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Jamaican Deportee Wins Chance To Return To The U.S.

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 18, 2010: Approximately two-and-a-half years after Jamaica national Vanvern Blake was ordered removed from the U.S., he has been welcomed back. Blake recently won the right to return to the U.S. after his attorney, Joan O. Pinnock, presented compelling evidence to support her client`s claim to U.S. citizenship. Blake`s mother had previously spent thousands ...

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Rowley Could Be Trinidad And Tobago`s New Opposition Leader

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. June 17, 2010: People`s National Movement member, Dr. Keith Rowley, seems poised to be Trinidad & Tobago`s new leader of the opposition. Rowley is the sole candidate for the post as the countdown begins to a special convention of the PNM set for June 27th.  Diego Martin North East MP, Colm Imbert, told C News that ...

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Call Him Sir Wilson

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. June 18, 2010: Guyanese writer Wilson Harris, known for books like `Palace of the Peacock,` and `Jonestown,` has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth, II. The United Kingdom–based writer received the honor as the Queen celebrated her birthday this year. Harris, 89 was featured on the Queen 2010 birthday honors list for his contribution to literature. Sir ...

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Jamaican Student Gets Internship at Brookhaven Lab

CaribWorldNews, Brooklyn, NY, Fri. June 18, 2010: Collecting data on a cold New York City rooftop is a far cry from enjoying the warm beaches on the island of Jamaica. But Frederic Jones wouldn`t have it any other way. The Jamaican native`s curiosity about the atmosphere took hold on that island. Fast forward to the present day, and his continued ...

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Jamaica’s Commander of Distinction Returns to Lincoln Center

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 16, 2010: Renowned Jamaican jazz pianist and Jamaica`s acclaimed Commander of Distinction, Monty Alexander, is set to turn the heat up this summer in New York City with a five-day return to Lincoln Center. Alexander, who has the distinction of being named one of the greatest piano players in Jazz history, is set ...

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Former Haiti PM Dead

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. June 17, 2010: A former Haiti prime minister who led the Bazin political party has passed away at the ripe age of 78. Marc Louis Bazin, who lost Haiti`s first free presidential election in 1990 but went on to become prime minister under the Jean Bertrand Aristide goverment, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. In ...

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Jamaicans Nabbed Trying To Enter U.S. Illegally

CaribWorldNews, PALM BEACH, FL, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Four Jamaican migrants were yesterday nabbed by U.S. Coast Guard for trying to enter the U.S. illegally. The four reportedly entered via a Palm Beach dock Wednesday morning. Police were called when they approached a resident looking for a ride about 7 a.m. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials were called to ...

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Caribbean Diaspora Conference on Haiti For D.C.

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 17, 2010: Former Prime Minister of Jamaica. P.J. Patterson is among some of the region`s brightest minds set to participate in a conference on Haiti tomorrow. The Caribbean Diaspora Conference on Haiti aims to focus on ways the region`s nationals abroad can assist in the reconstruction and development of Haiti`s earthquake ravaged capital. It is ...

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Jamaica Puts Another Curfew In Place

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Jamaican police have instituted another curfew over parts of Kingston, the country`s capital. Police say the 48-hour curfew will stay in place until Friday in several slums in the capital. Assistant Commissioner Leon Rose said Wednesday that security forces are `looking for wanted men, weapons and ammunition` and the curfew is necessary to ...

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Four Charged In Ponzi Scheme Targeting Haitians

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Four men were yesterday slapped with charges of mail fraud and money laundering for their alleged roles in a multi-million dollar ponzi scheme targeting the South Florida Haitian-American Community. Maxo Francois, a/k/a `Max Francois,` Jean Fritz Montinard, Aiby Pierre-Louis and Maguy Nereus, a/k/a `Maguy Jean-Louis,` were charged Wednesday with one count of conspiracy ...

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