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Barbadian-American U.S. AG To Address Caribbean-U.S. Security Meeting

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. May 27, 2010: Barbadian-American U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, is set to deliver remarks at the inaugural Caribbean-U.S. Security Cooperation Dialogue in Washington, D.C. today. Holder will address representatives from the Caribbean Community bloc of countries, the Dominican Republic and non-Caribbean partner nation observers, today, Thursday, May 27 at 11:30 a.m. EST.  The Bureau of Western ...

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Causalities From Dudus Fiasco Continues To Climb

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. May 26, 2010: The victims of the stand-off in Tivoli Gardens, Kingston between apparent loyalists to accused drug dealer, Michael Christopher `Dudus` Coke and law enforcement officials in Jamaica continues to rise. Latest reports indicate the number of the dead has now climbed to 44, up from 26 Tuesday. The country`s Public defender Earl Witter, who ...

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Diaspora Welcomes New Trinidad & Tobago PM

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 26, 2010: Trinidadian Americans are reacting with glee to the historic election in their homeland of the country’s first female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Brooklyn, NY-based journalist and media consultant, Glenda Cadogan, last night told CaribWorldNews that she woke up Tuesday morning proud to be Trinidadian. Cadogan welcomed the election of the first female prime ...

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Over Three Dozen Arrested In Civil Disobedience For Immigration Reform

 CaribWorldNews, New York, NY, Fri. May 26, 2010:  Thirty-seven New Yorkers were arrested this week in front of 26 Federal Plaza in lower Manhattan in a second round of civil disobedience intended to escalate pressure on President Obama and Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform in 2010. The civil disobedience involved local clergy, labor, elected, and community leaders linking arms ...

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Jamaica Gets New Ambassador At OAS

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 26, 2010: Jamaica`s Ambassador-designate to the United States, Audrey Marks, this week created history when she formally became the island`s first female Permanent Representative to the Washington-headquartered Organization of American States (OAS). Her accreditation came as her country remains in a state of emergency as law enforcement officials battle with apparent loyalists bent on preventing ...

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CARICOM And US In High Level Security Talks

CaribWorldNews, GREATER GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. May 26, 2010:   The Caribbean Community, (CARICOM), will be locked in talks with the United States at the Inaugural Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue tomorrow, Thursday May 27th. The Security Dialogue, slated for Washington D.C., is in keeping with a commitment made by U.S. President Barack Obama at the 5th Summit of the Americas held ...

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U.S. Senate Approves Billion Dollar Aid Package For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 26, 2010: The US Senate Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday approved a two billion dollar aid package to support reconstruction in Haiti. The legislation directs the US Agency for International Development to establish a `comprehensive rebuilding and development strategy for Haiti` and calls for the appointment of a senior coordinator to oversee US policy towards ...

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Air Jamaica Again Reschedules Flights

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. May 26, 2010: For another straight day, Caribbean Airlines Air Jamaica Limited has been forced to reschedule flights into and out of Kingston, the Jamaican capital. The changes to the carrier`s flight schedule comes as Kingston has been turned into a war zone as law enforcement officials try to arrest alleged drug lord, Michael Christopher `Dudus` ...

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Jamaica Violence Forces U.S. Consulate Closure For Another Day

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. May 26, 2010: The U.S. Embassy in Kingston will be shut for another day as violence continues in the country`s capital. The consulate said it Consular Section will be closed to the public again today, Wednesday, May 26th. The consulate says it will contact American citizens and other individuals with appointments to apply for passports, non-immigrant ...

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Jamaica`s Health Minister Quashes Hospital Take Over Rumor

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. May 26, 2010: Jamaica`s Minister of Health yesterday moved to quash rumors of a takeover of one of the country`s hospital by gunmen. Minister of Health Rudyard Spencer last night insisted that the Kingston Public Hospital remains under the control of the Ministry of Health through the South East Regional Health Authority and has not been taken ...

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