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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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Trinidad And Tobago Gets First Female Leader

CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, Tues. May 25, 2010: The twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has elected its first female leader. Opposition leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, the new head of the United National Congress which coalesced with a number of smaller opposition parties, ousted incumbent Prime Minister Patrick Manning and his National People`s Movement in snap election held ...

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Surinamese Vote Today

CaribWorldNews, PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Tues. May 25, 2010: Voters in Suriname will go to the polls today to select a new government. There are 51 seats at stake and so far forecast indicate another coalition government, Opinion polls are suggesting an opposition alliance called the Mega Combination, headed by former military strongman Desi Bouterse could win today. Mega Combination is seeking ...

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Jamaica Blood Bank Appeal For Donations

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. May 25, 2010: The National Blood Transfusion Service or Blood Bank in Jamaica is appealing for blood donations. The request comes as reports indicate that nine gunshot victims showed up at the Kingston Public Hospital Monday afternoon. Two of those have since been confirmed dead. Donors are being urged to visit blood collection centers across the ...

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U.S. Kingston Embassy Suspends Service

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. May 25, 2010: The U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica is set to be closed to the public today, Tuesday, May 25th. A statement from the Embassy Monday said American citizens and other individuals with appointments to apply for passports, non-immigrant and immigrant visas, or other routine consular services should not come to the Embassy on May 25th ...

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Unrest Forces Air Jamaica To Reschedule Kingston Flights

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. May 25, 2010: Caribbean Airlines` Air Jamaica Limited has rescheduled four flights into Kingston today. Due to the unrest in Kingston as security forces clash with apparent loyalists of accused drug lord, Christopher `Dudus` Coke in an arrest bid, the carrier said it will reschedule four flights today, Tuesday May 25, in to the country`s capital. ...

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Welcome To Jamrock: Jamaica Cops Injured In Operation Tivoli Gardens

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. May 25, 2010: One more police officer was yesterday killed and six injured as a Joint Military/Police operation tried to arrest accused drug dealer Michael Christopher `Dudus` Coke and restore order to the capital. Security Forces said six of seven cops were shot and one succumbed to his injuries. The other was injured in an accident. ...

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DR Woman Dies On Delta Flight

CaribWorldNews, SANTIAGO, DR, Tues. May 25, 2010: A national of the Dominican Republic yesterday passed away aboard a Delta flight enroute from Santiago to and New York`s JFK airport. Delta Airlines did not provide details of the deceased`s identity or age, but said it was a woman.  `We can confirm that one of the passengers of flight 550 which Sunday ...

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Dudus Extradition Fiasco Claims Lives

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. May 24, 2010: Gunmen believed to be loyalists to accused Jamaican drug lord, Christopher `Dudus` Coke, have claimed three lives and injured seven in West Kingston. Jamaica remained under a state of emergency this morning as The Constabulary Communication Network reported that two cops were killed and six others shot and injured during a shootout with ...

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Jamaica Slammed By Travel Advisories

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2010: Jamaica`s tourism could take a hit following advisories placed on the country by the U.S., U.K. and Canada. The advisories came as thugs in Tivoli Gardens and other West Kingston neighborhood blockaded the areas entrances as the Bruce Golding administration finally signed an extradition order for accused Shower Posse leader, Christopher `Dudus` Coke. Jamaica ...

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