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St. Kitts National Faces Execution In Texas

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Mon. Mar. 1, 2010: A 51-year-old woman, born in St. Kitts to parents from the British territory of Anguilla, is facing execution in Texas. Linda Carty, 51, was put on death row in Gatesville, Texas over the kidnap and murder of Joana Rodriguez, who was seized with her four-day-old son by three men on 16 May 2001. ...

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FBI Hunting Guyanese National

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 1, 2010: The FBI is seeking the public`s help in finding a Guyanese national wanted for allegedly masterminding a $7 million mortgage fraud scheme. The agency is hunting Ishwardat (Danny) Raghunath, 46, of Queens, NY, who went on the lam last week before he could be arrested on the alleged fraud scheme. Raghunath is ...

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Chile Death Toll Now Over 700

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 1, 2010: As international aid organizations began appealing for donations from Chile, reports out of the country has put the death toll at past 700. This comes just a day following the Saturday`s Feb. 27th quake of  8.8 that struck around the city of Concepcion and left as many as 2 million people homeless. ...

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Haitian Diaspora Meeting For OAS

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Feb. 27, 2010: Members of the  Haitian Diaspora are being urged to attend a meeting at the OAS headquarters in Washington, DC. The Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Ambassador Albert Ramdin, announced that the hemispheric organization will host a meeting of the Haitian Diaspora March 21-23 to promote dialogue on the rebuilding ...

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UNASUR Takes United Action To Rebuild Haiti

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. Feb. 27, 2010: The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) on February 16 decided to create a US$300 million fund to help rebuild earthquake-shattered Haiti. Leaders of the continental bloc, convening in Quito, Ecuador, met with Haitian President Rene Preval and agreed to ask the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for a low-interest $200 ...

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Drug Trafficking A Major Threat In Caribbean, Central America

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 26, 2010: Drug trafficking has become a major security threat in Central America and the Caribbean. That’s the word from the annual report of the International Narcotics Control Board. The report says drug traffickers in Central America and the Caribbean are increasingly using light aircraft with stolen or falsified registration numbers to transport illegal ...

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Associated Press Puts Spotlight On Carib ID

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 24, 2010: Carib ID, the movement founded in 2008 by Felicia Persaud to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted in the U.S., gained a promotional shot in the arm on Wednesday as the Associated Press turned its spotlight on the organization. Persaud has been working diligently to encourage the Caribbean communities to become accurately ...

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Caribbean Cruise Accident In BVI

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Feb. 24, 2010: A 24-year-old man from Rochester, New York is dead after a tour excursion accident with a bus carrying a group of Caribbean Princess passengers in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Caribbean Princess reports indicate that the man, whose name has not been released, was traveling with a group of 20 other passengers on the ...

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Suspected Jamaican Drug Smuggler Nabbed Decades Later

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, N Y, Thurs. Feb. 26, 2010: An accused Jamaican drug dealer who has been on the lam for an alleged Atlantic City murder three decades ago, has been nabbed in Brooklyn, NY. U.S. marshals this week arrested Lorenzo Carter, now 53, in an apartment in Brooklyn, N.Y., for a 1980 Atlantic City murder. Carter is accused of shooting ...

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Haitian Slain While Trying To Thwart Robbery

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Feb. 26, 2010: An outpouring of support is being shown for a Haitian migrant, allegedly killed while trying to thwart the robbery of his manager in Jacksonville, Florida. Dead is Raynold Orelus, a father of two and the soul breadwinner of his family. He was shot dead Tuesday after a gunman tried to rob his manager ...

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