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New York Organization Asks: `Who Mash Up Reggae? `

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, N.Y., Weds. May 5, 2010: As questions continue to surround the recent cancellation of U.S. visas to several top Jamaican dancehall artists, a local New York organization is asking the question: `Who Mash Up Reggae?` The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music`s Community Conversation series continues today by putting the focus again on the state of reggae music. The ...

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U.S. And Trinidad Reach Open Skies Agreement

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 4, 2010: The United States and Trinidad and Tobago have reached a comprehensive Open Skies agreement to expand and liberalize their bilateral civil aviation relationship, the U.S. State Department said Monday. The agreement was initialed on May 1, after three days of negotiations in Port-of-Spain between a delegation from Trinidad and Tobago and a U.S. ...

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Gramps Morgan, Machel, Queen Ifrica Tie For Top International Reggae and World Music Awards

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Tues. May 4, 2010: Roy `Gramps` Morgan, soca Star Machel Montano and Queen Ifrica on Sunday night emerged as the top winners at the 29th annual International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA), held at York College in Jamaica, Queens. All three entertainers walked away with three awards each. Morgan won for Best Song, Best Crossover Song ...

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Nomination Day Wraps Up In Trinidad And Tobago

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. May 4, 2010: Nomination Day officially ended in Trinidad and Tobago at 3 p.m. Monday, a move that ensures that all candidates contesting the May 24th General Election are now in place. The ruling Peoples National Movement and the opposition United National Congress and its partners are fielding 41 candidates. They include surprisingly, party stalwart and ...

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4.4 Quake Sends Haitians Running Scared

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. May 4, 2010: A 4.4 earthquake that shook Haiti`s capital Monday sent many screaming into the streets less than four months after the devastating January 12th quake. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 4.4 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea about 25 miles west of Port-au-Prince but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. ...

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Haitian National Charged With Murder

Caribworldnews, HENNIKER, NH, Tues. May 4, 2010: A 22-year-old Haitian migrant has been charged with the murder of a nursing student. Roody Fleuraguste was arraigned Monday on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Molly Hawthorn-MacDougall. Prosecutors claim he allegedly shot Hawthorn-MacDougall, 31, in the face last Thursday. Hawthorn-MacDougall, who was married to Daniel Paul, also 31, was to ...

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St. Kitts National Cleared For Summer Execution

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 4, 2010: A 51-year-old St. Kitts-born woman, who holds British citizenship, could be executed in Texas by the summer. The execution for Linda Carty has been cleared after the Supreme Court on Monday declined to review her death sentence. British officials and pro bono lawyers had appealed to the justices to order a new trial ...

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Emera To Acquire 38 Percent Interest In Barbados Light & Power Holdings

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 3 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Emera, (TSX: EMA), announced that it will acquire a 38 percent interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd. (Barbados Stock Exchange: `LPH`) from Leucadia National Corporation (`Leucadia`). Under the terms of the agreement with Leucadia, Emera will acquire the interest from Leucadia for US $85million. LPH is the parent company of The Barbados ...

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Caribbean American Players Make NY Giants, Jets Teams

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 3, 2010: Four Caribbean American players are now solidly a part of the NFL teams, the Jets and Giants. Jason Pierre-Paul, a son of Haitian migrants, was recently drafted by the Giants as was Linval Joseph of St. Croix, U.S.V.I. The Jets followed the Caribbean lead by picking Kyle Wilson, a Trinidadian American and ...

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Former NFL Player Miles Mcpherson Returns To The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Mon. May 3, 2010: Miles McPherson, the former U.S. professional football player turned evangelist, returns to the Caribbean with a large team of volunteers in May to `do something` for the people of the region. Based in San Diego, California, McPherson, a Caribbean American with Jamaican roots, will invest in the Cayman Islands at the `Do ...

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