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Beware Of Political Correctness

Commentary By Colin Rickards CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 14, 2009: It seems a sad commentary on public life that the Privy Council in Britain has found against the name of Trinidad and Tobago’s highest Order, The Trinity Cross on the grounds that it can offend non-Christian religious sensibilities. Did they even bother to consider that the very name ...

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Father Of Guyanese Actor Dead

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 14, 2009: Guyanese-born actor, Ron Bobb-Semple and two other siblings are mourning the passing of their father, John Stephen Bobb-Semple. Bobb-Semple, Sr., passed away on Monday, May 11th in Brooklyn, New York just three weeks short of his 97th  birthday.  He was a former court reporter, journalist, actor, broadcaster and musician who according to ...

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New Turks And Caicos Premier Calls Suspension Of Constitution`Draconian`

 CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, Thurs. MAY 14, 2009 : New Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Galmo Williams, has called for a referendum to be taken or a general poll held before the United Kingdom government suspends the territory’s constitution and imposes direct rule from London later this month. Addressing the Caribbean Regional Seminar for the United Nations Second International ...

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Guyana President Makes Case At UN Sustainable Development Forum

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 14, 2009: Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday, used a UN forum on sustainable development to support calls to reduce net global deforestation by 50 percent by 2020. Jagdeo pledged his country`s commitment to the call and asserted that the Copenhagen forum must create financing flows and technology transfer to facilitate the considerable abatement ...

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Immigrants And The Census For CUNY TV Discussion

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 13, 2009: Garry Pierre Pierre and the producers of Independent Sources, focus their attention on the importance of the 2010 Census tonight. CWNN publisher and CaribID founder, Felicia Persaud and the National Latino Policy Center`s Angelo Falcon are guests on the show, which will air live at 8:30 pm in New York tonight on ...

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IRS Slams Antigua Takeover Of Stanford Bank

CaribWorldNews, DALLAS, Texas, Weds. May 13, 2009: The Internal Revenue Service says Antigua and Barbuda`s takeover of the Allen Stanford bank may prevent them from collecting millions owed in back taxes by the Texas-born financier. The IRS claims Stanford owes $227 million in back taxes and they want that money back. But the IRS is arguing that Antiguan liquidators have ...

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Dominican Republic Could Become 16th Member Of CARICOM

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. May 13, 2009: The Dominican Republic could become the newest members of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM. The Caribbean nation has reportedly resubmitted its application to join the 15-member grouping, Jamaica’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Kenneth Baugh, was quoted by Caribbean 360 as saying last weekend. `They have renewed their application so this is now under consideration. We ...

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Haitian To Be Deported In Baby Shaking Case

CaribWorldNews, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. May 13, 2009: A 54-year-old Haitian woman has chosen to return to Haiti instead of serving further jail time in the U.S. in a baby shaking case. Nelly Rose Joseph, 54, originally faced a first-degree murder charge and the possibility of life in prison for the Jan. 23, 2003, death of 10-month-old Fierra Dorelus. But under ...

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Trinidadian Immigrant Makes Bid For Bronx, City Council Seat

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 13, 2009: A Trinidadian immigrant is making a bid for a city council seat in a Bronx, NY neighborhood that is fast becoming largely Caribbean in population. Krystal Serrano tells CWNN she is hoping to become the representative of her community in the Bronx`s 12th councilmatic district, which includes Baychester, Co-Op City, Edenwald, Wakefield and ...

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Haitians Convicted In Sears Tower Attack Plot

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. May 13, 2009: Five Haitian and Haitian Americans were on Tuesday found guilty of plotting to blow up Chicago’s Sears Tower and bomb a FBI office in Miami in a terrorism attempt. Haitian-born ringleader, Narseal Batiste,alias, Brother Nas or Prince Manna, 35, was convicted of all four terrorism-related conspiracy counts, including plotting to provide material support ...

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