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Air Jamaica Shelves Plans To Return To Cayman, Barbados

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 15, 2010: Air Jamaica, which became a part of Caribbean Airlines last month, has now halted plans to fly from Jamaica to Grand Cayman and from New York to Barbados this summer. Bruce Nobles, President and CEO of Air Jamaica claims operating the two routes as planned `would have compromised our reliability and so we ...

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Caribbean Week In New York Wraps Up With Awards Gala

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 14, 2010: The curtains came down on another Caribbean Week in New York on Friday, June 11th at the renown Plaza Hotel in New York City, where the annual government of the states ball, held by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, culminated amidst glitz and glam coupled with awards and great food and music. This ...

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Would Walter Rodney Have Been Tolerated In Guyana Today?

Commentary By Felicia Persaud CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. June 14, 2010: Thirty years have already slipped by since the horrific killing of renowned Guyanese scholar, historian, activist and one of my iconoclasts, Dr. Walter Rodney. Rodney, of the Working People Alliance party, was killed in a questionable bomb explosion in his car on the night of June 13, 1980 at ...

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Former Barbados PM Lands Plum Antigua Assignment

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Mon. June 14, 2010: Former Barbados Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, is set to help the Antigua and Barbuda government clean up its financial services sector. Antigua`s Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer confirmed a Barbados WEEKEND NATION report that the former PM had accepted an offer to look into his country`s financial services sector. `As you know, there ...

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CaribWorldNews Wins CTO Travel Writer Award

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 11, 2010: CaribWorldNews was among the winners at Thursday`s annual Caribbean Tourism Organization Travel Writer/Photographer of the Year Awards ceremony. CWNN`s Felicia Persaud won the award for Best Feature for the Caribbean media category for a story she wrote in December on a St. Maarten Rastafarian. The story titled, `Rastafarian Turns St. Maarten ...

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U.S., CARICOM Ministers Celebrate Launch of Caribbean Basin Security Initiative

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. June 11, 2010: Caribbean foreign ministers and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday celebrated the launch of a major security partnership with the Caribbean – the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative. The Department of State has committed $45 million to the CBSI in this year with $79 million requested for 2011. Key objectives of the ...

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Republican Senator Urges Haiti`s President To Officially Call Elections

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 11, 2010: A top Republican senator and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is urging President Préval to conduct credible elections in earthquake-ravaged Haiti in 2010. Senator Dick Luger, in a report titled, `Haiti: No Leadership – No Elections,` insists that if elections are not held before President Préval`s mandate expires, Haiti ...

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