The European Commission And The Caribbean

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: For decades Europe has sought to establish an overarching policy relationship with Latin America and the Caribbean. It has done so through dialogue, policy papers, initiatives and summits. For the most part it has sought to consolidate its influence, giving […]

Jamaican Bomb Suspect Gets Off With Probation

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CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, FL, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: A Jamaican national and U.S. Army veteran yesterday got off with just three years probation for a 2008 bomb component smuggling incident. Kevin Christopher Brown of South Florida had pleaded guilty in July to a misdemeanor count of entering an aircraft or airport […]

Jamaica PM Insists Remittance On The Mend

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: Jamaica`s Prime Minister Bruce Golding claims remittances from migrants overseas are back up after a decline earlier this year. Golding made this pronouncement while addressing university students at a town hall meeting at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus on Tuesday […]

Rangel Saved By House Vote

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: A move to force Congressman Charles Rangle to relinquish his chairmanship of the Ways and Means Committee was yesterday squashed by a House vote. Republican Texas Congressman, John Carter, brought the resolution before the House and highlighted a litany of charges against the […]

Usain Bolt For New York Party

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain `Lightening` Bolt will return to New York this weekend to do what he admits he loves second only to running – dancing. Bolt is set to be part of the celebration party in his honor on Saturday, […]

Hindu Caribbean Nationals To Celebrate Diwali

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: Hindu-born Caribbean nationals in New York are set to gather in Queens this weekend to mark the annual festival of Diwali. In Richmond Hill, Queens, the Divya Jyoti Association will host the 10th Annual Diwali Motorcade on Saturday, October 10th at the Arya […]

Son Of Belize Prime Minister Faces Deportation From U.S.

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: The son of Belize Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, faces deportation back to his country of birth after serving more than nine years in jail. Jamal Barrow, better known as rapper Shyne, was released from prison yesterday after serving more than nine years […]

Attorneys For Guyana Terrorist Suspect Want Evidence Suppressed

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: The attorneys for Guyanese-born terror accused, Russell Defreitas, want all statements and items seized by investigors in the case to be suppressed, CaribWordlNews has learnt. Defreitas along with three others, including a former member of the Parliament of Guyana, were arrested and […]

Haitian Deported Despite UN Ruling

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CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: A 22-year-old Haitian national was this week deported from Canada despite a UN ruling that said the expulsion would violate his civil rights. John Michael Dauphin was deported after serving a prison sentence for theft and assault. He served 33 months in jail […]

Jamaican Shot Dead In Ohio

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CaribWorldNews, CLEVELAND, Ohio, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: Cleveland Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old Jamaican man. Jevanuey A. Williams, was found wounded in front of Dailey`s Deli and Catering on East 116th Street and Continental Avenue in Cleveland Monday night. Williams was shot in the chest, back […]