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Grenadian Is Brooklyn College`s 2010 Valedictorian

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. April 20, 2010: A Grenadian national is the 2010 valedictorian of New York City College of Technology`s, City Tech. Lerone Bleasdille, 24, an East Flatbush resident, will graduate with a bachelor of technology degree in computer systems and deliver the valedictory address at City Tech`s June 2nd commencement in The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Bleasdille ...

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U.S. to Wrap Up Haiti Mission In June

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, Tues. April 20, 2010: The United States will pull back its military personnel in Haiti as of June. That`s the word from U.S. military official. Lieutenant General Ken Keen, who stepped down as head of Joint Task Force Haiti on Sunday, said at a press briefing at the Pentagon Monday that  the U.S.` Joint Task Force in Haiti ...

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Barbados PM Praises US Assistance

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. April 20, 2010: Barbados Prime Minister, David Thompson, has praised the United States for its continued assistance to the region, in its attempts to safeguard the coastlines from narco-traffickers. Thompson made the observation Friday during a press conference following a high-level security meeting with US Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, CARICOM leaders, the Regional Security System ...

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St. Lucian Deported From Canada

CaribWorldNews, ONTARIO, Canada, April 19, 2010: A 29-year-old St. Lucian national has taken her daughter and chosen to be deported back to her homeland. Amanda Noel choose deportation for her and her daughter after and Makyla, whose dad is of the Ojibway native Indian tribe, was found by police with her in some woods near his Parry Sound home. The ...

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Team Jamaica Bickle Honors Former Olympian

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. April 19, 2010: Non-profit organization, Team Jamaica Bickle, is paying tribute to a former Olympian. The group, which actively feeds and helps to house and transport hundreds of Caribbean athletes annually at the Penn Relays, honored Jamaica-born Olympian Alexandra `Sandie` Richards at a ceremony Friday in Brooklyn. TJB`s Irwine Clare and his scores of supporters and ...

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Puerto Rico, DR Rattled By Small Quake

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. April 19, 2010: Portions of both the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico have been rattled by a small quake. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded as a magnitude-5.1 earthquake Sunday at 4:16 p.m. in the Mona Passage separating the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The quake was felt across western Puerto Rico, as well as ...

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Stanford Newspapers In Antigua, St. Kitts Shuttered

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mon. April 19, 2010: The Sun St. Kitts and The Antigua Sun, two newspapers owned by jailed accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford, has been shuttered. The two publications have been closed due to financial constraints leading some 50 employees jobless. Employees of the two newspapers reportedly received a letter Friday stating that Stanford-owned Sun Printing ...

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Former Obama Strategist To Help Trinidad Opposition

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 19, 2010: A former campaign strategist to President Barack Obama has been retained by the main opposition party in Trinidad and Tobago ahead of the May 24 snap election. Prime Ministerial hopeful and leader of the United National Congress, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has retained Ernie Campbell, to help the UNC as it battles against the ...

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U.S. Pledges To Re-Engage Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sat. April 17, 2010: U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Friday the United States is reengaging with the Caribbean region after drawing down its presence following the 9/11 terror attacks. At a regional security summit in Barbados, Gates said President Barack Obama`s Caribbean Basin Security Initiative sends a strong signal tof this re-engagement. Speaking at a ...

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