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Jamaica PM Insists Threats Will Be Repelled

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. May 24, 2010: Two-and-a half hours after the Jamaican government declared a state of emergency, Prime Minister Bruce Golding, in a nationwide address, insisted that threats posed by thugs in West Kingston will be repelled. `The threats that have emerged to the safety and security of our people will be repelled with strong and decisive action,` ...

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Diaspora Reacts To State Of Emergency In Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 24, 2010: Jamaicans overseas last night expressed sadness and shame at the turn of events in their homeland, just hours after thugs shot at cops and attacked police stations in Kingston, Jamaica, forcing the ruling Jamaica Labor Party government to declare a state of emergency. `We are embarrassed first and foremost as Jamaicans and ...

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Grace Corned Beef Recalled

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 24, 2010: Grace Foods has recalled two batches of its canned corned beef. The company, part of Grace Kennedy Limited, yesterday issued the recall of 12 oz cans of corned beef bearing CODES 100204 or 100205 with `Brasil Inspecionado 337 S.I. F.` stamped on the top of the can. Grace said it has been ...

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Trinidadians Go To The Poll Today

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. May 24, 2010: Nationals in Trinidad and Tobago are set to vote for a new government today. Polls open at 6 a.m. this morning as Patrick Manning and his People`s National Movement party tries for a fourth term. But they are facing tremendous opposition from the coalition of The People`s Partnership  – a collaboration of the ...

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Haitian Soldier Naturalized In Homeland

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. May 24, 2010: Haitian-born U.S. soldier, Guy A. Eugene, has became the first person to receive U.S. citizenship while serving in Haiti. Eugene took the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony held late last week at the U.S. Embassy in Haiti. Eugene said the ceremony is more of a formality because he already feels like ...

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Dudus Extradition Fiasco Claims First Casualty

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. May 21, 2010: The Jamaica Labor Party intervention in the extradition case of accused drug lord, Christopher `Dudus` Coke has claimed its first victim. The country`s Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Dr. Ronald Robinson, yesterday resigned with immediate effect even as tensions heighten in parts of Kingston over the ...

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Suriname Immigrant Makes Run For California Congressional Seat

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. May 21, 2010:  A Suriname-born nurse is hoping to become the next congressional representative of California`s 7th district. Virginia Fuller, a mother of two children, is running on the Republican ticket. She says she decided to run for this seat in CD-7, because Democratic incumbent Congressman, George Miller, `has demonstrated over 38 long years that ...

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Three Arraigned In Murder Of Guyanese

CaribWorldNews, SCHENECTADY, NY, Fri. May 21, 2010: Three Guyanese nationals were yesterday arraigned on second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a fellow Guyanese immigrant. Vishan Parbhudial, 23, Angelene Parbudial, 21 and Dhanashar Persaud, 26, were all arraigned Thursday in Schenectady County court. The three are accused of killing Ganesh Ramgoolam, 24, as he got out of a vehicle ...

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Accused Ponzi Schemer Stanford `Depressed`

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. May 20, 2010: The once flamboyant billionaire and cricket mogul turned jailed accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford, is reportedly depressed. That`s according to his new set of attorney, who this week renewed their bid to get the former Antigua & Barbuda resident and knight, released on bail. In a motion filed this week, his lawyers ...

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Accused Times Square Bomber Inspired By Jamaican

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 20, 2010: Faisal Shazad, the Pakistani-born migrant accused of a failed Times Square bombing, reportedly claimed he was inspired by controversial Jamaican cleric, Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal. National Public Radio this week cited sources as saying Shazad told law enforcement officials questioning him that he was inspired to act by two Internet clerics, al-Faisal and ...

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