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Guyanese From Victoria Village To Discuss Development Options

CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Mon. June 21, 2010: A two-day conference under the theme, `Imagining, Involving, & Investing in our Future` has been planned by villagers and nationals in the Diaspora from Victoria Village, Guyana. The event, set for Thursday, the 5th of August 2010 according to organizers, is aimed at focusing on the worsening economic plight and development prospects of ...

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New York Herbalists for Trinidad Conference

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Two renowned Brooklyn-based herbalists are among the participants set to descend on the twin-island of Trinidad and Tobago for the first Ifa/Orisa Worldview Practitioners Conference. The conference opens on June 18th and will run through the 21st at the National Academy of the Performing Arts (NAPA), Keate Street, Port-of-Spain. Mama Nayaah and ...

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Rowley Could Be Trinidad And Tobago`s New Opposition Leader

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. June 17, 2010: People`s National Movement member, Dr. Keith Rowley, seems poised to be Trinidad & Tobago`s new leader of the opposition. Rowley is the sole candidate for the post as the countdown begins to a special convention of the PNM set for June 27th.  Diego Martin North East MP, Colm Imbert, told C News that ...

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U.S. Extends Flying Period For Air Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 18, 2010: Air Jamaica can continue flying to American ports for the month while the takeover by Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) is finalized. The United States Department Of Transport this week extended the waiver for Air Jamaica to continue to fly to and from the United States after the transfer of ownership to CAL. The ...

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Haiti`s Sunday Project

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. June 18, 2010: Carel Pedre is one of Haiti`s favourite celebrities. His morning show is the most popular on Radio National, the country`s widest-reaching radio station, and he`s the host of Digicel Stars, Haiti`s version of Idol. When January`s earthquake struck, he was back on air within hours, sleeping in his car outside the station and ...

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Jamaican Deportee Wins Chance To Return To The U.S.

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 18, 2010: Approximately two-and-a-half years after Jamaica national Vanvern Blake was ordered removed from the U.S., he has been welcomed back. Blake recently won the right to return to the U.S. after his attorney, Joan O. Pinnock, presented compelling evidence to support her client`s claim to U.S. citizenship. Blake`s mother had previously spent thousands ...

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Call Him Sir Wilson

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. June 18, 2010: Guyanese writer Wilson Harris, known for books like `Palace of the Peacock,` and `Jonestown,` has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth, II. The United Kingdom–based writer received the honor as the Queen celebrated her birthday this year. Harris, 89 was featured on the Queen 2010 birthday honors list for his contribution to literature. Sir ...

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Jamaican Student Gets Internship at Brookhaven Lab

CaribWorldNews, Brooklyn, NY, Fri. June 18, 2010: Collecting data on a cold New York City rooftop is a far cry from enjoying the warm beaches on the island of Jamaica. But Frederic Jones wouldn`t have it any other way. The Jamaican native`s curiosity about the atmosphere took hold on that island. Fast forward to the present day, and his continued ...

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Four Charged In Ponzi Scheme Targeting Haitians

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Four men were yesterday slapped with charges of mail fraud and money laundering for their alleged roles in a multi-million dollar ponzi scheme targeting the South Florida Haitian-American Community. Maxo Francois, a/k/a `Max Francois,` Jean Fritz Montinard, Aiby Pierre-Louis and Maguy Nereus, a/k/a `Maguy Jean-Louis,` were charged Wednesday with one count of conspiracy ...

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Jamaica’s Commander of Distinction Returns to Lincoln Center

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 16, 2010: Renowned Jamaican jazz pianist and Jamaica`s acclaimed Commander of Distinction, Monty Alexander, is set to turn the heat up this summer in New York City with a five-day return to Lincoln Center. Alexander, who has the distinction of being named one of the greatest piano players in Jazz history, is set ...

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