Green Card Lottery Draws Closer To Deadline

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 22, 2010: Caribbean and other nationals around the world hoping to take a chance on a green card lottery have exactly 12 days from today to get those entries in. The U.S. Department of State`s DV-2012 Diversity Visa lottery program registration period will end at […]

Former Jamaica PM Insists History Should Not Be Repeated In Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 22, 2010: Former Jamaican Prime Minister P. J. Patterson is adamant that history should not be repeated in Haiti in the post January 12th earthquake era. Delivering the twelfth annual Florida International University Eric Williams Lecture on Haiti`s reconstruction last Friday, PM Patterson, the Caribbean […]

Murder Case Against Trinidad And Tobago`s Abu Bakr Dropped

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. Oct. 22, 2010: A charge of murder was yesterday dismissed against Yasin Abu Bakr, the man who led the Jamaat al Muslimeen to stage a deadly coup 20 years ago. Bakr was on Thursday freed of the charge of murdering 22-year-old mechanic Ishmael Sammy, who was […]

Jamaican Housing Developers Bring Pitch To New York

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 22, 2010: A top Jamaican housing developer is hoping to attract Jamaican nationals in the Big apple to invest in a piece of `yard.` Gore Development Limited of Jamaica, West Indies will present their new developments to Jamaicans in the Diaspora beginning on Monday […]

Guyanese Faces Bribery Charges

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CaribWorldNews, EVANS, GA, Thurs. Oct. 21, 2010: A 57-year-old Guyanese man, who recently became a naturalized U.S. citizen, is facing bribery charges in Georgia. Parmanand Sookraj is accused of offering cash to a driving examiner after failing a road test at the Department of Driver Services in Augusta, Georgia. Sookraj […]

Haiti Crisis Needs A Development Solution – UN Rep.

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 21, 2010: Secretary-General Ban Ki moon`s Representative on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kaelin, concluded his visit to Haiti this week while insisting that the country needs a real development solution. Kaelin said that with 1.3 million people still living in […]

Haitian Among NY Terrorists Convicted

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 21, 2010: A 28-year-old Haitian man was among four others convicted this week with planting bombs outside a Bronx synagogue and plotting to fire missiles at military planes. Payen was convicted along with three other defendants – Onta Williams, 34, James Cromitie, 44 and […]

Guyanese Boxers Now Runaways

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 20, 2010: Three Guyanese boxers who represented the South American nation at the Commonwealth Games have absconded during a stopover at JFK. Guyana news reports name the three as Clevon Rock, Devon Boatswain and Dexter Jordan and say they abandoned their coaches and teammates […]

New French Caribbean Tourism Convention Bureau Coming

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 20, 2010: Look out for a French Caribbean Tourism Convention Bureau. The disclosure was made public last night as new commissioner of the Martinique Tourism Authority, Karine Roy Camille, addressed travel journalists at a media event in midtown Manhattan. Roy Camille said that Martinique […]

Caribbean Economic Growth `Muted` – IMF

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 20, 2010: Economic growth in the Caribbean remains muted, following a severe contraction last year, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. In its global outlook report, the IMF said that many countries in the Caribbean are only now seeing recovery after the global economic meltdown […]