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Drug Seizures In Caribbean On A Small Scale

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2009: Narco-trafficking may be a problem for the Caribbean according to U.S. drug reports but compared to the rest of the world, the Caribbean represented the region where only the fifth largest cocaine busts were made in 2007. That’s according to 2009 The World Drug Report, released this week by the United Nations ...

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New Caribbean Business Conference Announced As Ethics Committee Probes Trips By Lawmakers

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 26, 2009: The venue for the 14th Caribbean Multi-National Business Conference has been announced even as the House ethics committee announced it would look into Caribbean trips taken to the event by five congressional law makers in 2007 and 2008. The New York Carib News, which hosts the annual event, said on their website that ...

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An Icon Passes – Caribbean Nationals Shocked At Michael Jackson`s Death

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. June 26, 2009: Before there was Barack Obama, there was Michael Joseph Jackson, sailing across color lines and building an unprecedented fan base in every country around the globe, whether the people there were `black or white.` And the Caribbean fan base was no exception. Yesterday, many cried openly or expressed stunned disbelief that the ...

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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 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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Caribbean Diplomat Elected To Whaling Commission

CaribWorldNews, MADERIA, Portugal, Fri. June 26, 2009: A Caribbean diplomat has been elected as the vice chairman of the International Whaling Commission. Anthony Liverpool, who for the past five years has been Antigua & Barbuda`s non-resident Ambassador to Japan and his country`s top representative to the 85-member IWC that was created in 1946 to manage the world`s whale stocks, was ...

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Sir Allen Remanded To Jail

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. June 26, 2009: Sir Allen Stanford was yesterday remanded to jail despite his plea of innocence in a Houston court. A judge set bail at US$500,000 ahead of the businessman`s August 25th trial but Stanford must remain in custody pending a government appeal. The Texas-born American, turned naturalized Antigua citizen, faces 21 charges related to an ...

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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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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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