains will spend a total of 27-and-a-half years in jail for  a failed migrant smuggling operation that resulted in the deaths of nine Haitian nationals and an unborn baby. Jimmy Metellus, 34, and Jean Morange Nelson, alias Jean Monique Nelson, […]