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Two Caribbean Nationals Charged With Human Smuggling

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: Two Caribbean nationals, one from Haiti and the other from the Bahamas, have been charged with alien smuggling. William R. Roberts, a Bahamian national, has been charged along with Alphonse Pierre, a Haitian national and Luckson Morin and Guy Derilus, two Caribbean Americans, with attempting to transport illegal aliens with alien smuggling. If ...

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Haitian-Born, Canadian GG Ends Term Today

CaribWorldNews, OTTAWA, Canada, Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: The reign of the Haitian-born Governor General of Canada, Michaelle Jean, officially ends today, September 30th. Jean will wrap up her five-year term as the 27th governor general. In her farewell speech, the outgoing GG said, `I can only hope I have helped fuel the dialogue between the women, men and youth of ...

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Haiti Names New Ambassador To The U.S.

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: Haiti has quietly named a new ambassador to the U.S. CaribWorldNews understands that Luis Harold Joseph, the Minister Counselor and Chargé d`Affaires at the Embassy of Haiti in Washington since 1997, has presented his letter of credence to President Obama, accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Haiti to ...

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Women See Modest Gains in World News Media Portrayal, Coverage Still Betrays Significant Gender Bias

TORONTO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Women are still significantly underrepresented and misrepresented in news media coverage, according to Global Media Monitoring Project research in 108 countries coordinated by the World Association for Christian Communication, despite significant change since the project began 15 years ago. 76% of the people heard or read about in the world`s news are male. ...

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Haitian National Wrongly Accused To Be Exonerated

CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, Fl, Weds. Sept. 29, 2010: A Haitian woman who was prosecuted wrongly and found guilty will be fully exonerated soon, the Orange-Osceola State Attorney`s office has said. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Malenne Joseph, a mother of two young girls aged 6 and 4, spent three months in the Orange County Jail on a felony criminal mischief charge ...

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Barbados PM Returns Home

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Sept. 29, 2010: Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson who is battling pancreatic cancer is reportedly back in his native land. Caribbean360 reports indicate that the prime minister returned to Barbados this week some three weeks after he returned to New York Presbyterian Hospital to seek treatment for a clot in the veins around the pancreas. But ...

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New Deaths In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Sept. 29, 2010: As if the January 12th fury of Mother Nature that claimed over 200,000 lives was not enough, more deaths were this week reported from a rainstorm that lashed the capital, Port-au-Prince, on Friday. Authorities say five people were killed as the storm slammed into the numerous temporary settlements that sprang up in Haiti ...

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Grenada PM Speaks Up For Cuba, Antigua

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Tues. Sept. 28, 2010: Prime Minister of Grenada, Tillman Thomas, used his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Monday to urge the U.S. to change its tune on Cuba and Antigua. Thomas urged the United States `to do what is right and completely lift the harsh economic measures against the people of Cuba, if only ...

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New Trial For Buju Banton As Judge Declares Mistrial

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Tues. Sept. 28, 2010: A mistrial was yesterday afternoon declared in the case of Jamaican-born reggae star, Buju Banton, a decision which could force the singer to remain jailed until a new trial date. U.S. District Judge James Moody made the decision Monday after jurors on the 12-member panel sent him a second note saying they couldn`t ...

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Antigua PM Urges Two State Policy In Mid-East

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Tues. Sept. 28, 2010: Antigua and Barbuda`s Prime Minister, Baldwin Spencer, took on the ambitious issue of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict during his address to the U.N. General Assembly Monday. Spencer insisted that two states living `side by side` is the solution to the Mid-East crisis. He urged that there be direct negotiations with both Israel and ...

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