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Jamaican Student Gets Internship at Brookhaven Lab

CaribWorldNews, Brooklyn, NY, Fri. June 18, 2010: Collecting data on a cold New York City rooftop is a far cry from enjoying the warm beaches on the island of Jamaica. But Frederic Jones wouldn`t have it any other way. The Jamaican native`s curiosity about the atmosphere took hold on that island. Fast forward to the present day, and his continued ...

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Four Charged In Ponzi Scheme Targeting Haitians

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Four men were yesterday slapped with charges of mail fraud and money laundering for their alleged roles in a multi-million dollar ponzi scheme targeting the South Florida Haitian-American Community. Maxo Francois, a/k/a `Max Francois,` Jean Fritz Montinard, Aiby Pierre-Louis and Maguy Nereus, a/k/a `Maguy Jean-Louis,` were charged Wednesday with one count of conspiracy ...

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Jamaica Puts Another Curfew In Place

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Jamaican police have instituted another curfew over parts of Kingston, the country`s capital. Police say the 48-hour curfew will stay in place until Friday in several slums in the capital. Assistant Commissioner Leon Rose said Wednesday that security forces are `looking for wanted men, weapons and ammunition` and the curfew is necessary to ...

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Caribbean Diaspora Conference on Haiti For D.C.

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 17, 2010: Former Prime Minister of Jamaica. P.J. Patterson is among some of the region`s brightest minds set to participate in a conference on Haiti tomorrow. The Caribbean Diaspora Conference on Haiti aims to focus on ways the region`s nationals abroad can assist in the reconstruction and development of Haiti`s earthquake ravaged capital. It is ...

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Jamaicans Nabbed Trying To Enter U.S. Illegally

CaribWorldNews, PALM BEACH, FL, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Four Jamaican migrants were yesterday nabbed by U.S. Coast Guard for trying to enter the U.S. illegally. The four reportedly entered via a Palm Beach dock Wednesday morning. Police were called when they approached a resident looking for a ride about 7 a.m. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials were called to ...

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Former Haiti PM Dead

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. June 17, 2010: A former Haiti prime minister who led the Bazin political party has passed away at the ripe age of 78. Marc Louis Bazin, who lost Haiti`s first free presidential election in 1990 but went on to become prime minister under the Jean Bertrand Aristide goverment, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. In ...

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Jamaica’s Commander of Distinction Returns to Lincoln Center

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 16, 2010: Renowned Jamaican jazz pianist and Jamaica`s acclaimed Commander of Distinction, Monty Alexander, is set to turn the heat up this summer in New York City with a five-day return to Lincoln Center. Alexander, who has the distinction of being named one of the greatest piano players in Jazz history, is set ...

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LIAT Airlines Grounded By Pilots

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Weds. June 16, 2010:  LIAT airlines has been grounded to a halt today after pilots throughout the network staged a sick out. The action comes a day after Chairman of the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association, Captain Michael Blackburn, met with acting Chief Executive officer of the airline, Brian Challenger to settle retroactive holiday and vacation ...

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Jamaica Puts up Small Reward For Dudus

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 16, 2010: Jamaica`s security forces are still on the search for Christopher `Dudus` Coke, posting a small reward for his capture Tuesday. The country is offering a US$20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the reputed drug lord, who is at the center of a bloody manhunt and is wanted in the U.S. ...

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Haiti`s PM Seeks Florida Investors

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI BEACH, FL, Weds. June 16, 2010: Haiti`s Prime Minister is pitching investment opportunities in his earthquake-ravaged country in Florida. Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive told The Associated Press on Tuesday that jobs are needed in Haiti to help the Caribbean country rebuild. And he insists that Haiti is committed to fighting corruption and to holding elections as scheduled in ...

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