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Dr. Claire Nelson, Founder And President Of The Institute Of Caribbean Studies, To Serve As A National Profile Partner Of The U.S. Census

U.S. Census reaches out to encourage Caribbean communities to participate in the 2010 count CaribPR Wire, DETROIT, MI, Mon. Aug. 31, 2009: Dr. Claire Nelson, Founder and President of the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS), will collaborate with the U.S. Census and serve as a National Profile Partner to increase participation among Caribbean and other immigrant communities.  ICS is an ...

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Britain`s Caribbean-Born AG Under Fire For Hiring Undocumented Migrant

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: Britian`s Dominica-born, attorney general, Baroness Patricia Janet Scotland of Asthal, has come under fire in the media here for her hiring of an undocumented worker. The AG, who is in charge of prosecuting criminals, hired Loloahi Tapui, 27, from Tonga, to look after her large family home in West London, which the baroness ...

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New U.S. Ambassador To Belize To Present Credentials Today

CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009:  The new U.S. ambassador to Belize, Vinai Thummalapally. has taken up his position in Belmopan, the country`s capital. Thummalpally arrived in the country on Tuesday and will today, Thursday, Sept. 17th, formally present his credentials to Governor General Sir Colville Young, and  pay a courtesy call on  Foreign Affairs Minister, Wilfred Elrington, who ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman Slams Post Report On Antigua Trip

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette Clarke, has slammed a New York Post report that she violated House rules during her recent travels to Antigua. The congresswoman called the story, which quoted Jock Friedly, president and founder of LegiStorm, as saying she broke the law in allowing foreign governments to pay for her travel ...

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Public Defender To Make Case For Stanford

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: Disgraced billionaire and cricket entrepreneur, Sir R. Allen Stanford, will have to settle for a public defender. The decision comes on the heels of Stanford`s claims that he has no money to pay for an attorney at this time to defend him in the $7 billion Ponzi scheme charge leveled by the U.S. ...

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Diaspora Critical To Constitutional Reform, Says Saint Lucian Official

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: The chairperson of Saint Lucia’s Constitutional Reform Commission insists that the Caribbean-American Diaspora is critical to the Commission’s work on the island. Speaking ahead of two meetings with the Saint Lucian-American Diaspora – scheduled for New York today, Thursday, Sept. 17th,  and Washington DC this Friday – Madam Justice Suzie d’Auvergne said ...

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Miami Man Convicted Of Trafficking In Counterfeit Cuban Cigars

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: A 66-year-old Miami resident has been convicted for trafficking counterfeit Cuban cigars. Lauro Perez was this week convicted on charges of conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit cigars and seven counts of trafficking in counterfeit cigars.According to evidence presented at trial, Perez manufactured more than 50 boxes of counterfeit cigars and sold them to ...

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Cuba Says Embargo Has Cost It Billions

CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: The U.S. embargo against Cuba has cost the island`s economy some 96 billion dollars in the half-century it has been imposed, a new report claims. Cuba`s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Wednesday made the disclosure as he unveiled a new report on the consequences of the embargo, which is due to be presented ...

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TopUp LIME Mobile Phones at Western Union Locations in the United States through MoreMagic Solutions

KINGSTON, Jamaica, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados and NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ — LIME, the Caribbean`s leading full service telecomms provider, and MoreMagic Solutions, a leading mobile payment solutions provider, announced today that friends and family of LIME customers, living outside the Caribbean, are now able to purchase TopUps and transfer the airtime to LIME phones, at Western Union Agent locations throughout ...

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