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U.S. Ambassador Designate To Jamaica To Take Up Post Soon

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 26, 2010: United States Ambassador-designate to Jamaica, Pamela Bridgewater, is set to take up her post in the Caribbean island soon. From 1996 to 1999 she was Deputy Chief of Mission in Nassau, Bahamas. Bridgewater was a member and president of the 42nd Senior Seminar, the U.S. Department of State`s most prestigious professional development program, ...

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Dominica PM Faces Trial

CaribWorldNews, ROSEAU, Dominica, Thurs. Aug. 26, 2010: Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, is set to stand trail over opposition charges that their dual citizenship nullified their election. A High Court judge in Dominica made the ruling this week, insisting that the PM and his Education Minister, Peter Saint Jean must stand trial over the claim. The ruling Dominica Labour ...

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Haitian Nationals Elected To Florida House Of Representatives

By Nigel HenrySpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug. 25, 2010: All eyes were on the Florida primary elections yesterday, particularly as four candidates vied to fill the seat vacated by Congressman Kendrick Meek and become the first-ever Haitian-American in Congress.  However, equally fierce battles were fought at the state legislative level with Haitian-born Daphne Campbell and Haitian-born John ...

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Four Haitian Politicians Fail To Capture Meek`s Congressional Seat

By Nigel HenrySpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug. 25, 2010: The thousands who hoped to elect the first Haitian-born US Congressman in yesterday`s primary elections in Florida will have to wait a bit longer.  When Congressman Kendrick Meek vacated his seat to run for US Senate, nine Democratic candidates, including four born in Haiti sought to replace him. ...

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Wyclef Jean Cannot Appeal Haiti`s Election Council Ruling

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Aug. 25, 2010:  Haitian-born Grammy Award-winning singer, Wyclef Jean, cannot appeal his disqualification from the upcoming Presidential election in his homeland. That`s the word from the country`s provisional electoral council. A lawyer from the council said Tuesday that the council`s ruling is final and cannot be appealed. Samuel Pierre of the council`s legal department told Reuters ...

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Jamaica Pays Closer Attention To Marcus Mosiah Garvey

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Aug. 25, 2010:  The government of Jamaica is paying closer attention to Marcus Mosiah Garvey, some 70 years after his death. The Department of Local Government said Tuesday it has committed $3 million towards the restoration of the birthplace of Garvey, one of the country`s national heroes. Garvey was born in August 1887 in St. Ann, ...

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LIME/CANA NETBALL – Caribbean Cup To Close Out 13th Season

CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY. Tues. Aug. 24, 2010: More than the usual national pride and bragging rights will be at stake this weekend Saturday August 28th and Sunday August 29th, at the Lincoln Terrace Park on East New York and Buffalo Avenues in Brooklyn, NY when the final shrill of the umpire`s whistle is sounded and the curtain closes on ...

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LIME/CANA NETBALL – Caribbean Cup To Close Out 13th Season

CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY. Tues. Aug. 24, 2010: More than the usual national pride and bragging rights will be at stake this weekend Saturday August 28th and Sunday August 29th, at the Lincoln Terrace Park on East New York and Buffalo Avenues in Brooklyn, NY when the final shrill of the umpire’s whistle is sounded and the curtain closes on ...

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Lone Black In Miss Universe Pageant Wins First Runner-Up Spot

CaribWorldNews, LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Tues. Aug. 24, 2010: Miss Jamaica Universe, Yendi Phillips, last night made history, becoming the lone black contestant to secure a top spot in the Miss Universe 2010 pageant – a chance that allowed her to move on to win the first runner-up title. Phillips shone in a sea of white faces, where most of the ...

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