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Immigration Officials Want To Force Feed Jamaican

CaribWorldNews, HARLINGEN, TX, Weds. Nov. 11, 2009: U.S. immigration officials want a federal judge to sanction force feeding of a 23-year-old Jamaican immigrant. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials claim the action is necessary since Jesselee Hainsworth Hanson has been on a hunger strike since  October 28th at the Port Isabel Detention Center here in Harlingen, Texas and has refused ...

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`I Am Committed To The Caribbean` – British Foreign Office Minister

By John MairCWNN London CaribWordlNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Nov. 11, 2009: Baroness Glenys Kinnock, the British Minister with special responsibility for the Caribbean, delivered an upbeat message to a special gathering of the UK Diaspora at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Monday night. Kinnock says she is personally committed to the region and would ensure the British government was ...

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Obama`s USAID Nominee Has Immigrant Roots

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Nov. 11, 2009: A 36-year-old with immigrant roots has been nominated by President Obama to run the US Agency for International Development. Dr. Rajiv Shah, who was born to Indian immigrant parents in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1973, was yesterday named to the post ten months into Obama`s term. Shah currently serves as Under Secretary for ...

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What`s Up With Sammy Sosa?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 10, 2009: Is the Dominican Republic-born, former baseball star, Sammy Sosa, bleaching? The question has come up after photos of the retired dark-skinned baseball slugger surfaced showing a much paler skinned Sosa. Sosa, 40, was photographed last Wednesday at an awards event in Las Vegas, looking very pale. Some so called experts say Sosa ...

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Guyanese Born Cop Gets 25 Years For Killing Ex-Fiancee

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Tues. Nov. 10, 2009: A Guyana-born, New York City cop, who killed the woman he was once engaged to marry, will have to spend the next 25 years to life in prison. Harry Rupnarine, 39, was recently given the maximum sentence for the May 10, 2007 murder. His sentencing came just two months after a Queens Supreme ...

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Travel Discounts Available For Tempo Turns 4 Concert

CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Tues. Nov. 10, 2009: Getting to the November 14th TEMPO Turns 4 event just got easier for TEMPO fans. The Network has arranged hotel, car rental and transportation discounts so fans from neighboring islands can come to St. Croix and feel de Tempo! Club Comanche Hotel, located in a historic building on Strand Street in downtown Christiansted ...

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Jamaican Jerk Sauce Wins Best New Product Award

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 10, 2009: A new Jamaican jerk sauce has won the best new product award at the inaugural World Food Awards. Jamaican-born Levi Roots` `Reggae Reggae Jerk Sauce` won the award at the inaugural show held recently in London. The `Reggae Reggae Jerk Sauce` along with another Jamaican product, Caribbean Food Delights` patties, were shortlisted in ...

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Bahamian Sentenced For Importing Cocaine

CaribWorldNews, WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Tues. Nov. 10, 2009: A Bahamian national will have to spend the next 144 months in prison for conspiring to import cocaine into the United States. U.S. District Court Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks sentenced Mark Pinder, 41, to jail time for the cocaine importation. Also jailed was Parson Exana, 38, a former resident of Miramar, ...

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U.S. Speaks Up On Assault Of Cuban Bloggers But Ignores Cop Torture Of Guyana Teen?

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C, Tues. Nov. 10, 2009: The U.S. government has wasted no time in condemning alleged assaults on Cuban bloggers Yoani Sanchez, Orlando Luis Pardo and Claudia Cadelo. Yet there remains silence from the administration on the gruesome torture of a minor teen in the South American nation of Guyana. The silence is deafening and tells volumes of whose ...

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Jamaican Killed In Orlando Shooting

CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, FL., Sat. Nov. 7, 2009: A Jamaican national was shot and killed Friday by an Orlando man who opened fire at a former office building from where he was fired. Otis Beckford, 26, according to police in Orlando, was the lone fatality in a shooting rampage by Jason Rodriguez, 40, who opened fire at the Reynolds, Smith & ...

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