OAS Expresses Concerns about Arizona`s Immigration Law

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 29, 2010: Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, and various member states of the Organization yesterday expressed concerns during a session of the Permanent Council about the legal measures recently adopted by the State of Arizona. Following statements of rejection […]

Jamaica Cabinet Approves Divestment Of Air Jamaica

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. April 28, 2010: The Jamaica cabinet yesterday officially approved the divestment of Air Jamaica to Caribbean Airlines. The divestment will be effective as of Friday, April 30th. Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, made the announcement following the Cabinet meeting at Jamaica House […]

Naturalized U.S. Citizen From Haiti Ordered Deported

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. April 28, 2010: A 58-year-old Haitian migrant, who became a naturalized citizen of the United States, has been ordered deported. Lionel Jean-Baptiste, who was convicted of drug trafficking after his naturalization, now must return to his homeland of Haiti. Jean-Baptise has made immigration-law history as the […]

Killer Of Black Hero With Caribbean Roots Released

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 28, 2010: The killer of black hero, Malcolm X, who was born to a Grenadian mother in Omaha, Nebraska, has been released. Thomas Hagan, 69, now known as Mujahid Halim, was yesterday freed on parole from the Lincoln Correctional Facility. His release comes following […]

Barbados May Soon See Cruise Ships Casinos

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. April 28, 2010: Legislation related specifically to cruise ships staying longer in port in Barbados, including allowing them to open their casinos, is under way. That`s the word from Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson. The PM made the disclosure as he addressed the media after a […]

Barbados Opposition Ordered Out Of Parliament

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. April 28, 2010: The Leader of the Opposition in Barbados and a fellow MP were yesterday ordered out of the Barbados Parliament. The removal occurred after the Speaker, Michael Carrington, asked former government minister George Payne to apologize for being disrespectful to the chair. The opposition […]

Bolt Mania Strikes Penn Relays

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CaribWorldNews, PHILADEPHIA, PA, Mon. April 26, 2010: The loud screams, horn toots and whistles that spewed from many of the 54,000 largely Jamaican fans packed in to Franklin Field Saturday for the 116th running of the annual Penn Relays marked the entry not of the U.S. President but of the […]

Is The Caribbean` Global Profile Diminishing?

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. April 27, 2010: In recent weeks my friend and colleague, Sir Ronald Sanders, has written more than once about what he and others regard as the failure so far of Caribbean politicians to defend strenuously the economic interests of industries like rum, sugar […]

New York Clergy To Lead Prayer For Immigration Reform NOW

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. April 27, 2010: A group of New York churches will come together this afternoon in Brooklyn to pray for immigration reform now.Churches United to Save and Heal, (CUSH), say they will reach across denominational lines to speak in a collective voice on `Comprehensive Immigration Reform.`  CUSH, […]