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Jay-Z Breaks Silence On Rihanna Abuse Scandal

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: Hip-Hop mogul, Jay-Z, broke his silence on the Rihanna/Chris Brown abuse scandal Thursday, insisting the Barbados-born singer could become a voice for abused teens. Jay-Z, born Shawn Corey Carter, voiced his opinion on the Oprah Winfrey Show, in a one-on-one with the Queen of day time talk. The Brooklyn-born rapper turned record ...

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Usain Bolt To Join Jamaica Jazz Fest For NYC Kick-Off

CARIBPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will join the producers of the annual Jamaica Jazz & Blues festival next Tuesday for a New York City kick-off of the festival and an announcement of his 9.58 charity concert. The working media-only event is set for a popular New York City Club on ...

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Jamaican National Wins Gay Caribbean Pageant

CaribWorldNews,  BROOKLYN, New York, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: A Jamaican national was the 2009 winner of the Gay Caribbean/USA Pageant, held this past weekend in Brooklyn, NY. Mimi Mancini walked away with the crown after giving the crowd a jaw dropping experience in the talent segment, performing an impersonation of Dance Hall Queen Lady Saw. In the swimwear section, the ...

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Congressional Black Caucus To Address What The 2010 U.S. Census Means For Caribbean And African Comm

CaribPR Wire, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: The Congressional Back Caucus Annual Legislative Conference will host a forum called, “Comprehensive Immigration Reform:  Census 2010, What’s In It for Us.”  The forum will address issues and questions that those from Caribbean and African nations have faced while residing in the United States.  Topics will include issues such as economic exclusion, ...

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Reggae Sumfest Coming To A PC, Smartphone Near You

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: Summer is drawing to a close, and coming to a PC and Smartphone this  fall is your chance to view the greatest reggae show on Earth, on WWW.REGGAESUMFEST.TV. This unique offering will allow Sumfest Fans from around the world to view, the number one Reggae Show of Summer 2009!  This virtual ...

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The World`s Fastest Man To Meet The Caribbean Diaspora In NY

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain St. Leo Bolt, is set to meet with members of the Jamaican and Caribbean Diaspora in the borough of Brooklyn, NY this weekend. Bolt is set for a free public event at the Walt Whitman Theater at Brooklyn College on Saturday, Sept. 26th from 5-7 p.m. Dubbed, `Conversations ...

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Belize Prime Minister Says Promises Made By G20 Leaders Have Not Been Fulfilled

By Oscar Ramjeet CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Fri. Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: Belize Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, insists the promises made by members of the G20 group of nations have not been fulfilled. Speaking at an official ceremony to mark his country`s independence celebrations, this week, Barrow claimed:  `We heard encouraging rhetoric from the G20 earlier this year. But their promised ...

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CaribID Partner Named To Chicago Census 2010 Complete Count Committee

CaribWorldNews, Chicago, IL., Thurs. Sept, 24, 2009: Founder and President of the Caribbean Association of Midwest America and CaribID partner, Deon M. Lopez, has been named as chairperson for the African Diaspora Complete Count Committee in the Uptown Area of Chicago. Lopez, through CaribID and her new post is working to increase participation in the 2010 U.S. Census among Caribbean ...

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Former Jamaican-Born Florida Commissioner Among Others Charged

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: Former Commissioner of Miramar, South Florida, Fitzroy Salesman, was yesterday arrested and charged along with two public officials and three other persons. Salesman, 59, was yesterday arrested along with Broward County Commissioner, Josephus Eggelletion Junior and School Board member, Beverly Gallagher by FBI agents for allegedly engaging in the illegal exchange of more ...

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