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Caribbean Swine Flu Rate Pushes Past 2,200 Mark

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009:  The number of H1N1 or swine flu victims in the Caribbean continues to rise quietly even as the Center for Disease Control says the death toll in the U.S. is close to the 4,000 mark. Latest Pan American Organization data analyzed by CaribWorldNews put the number at a reported 2,219 as of ...

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Dominican Republic Leads Caribbean Internet Users

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: The Caribbean may be lagging behind three other areas of the world when it comes to Internet usage but the Dominican Republic continues to lead in the region with the most web surfers, CaribWorldNews has found. Latest statistics compiled by the Miniwatts Marketing Group based on International Communications Union and Nielsen data, ...

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Good Riddance Lou Dobbs

Commentary By Felicia Persaud CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: In a surprise move this week, CNN`s Lou Dobbs announced he was departing the network and the 7 p.m. time slot. Can somebody say `hooray` please? Dobbs had used his slot on CNN to preach an anti-immigrant rhetoric of hate and venom that got under the skin of ...

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Jamaican Detainee Ends Hunger Strike

CaribWorldNews, HARLINGEN, TX, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: A Jamaican detainee facing the prospect of force feeding by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials has ended his fast. Nina Pruneda, an ICE spokesperson told CaribWorldNews by email yesterday that `Jesselee Hanson is no longer fasting` and has resumed eating. She did not, however, say how Hanson was doing or when he ...

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UK Fraud Office To Investigate Cayman Island-Based Hedge Fund

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: Dynamic Decisions Capital Management Ltd, a hedge fund based in the Cayman Islands, is being investigated by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office. The SFO on Thursday said it has opened a criminal investigation following complaints received about the investment activities of the company. The UK fraud office said the investigation comes following complaints ...

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Guyana President For London

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: Guyana`s President, Bharrat Jagdeo, is set to bring his forestry conservation message to London next week. Jagdeo will be part of a forum hosted by Global Witness in London on Wednesday November 18th from 3 to 5 p.m.  Global Witness focuses on exposing the corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems, ...

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Jamaican Program `Hill & Gully Ride` Returns To NYC TV

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: The popular Jamaican program, ` Hill & Gully Ride,` will return to New York`s CIN television next month. Stephen Hill, CIN`s founder, said the show will return to CIN Channel 73 in NYC at 5.30 p.m., starting December 6. Hill, in a statement, said the return of the show comes amidst an overwhelming ...

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White House Executive To Address Annual Caribbean Gala

CaribPR Wire, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Nov. 11, 2009: Michael Blake, associate director, White House Office on Public Engagement, will be the special guest speaker at the 16th anniversary of the Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) Gala on Friday (November 13) at the Renaissance Marriott Hotel in Washington D.C. The Caribbean American Heritage (CARAH) Awards will celebrate its 16th anniversary on ...

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`I Am Committed To The Caribbean` – British Foreign Office Minister

By John MairCWNN London CaribWordlNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Nov. 11, 2009: Baroness Glenys Kinnock, the British Minister with special responsibility for the Caribbean, delivered an upbeat message to a special gathering of the UK Diaspora at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Monday night. Kinnock says she is personally committed to the region and would ensure the British government was ...

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Immigration Officials Want To Force Feed Jamaican

CaribWorldNews, HARLINGEN, TX, Weds. Nov. 11, 2009: U.S. immigration officials want a federal judge to sanction force feeding of a 23-year-old Jamaican immigrant. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials claim the action is necessary since Jesselee Hainsworth Hanson has been on a hunger strike since  October 28th at the Port Isabel Detention Center here in Harlingen, Texas and has refused ...

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