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Caribbean Nationals Make Interpol`s Most Wanted List

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: As drug trafficking remains a major issue for the Caribbean, several nationals remain on Interpol`s wanted list because of alleged engagement in the illicit activity, a CWNN investigation has found. Among them is Felix Antonio Alberto of the Dominican Republic and Cecil Gregory Boatswain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Both 39-year-olds ...

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Where Is Judge Sotomayor On Immigration?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: Judge Sonia Sotomayor`s immigrant roots has also raised questions on her position on immigration, a hot button issue across the U.S. But an American Civil Liberties Union report says an examination of Judge Sotomayor`s decisions show `an even-handed approach` by the daughter of Puerto Rican migrants. The ACLU this week released a ...

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Accused Cuban Spies Ordered Held Without Bail

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 12, 2009: An elderly couple accused of spying for Cuba have been ordered held without bail. Walter Kendall Myers, 72, and his wife, Gwendolyn, 71, were this week ordered held by Judge John M. Facciola. Myers, a retired State Department analyst is accused of spying for Cuba for three decades. The two were arrested last ...

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Lexicographer Among Famous Caribbean Americans

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: A Caribbean American was among the editors who worked on the Dictionary of American Regional English. Jamaican-born lexicographer and linguist, Frederic Gomes Cassidy immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1919. He went on to attend Oberlin College and the University of Michigan where he obtained a PhD. In 1939, he ...

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Jamaica Swine Flu Rate Jumps Again

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. June 12, 2009: Jamaica`s swine flu rate has again jumped, this time to 11. The Jamaica Ministry of Health’s surveillance system said yesterday it detected another confirmed case of Influenza A (H1N1) in the island on Wednesday, June 10, 2009. Confirmatory testing was done at the National Influenza Centre, University of the West Indies. This case ...

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CaribID Kicks Off Census PSA Campaign

CaribPRWire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: CaribID, the movement to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted and their own category on the U.S. Census form, has kicked off its own multi-media PSA campaign to encourage Caribbean Americans to participate in the 2010 Census. The radio commercials began running on several Caribbean programs across the U.S. last Friday, including on ...

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Political Rumble For Brooklyn This Saturday

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: A popular Caribbean television program will this weekend host a political rumble for the candidates seeking election in the 45th councilmatic seat in Brooklyn, NY.  Whatz Up TV, one of New York City`s more popular Caribbean television programs is bringing politics to the people  with its `Rumble in Da Hood` political debate. ...

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Jamaican Migrant To Stay Jailed For Now

CaribWorldNews, CALGARY, Canada, Fri. June 12, 2009: A 25-year-old Jamaican was ordered to stay in jail until he is deported this week by the Immigration and Refugee Board. Leaford Lewin is set to be deported back to the homeland he left behind at age four after serving jail time in Canada for sexual assault with a gun. The Board said ...

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Caribbean American Heritage Month

By Congresswoman Yvette Clarke CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: As a second generation Caribbean- American, American by birth, Caribbean by parentage,   I am proud to join in the celebration of National Caribbean Heritage Month.   Since the passage of the Caribbean-American heritage month resolution that was authored by the Honorable Barbara Lee of California in the U.S. House ...

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Digicel Case Against LIME Thrown Out

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 11, 2009: A contempt case brought by Digicel against LIME, a telecommunications rival in Jamaica, has been thrown out by a court judge. Justice Glen Brown dismissed the case brought against LIME, LIME’s Country Manager, Geoff Houston and Executive Vice President, Carrier Services, Lawrence McNaughton and ordered Digicel to pay all of the legal costs ...

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