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A Lesser Role For Agriculture In The Caribbean?

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Nearly two decades ago, a former Caribbean minister with an unconventional background tried to shock those he met into recognising that agriculture in the region was dying and that it was the services sector that represented the future. `One day,` he would say, pointing at fields of waving cane, `All ...

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Society For The Advancement Of The Caribbean Diaspora Launched In Brooklyn

CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009:  One reflection of post-1965 Caribbean immigrants achieving critical mass in North American cities and of their political coming of age is that group`s investment in civil society organizations that move away from singular nation-state interests to the identification and support for pan-Caribbean American interests.  One such organization, the Society for the Advancement ...

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Caribbean Cargo Turns 10

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Guyanese national, Franklin `Bobby` Vieira, is celebrating his tenth year as partner of Caribbean Cargo & Package Services. Vieira yesterday told CWNN that the road has been long and arduous for him and his business partner, Harold Smith, but they are thankful they have been able to reach the significant milestone of one ...

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DHL Commemorates 40 Years of Facilitating Global Trade and Positions Itself for Future Growth

PLANTATION, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Citing the company`s pioneering spirit, strong customer focus and critical role in facilitating global trade, Frank Appel, CEO Deutsche Post DHL, recounted the secret of DHL`s success as the world`s leading express and logistics provider marked its 40th anniversary on September 25, 2009. `In 1969, three men set out to do the impossible and ...

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Slaughtered Haitian Family To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: A Haitian family of six, allegedly murdered by their husband and father, will be laid to rest on Saturday. The funeral service for Guerline Dam, 32;  Michzach, 9; Marven, 6; Maven, 5; Megan, 3; and Morgan, 11 months, is scheduled for Oct.3rd at the First Baptist Church of Naples. More than 1,000 relatives ...

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Haitian American Mowed down By Drunk Cop

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: The 33-year-old daughter of a Haitian-born pastor was killed early yesterday morning after she was mowed down by an apparently drunk cop. Off-duty New York City police officer Andrew Kelly, 30, was on Sunday arrested and charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated after striking and killing Vionique Valnord as she was ...

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No Full House For Usain Bolt`s Brooklyn Visit

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: The world`s fastest man came to town to meet with the Caribbean Diaspora in New York Saturday in what was expected to be a packed event – except it was not. The Walt Whitman College Theater at Brooklyn, College, was only half full for the event, with some Caribbean groups blaming last minute ...

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CaribWorldNews Photographer Kicked Out Of Trinidad Consulate

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: A top Caribbean World News Network photographer, whose work appears on major wire services across the world, was kicked out of the Trinidad and Tobago consulate on Friday by the island`s New York Consul General. Hayden Roger Celestin, who was born in Trinidad and has worked in the field for the past ...

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UN Boss Promises Caribbean Help For Crime And Climate Change

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has promised help to the Caribbean in tackling climate change and the growing threat of organized transnational crime in the region, a St. Kitts government statement claims. Ban Ki Moon who reportedly made the commitment during a meeting with Caribbean leaders on Saturday, among them ...

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Caribbean National To Oversee Gitmo

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: A Caribbean national will soon take over as deputy commander of the U.S. joint military task force that runs the Guantanamo Bay U.S. prison. Army Brig. Gen. Timothy L. Lake was on Friday named to the post. Lake was born in the British–dependent territory of Anguilla and is a graduate of the North ...

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