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Caribbean Narco-Triangle: The US-Cuba-Jamaica Connection

Commentary By Norman Girvan CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Dec. 17, 2010:Among the most fascinating documents to come out of the WikiLeaks revelations is a cable allegedly sent by the head of the US Interests Section in Havana, Jonathan Farrar, on August 11, 2009. The document is a virtual diplomatic bombshell. It could prove a source of embarrassment to all three ...

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Guyanese Former MP Gets Life In Terrorist Plot

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Dec. 18, 2010:  A former Guyanese parliamentarian has been sentenced to life in prison for a terror plot to detonate the fuel system under John F. Kennedy International Airport. Abdul Kadir along with former airline cargo worker Russell Defreitas and Abdel Nur are`believed their attack would cause extensive damage to the airport and to the ...

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Defense Now Wants April Trial For Jamaican-Born OLINT Chief

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Dec. 17, 2010: The defense in the case of accused Ponzi schemer, Jamaican-born OLINT founder, David A. Smith, now want a spring trial. Attorney Oliver A. Smith this week filed a motion for an April trial instead of a January 3rd trial as had been agreed between the two sides last week. Smith, no relation to ...

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Jamaica PM Insists Cooperation With Cuba On Drug Smuggling Has Changed Since 2009

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Dec. 17, 2010: Jamaica Prime Minister Bruce Golding is defending a WikiLeaks cable that claimed the Cuba authorities were frustrated with the response of Jamaica officials to drug smuggling. The PM said in a statement Thursday that while an investigation by his Minister of National Security confirmed that the 2009 concern by the Cuban Ministry of ...

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10 Migrants Iced Trying To Enter Puerto Rico

CaribWorldNews, AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico, Fri. Dec. 17, 2010: Ten migrants were iced this week after landing on board a makeshift vessel or `yola` on the western coast of the island of Puerto Rico. U.S. Border Patrol Agents apprehended 2 citizens of Haiti and 8 citizens of the Dominican Republic in a green colored Hyundai Accent vehicle as they were traveling ...

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Team Jamaica Bickle To Host Annual Party

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Dec. 17, 2010: Team Jamaica Bickle, the non-profit organization that helps to feed and house Caribbean athletes at the annual Penn Relays, will host its annual fundraising party this Christmas. The event is set for 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 25th at the Dream Restaurant, (formerly clippers II), 234-36 Merrick Blvd., Laurelton, NY ...

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Trinidad Gets New Ambassador To U.N.

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Fri. Dec. 17, 2010: The oil rich twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has a new ambassador to the United Nations. Rodney Charles yesterday presented his credentials to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at U.N. Headquarters in N.Y. The communications specialist was handed his instruments of appointment by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last month. Charles was ...

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U.N. May Set Up Panel To Find Origin Of Haiti Cholera

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. Dec. 16, 2010: Just over a week after a French expert blamed U.N. Nepalese peacekeepers for starting the Haitian cholera epidemic there, the United Nations yesterday said it is exploring the establishment of an international scientific panel to look into the source of the disease. `We are calling for an international panel and we are ...

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`Sweet Mickey’ Warns Supporters Could Hit Streets Again

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Dec. 16, 2010: Haitian Presidential candidate, Michel `Sweet Mickey` Martelly, is vowing a return of street protests in Haiti. His comments come as the Haiti Provisional Council plans a recount of tally sheets, a move that does not have the blessings of either Martelly or former first lady, Mirlande Manigat. President Rene Preval for his part ...

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Cuba Complained Of Jamaican Officials Ignoring Drug Smugglers – WikiLeaks Cable

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Dec. 15, 2010: Jamaican authorities have been accused of failing to effectively cooperate in stamping down on the smuggling of illegal drugs to the Bahamas and the United States. That`s according to a secret a US diplomatic cable sent by Jonathan Farrar, the US chief of mission in Havana, released on WikiLeaks and published in the ...

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