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Caribbean Airlines To Take Over Air Jamaica Operations Saturday

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. April 29, 2010: Plans are now solidly in place for Trinidad and Tobago`s Caribbean Airlines to take over the operations of Air Jamaica on Saturday, May 1st. The much discussed deal between the two state-owned carriers was confirmed at news conferences in Kingston and Port of Spain yesterday. CALAirJamaica Transition Limited will as of May 1st, ...

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Jamaican Faces Deportation For Identity Theft

CaribWorldNews, DOVER, Delaware, Thurs. April 29, 2010: A 41-year-old Jamaican man will soon face deportation back to his native land after being jailed this week for identity theft. Cleveland Valentine of Rochester, New York, was this week sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison and three years supervised release for using a Delaware man`s Social Security number to work in the ...

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OAS Expresses Concerns about Arizona`s Immigration Law

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 29, 2010: Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, and various member states of the Organization yesterday expressed concerns during a session of the Permanent Council about the legal measures recently adopted by the State of Arizona. Following statements of rejection and disagreement by numerous permanent representatives of member countries regarding ...

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Barbados May Soon See Cruise Ships Casinos

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. April 28, 2010: Legislation related specifically to cruise ships staying longer in port in Barbados, including allowing them to open their casinos, is under way. That`s the word from Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson. The PM made the disclosure as he addressed the media after a tour of the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, which is under construction ...

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Barbados Opposition Ordered Out Of Parliament

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. April 28, 2010: The Leader of the Opposition in Barbados and a fellow MP were yesterday ordered out of the Barbados Parliament. The removal occurred after the Speaker, Michael Carrington, asked former government minister George Payne to apologize for being disrespectful to the chair. The opposition had been trying to get parliament to debate a matter ...

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Jamaica Cabinet Approves Divestment Of Air Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. April 28, 2010: The Jamaica cabinet yesterday officially approved the divestment of Air Jamaica to Caribbean Airlines. The divestment will be effective as of Friday, April 30th. Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, made the announcement following the Cabinet meeting at Jamaica House on Tuesday. Shaw said Chairman of Air Jamaica, Dennis Lalor, ...

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Naturalized U.S. Citizen From Haiti Ordered Deported

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. April 28, 2010: A 58-year-old Haitian migrant, who became a naturalized citizen of the United States, has been ordered deported. Lionel Jean-Baptiste, who was convicted of drug trafficking after his naturalization, now must return to his homeland of Haiti. Jean-Baptise has made immigration-law history as the first naturalized American in recent times stripped of his citizenship ...

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Killer Of Black Hero With Caribbean Roots Released

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 28, 2010: The killer of black hero, Malcolm X, who was born to a Grenadian mother in Omaha, Nebraska, has been released. Thomas Hagan, 69, now known as Mujahid Halim, was yesterday freed on parole from the Lincoln Correctional Facility. His release comes following 16 previous parole rejections. But Hagan was cleared for freedom ...

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Alleged Stanford Cohort Ordered Extradited From Antigua and Barbuda

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. April 28, 2010: The former head of Antigua and Barbuda`s Financial Services Regulatory Commission who allegedly worked as a cohort with accused Ponzi schemer R. Allen Stanford, has been ordered extradited. Leroy King was ordered Monday to be extradited to the United States to face charges he assisted accused Stanford in an alleged $7 billion ...

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Haitian Slaps Florida Ritz Carlton With Racism Suit

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Tues. April 27, 2010: A 40 year-old Haitian migrant has slapped a lawsuit on the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida, citing discrimination. Wadner Tranchant, a waiter, is suing The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company because he claims it caved to the racist wishes of a British family staying there. Trachant, according to Court papers filed on April 20th ...

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