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Caribbean Groups Take Up Census Message

CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Tues. Mar. 16, 2010: CaribLifeCentral.com and Caribbean One are among the groups taking up the Caribbean Census message. The groups have joined Carib ID, the movement to get Caribbean nationals counted, in pushing Caribbean nationals to write in their country of origin under the Some Other Race section of Question 9 of the Census form while filling ...

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Former Haiti Government Official Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Mar. 15, 2010: A former Haitian official of the state-owned national telecommunications company has pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy in connection with a foreign bribery scheme. Robert Antoine, 62, pleaded guilty Friday and now faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 or twice the value of the ...

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U.N. Appeal For Haiti Less Than 50 Percent Funded

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 15, 2010: The United Nation`s flash appeal for Haiti is so far less than 50 percent funded. That`s the word from United Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who visited Haiti Sunday ahead of the March 31st donors` conference for the quake-devastated country in New York. Ban revealed that only 49 percent of the $1.4 billion appeal ...

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Can Graham Win Where McCain Failed On Immigration Reform?

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Mar. 15, 2010: On Thursday, March 11th, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sens. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) quietly met with President Obama to put forward a bi-partisan immigration reform plan. Graham has seemingly taken over where Senator John McCain left off in 2007, as he gets on board with the Democrats to push forward the Senate`s ...

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Police Brutality Remains A Problem In Caribbean – U.S.

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 12, 2010: Say police brutality and visions of tortured Haitian migrant Abner Louima may come to mind. But according to the U.S., Caribbean cops in the region are also engaging in `excessive use of force` in many nations. The latest `Country Reports on Human Rights Practices,` released by the U.S. State Department on Thursday, ...

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Obama To Give Haiti Part Of Nobel Prize Money

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 12, 2010: U.S. President Barack Obama is set to donate $200,000 of his Nobel Peace Prize money to Haiti. Obama is set to donate the portion from the $1.4 million jackpot to the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund, to rebuild earthquake-ravaged Haiti. A Jan. 12 earthquake wrecked Haiti and killed an estimated 200,000 people, and the U.S. ...

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Drought Conditions In Caribbean Forces CARICOM Attention To Water

CaribWorldNewsm TURKEYEN, Guyana, Thurs. Mar. 11, 2010: With an unusually dry season hitting the Caribbean,  leaders of the Caribbean Community  group of nations are set to make water their priority when they meet   at the 21st Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government this morning. The CARICOM heads are meeting at Fort Young Hotel in Roseau, Dominica and ...

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Jamaican Faces Up To 15 Years For Narco-Trafficking

CaribWorldNews, HARTFORD, CT, Thurs. Mar. 11, 2010: A 42-year-old Jamaican migrant could face the next 15 years of his life in a Connecticut for  masterminding a drug distribution operation that brought marijuana and cocaine from Mexican drug cartels into two states. Edwin C. Bruce was found guilty Tuesday of drug and racketeering charges for running an operation that brought narcotics ...

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Haiti Leaders Put Rebuilding Price Tag At $14 Billion

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Mar. 11, 2010: Haiti`s two top leaders have put a price tag on the rebuilding efforts of their country and it`s coming in at a whopping $14 billion. President Rene Préval and his Prime Minister, Jean-Max Bellerive, presented the `plan` during their meetings with U.S. President Wednesday at the White House. The plan comes ahead of ...

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