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Bahamas Gets New Top Cop

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: The islands of the Bahamas, which like many Caribbean nations has been fighting a rise in crime, yesterday swore in a new commissioner of police. Ellison Greenslade, the former acting commissioner of police, was officially sworn in as the islands top cop by Prime Minister Hubert A. Ingraham at police headquarters yesterday. He ...

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Swiss Report Slams Trinidad Government On Crime

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: A report from the Small Arms Survey is claiming that the Trinidad and Tobago  government must abandon handouts to criminal elements in order to stave off drug and gun smuggling and gang activities. The report, by Dorn Townsend , titled `Gangs, Guns, and Governance in Trinidad and Tobago` claims that the governments `handouts ...

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One Caribbean Radio Moves To 97.9 FM HD2

CaribWorldNews, New York, NY, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: Guyanese national Edmond Braithwaite is pushing forward with a HD dream. The New York City entrepreneur is taking his One Caribbean Radio to higher heights on the 97.9 FM HD2 platform.  The company insists it is a `giant and courageous leap into the technologically advanced radio spectrum, by broadcasting on the latest ...

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First Same-Sex Marriage Occurs In Latin America

CaribWorldNews, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Mon. 4, 2010: Two Argentinean men have become the first gay couple to be legally wed in Latin America.  Alex Freyre and Jose Maria di Bello said “I Do” last year in Argentina, making history in Latin America by becoming the first same-sex couple to do so. Their marriage was hailed as a victory by gay ...

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Islamic DVD Delays Jamaican Flight

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010:  A DVD with Islamic content has been blamed for a December 31, 2009 delay of a Virgin Atlantic flight from Jamaica. Jamaica Airport official say the DVD was found on the plane and led to the re-screening of dozens of passengers boarding a flight for London. John McFarlane, security chief at the Norman ...

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Islamic Cleric To Be Sent Back To Jamaica This Week

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010: Controversial Jamaican Islamic cleric Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal is set to be deported back to his homeland again this week after being arrested in Kenya. The sheikh was arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit in Mombasa on Jan 1 after leaving a mosque. Abdullah al-Faisal had entered Kenya through the Lunga Lunga border point ...

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Caribbean Nationals Makes Queen`s New Year List

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010: Several Caribbean nationals are among those who have made the New Year`s Honors List of Queen Elizabeth, II. Among the honorees were nationals from Barbados, Belize, St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Grenada, St. Lucia, Anguilla and Guyana who were presented with Orders of the British Empire, Commander (CBE), Officer (OBE) ...

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Top Caribbean Nationals Of 2009

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan 4, 2010: CaribWorldNews presents its top picks of the best Caribbean and Caribbean nationals of 2009: 1: Jamaican-born, World’s fastest man, Usain Bolt for breaking his own records at the Track And Field Championships in Berlin in June and for giving back through his December charity concert in Jamaica. 2: Haitian singer and humanitarian, ...

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The Caribbean`s Best & Worst For 2010

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan 1, 2010: While many across the Caribbean Diaspora and the Caribbean region may be happy to bid adieu to 2009, the year of the giant recession, there is no doubt that this passing year held as many high points as low points for the region. CaribWorldNews presents its top picks of 2009: Best News ...

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Is NYS Governor Patterson Playing Politics With The Census Grant?

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 31, 2009: Two weeks after the stated New York Census grant deadline of December 15th, Governor David Patterson’s office suddenly announced in a press statement on December 31st, the list of grant awardees. In the Caribbean community, CaribID and the Caribbean Immigrant Services Youth Core, which have been leading the Census education effort ...

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