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Caribbean Nationals Did Not Just Arrive In America

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2009: `Going by some of the most influential texts on American immigration, one could easily come away with the notion that the Caribbean presence in the United States is a recent, at most a postwar, phenomenon,` states Winston James in `The History of Afro-Caribbean Migration to the United States.` But as James points ...

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Jamaica Set For International Immigrants Parade

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 25, 2009:  Jamaica is among more than 100 nations set to participate in this weekend`s 24th annual staging of the International Immigrants Parade in New York City. The day long parade and festivities, set for Saturday, June 27, is the show piece event on the ambitious calendar of the International Immigrants Foundation, headquartered in ...

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Caribbean D.C. Group Claims Clarke Bill Will Fail

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 25, 2009:  A purported `census briefing` in D.C. Wednesday, by an organization that was an early supporter of the CaribID initiative to get a Caribbean category on the U.S. Census form, turned into a public attack on Congresswoman Yvette Clarke`s `Caribbean Count` bill, claiming sources say, that the measure is bound to fail. The briefing ...

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Stanford For Court Today

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Thurs. June 25, 2009: Texas financier and Antigua citizen, Sir R. Allen Stanford, is scheduled for a court hearing today to decide whether he will be granted bail or will remain jailed until his trial. Stanford was returned by U.S. Marshalls from Virginia yesterday, after begin charged on June 19th with money laundering related to an alleged ...

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Caribbean Nations To Get Financial Help From International Whaling Commission

CaribWorldNews, MADEIRA, Portugal, Thurs. June 25, 2009: Financial help is on the way. That`s the decision of the International Whaling Commission to help ease the burden on its small developing member-states in the Caribbean. `We recognize the burden of the costs on Caribbean countries, indeed on all the member-states that are developing countries so they participate in the deliberations that ...

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Guyana Govt. Defends Unfair Treatment Of Nationals In Barbados

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. June 25, 2009: The Guyana government continues to vent its concerns to the Barbadian authorities about the frequency of reports about Guyanese nationals being treated unfairly on the island. Head of the Presidential Secretariat at the Office of the President Dr. Roger Luncheon during a post-Cabinet media briefing Wednesday, said Cabinet, through the Ministry of Foreign ...

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St. Lucia Teen Charged With Murder

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. June 25, 2009: A teenage girl has been slapped with a murder charge for the June 13th killing of a 20-year-old. The 13-year-old, whose name has not been revealed because of her age, along with 19-year-old Ava Alexander are accused of stabbing Kevana Antonia King in a suspected gangland killing. Police did not give a ...

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China`s Expanding Relations With Latin America And The Caribbean

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Thurs. June 25, 2009: The recent visit of Brazil`s President Luiz Inacio `Lula` da Silva to China in May 2009 reflected the Asian nation`s expanding economic and political influence in Latin America and the Caribbean. One year ago, the Brazilian government had announced that China would surpass the United States as its major business ...

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Haiti`s Wyclef Jean Lends Support To Iran Protestors

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 24, 209: Haitian-born, Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter and producer, Wyclef Jean, is turning his `goodwill` to Iran`s demonstrators, as protests in the Muslim nation turned deadly and many continue to flock to the streets to demand a recount of votes in the recent election. CaribWorldNews was on Tuesday sent a link to the Jean ...

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Allen Stanford Could Face Criminal Charges Today

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. June 24, 2009: Former billionaire, R. Allen Stanford, could face criminal charges in a Houston Court as early as today. The knighted, American-born, naturalized Antigua and Barbuda resident, is being brought back to Houston from Virginia by U.S. Marshals, chained at the waist and shackled in leg irons on the popularly called airplane, `ConAir.` It is ...

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