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Accused Jamaican Hijacker Found Guilty

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: A 21-year-old  described as `mentally challenged,` was yesterday found guilty of hijacking in Jamaica. Stephen Fray was found guilty Thursday of hijacking a Canadian jetliner on the Sangster Airport tarmac in Jamaica and of robbery and assault. He will be sentenced Oct. 8. Fray allegedly hijacked a CanJet Airlines plane April 19 while ...

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Second Bag Now To Cost On Air Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. September 25, 2009: Passengers travelling on the Love Bird, the national carrier of Jamaica, will soon have to shell out when checking a second bag. Air Jamaica officials on Thursday announced that beginning October 14, economy passengers will have to pay US$25 when checking a second bag up to 50 pounds. However, overweight baggage will decrease ...

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Usain Bolt To Join Jamaica Jazz Fest For NYC Kick-Off

CARIBPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will join the producers of the annual Jamaica Jazz & Blues festival next Tuesday for a New York City kick-off of the festival and an announcement of his 9.58 charity concert. The working media-only event is set for a popular New York City Club on ...

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Congressional Black Caucus To Address What The 2010 U.S. Census Means For Caribbean And African Comm

CaribPR Wire, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: The Congressional Back Caucus Annual Legislative Conference will host a forum called, “Comprehensive Immigration Reform:  Census 2010, What’s In It for Us.”  The forum will address issues and questions that those from Caribbean and African nations have faced while residing in the United States.  Topics will include issues such as economic exclusion, ...

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Jamaican National Wins Gay Caribbean Pageant

CaribWorldNews,  BROOKLYN, New York, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: A Jamaican national was the 2009 winner of the Gay Caribbean/USA Pageant, held this past weekend in Brooklyn, NY. Mimi Mancini walked away with the crown after giving the crowd a jaw dropping experience in the talent segment, performing an impersonation of Dance Hall Queen Lady Saw. In the swimwear section, the ...

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Reggae Sumfest Coming To A PC, Smartphone Near You

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: Summer is drawing to a close, and coming to a PC and Smartphone this  fall is your chance to view the greatest reggae show on Earth, on WWW.REGGAESUMFEST.TV. This unique offering will allow Sumfest Fans from around the world to view, the number one Reggae Show of Summer 2009!  This virtual ...

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Success for Irosoft internationally – contract signed with the Government of Bermuda

MONTREAL, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ – Montreal company Irosoft has just signed a contract with the Government of Bermuda to install its Irosoft LIMS software, an XML system for the drafting, consolidation and publishing of statutes and regulations.      Irosoft is proud to announce the signing of a contract with the Government of Bermuda for the acquisition of Irosoft LIMS (Legislation ...

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The World`s Fastest Man To Meet The Caribbean Diaspora In NY

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain St. Leo Bolt, is set to meet with members of the Jamaican and Caribbean Diaspora in the borough of Brooklyn, NY this weekend. Bolt is set for a free public event at the Walt Whitman Theater at Brooklyn College on Saturday, Sept. 26th from 5-7 p.m. Dubbed, `Conversations ...

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Col. Qadhafi Calls For Compensation For Africa At UN

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: On Wednesday, in his first speech at the United Nations, Libyan Leader Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi, used the opportunity to call for compensation for Africans for colonization. Qadhafi, in a 90-minute long speech that touched on many different subjects before a packed General Assembly, insisted that Africa deserved compensation, amounting to some $77.7 ...

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