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Caribbean American Congresswoman Among Co-Sponsors Of Immigration Reform Bill

CaribWorldNews, Washington, D.C., Weds. Dec. 16, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke is among several lawmakers who yesterday helped introduce an early Christmas gift for immigrants into the House – the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America`s Security and Prosperity Act of 2009. The bill, CIR ASAP, was introduced officially by Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), who has been at the forefront ...

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Controversial Reggae Grammy Nominee Faces Wednesday Court Day

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Dec. 15, 2009: For months since reggae star Buju Banton began his U.S. tour for his `Rasta Got Soul` album, he has faced criticism from gay activists who view him as a homophobe. His Grammy nomination recently only heightened such criticism from gay rights groups but nothing compared to the shock of his arrest on drug ...

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Molson Coors Partners with NWT Enterprises Ltd. to Distribute Coors Light

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP) and NWT Enterprises Ltd. have partnered to introduce Coors Light to beer drinkers in Trinidad & Tobago. As Molson Coors focuses on international growth, Coors Light, the world’s most refreshing beer, is now available at supermarkets, convenience stores, as well as bars and casual ...

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Former Grenada PM Threatens To Sue Local Media Houses

By Linda Straker/CWNN Grenada CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: Former Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is threatening to sue local media houses who published stories about his wife being caught with a diplomatic passport in her possession at the Maurice Bishop International Airport last month. The warning follows a government statement accusing Mitchell`s wife, Marietta Mitchell, ...

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Relatives Appeal For Tips In Murder Of Caribbean American

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: Relatives of a Caribbean American man shot to death late last month outside a Brooklyn, NY nightclub are appealing for help in finding his killer. Kelvin Neil, 41, was gunned down outside the Nocturnal nightclub on Flatbush Avenue near Avenue H in Brooklyn on November 27th.  Cops found Neil sprawled outside the club ...

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State Department Portrait To Caribbean American Unveiled

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: An official portrait to the U.S.` first black secretary of state, Caribbean American Gen. Colin Powell, was this week unveiled at the State Department. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled the official portrait of former Secretary of State Powell on Monday, noting there were few Americans as admired and celebrated. `There`s an elementary ...

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Jamaica Boosts Cop Presence

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: More Jamaican cops will be out in force this holiday season as the island`s murder rate approaches a whopping 1,600. Assistant Police Chief Glenmore Hinds says more than 700 police officers will be deployed to high-crime areas where they will patrol malls, bus stations and other busy spots throughout the 14 parishes. Most ...

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Son Of Fidel Castro Elected To International Baseball Federation

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Dec. 9, 2009: A 39-year-old son of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, has been elected as a vice-president of the International Baseball Federation. Antonio `Tony` Castro was elected to the post of third vice president at a meeting in Switzerland last weekend. He along with Puerto Rico`s Israel Roldan are now the only two Caribbean nationals ...

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Haiti Has A New First Lady

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Dec. 9, 2009: Haiti`s President, Rene Preval, has given the nation a new first lady. She is Elisabeth Debrosse Delatour, the widow of former central bank chief Leslie Delatour. The two were married in a private ceremony at her home above Port-au-Prince on Sunday morning, reports indicate. Preval, 66, was divorced twice. He has two adult ...

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`The Phenomenal Woman` – T&T`s Ambassador To The U.S.

By Lynette M. Lashley, Ph.D.Special To CWNN CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Dec. 9, 2009: According to Maya Angelou, `A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best, challenges herself to give the best. Then, she is living phenomenally.`  That description truly sums up Trinidad and Tobago`s current Ambassador to the US, Glenda Morean-Phillip. At 18, Glenda ...

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