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Barbados Cannot Continue To Ignore Problem Of Undocumented – PM

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Mar. 29, 2010:  Barbados cannot continue to `bury its head in the sand` and ignore the fact that there is a serious problem with undocumented immigrants here.   That`s the word from the country`s Prime Minister, David Thompson. Thompson made the comments while speaking during the final Town Hall meeting to discuss the Green Paper on Immigration ...

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Dominican Republic National Makes Most Wanted List

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Mar. 29, 2010:  A 35-year-old Dominican Republic man has been added to the US Marshals 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list. The U.S. Marshals Service added Enrique Done to their 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list on March 24, 2010. He is also wanted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on an outstanding arrest warrant for deportation. ...

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Guyana President Reiterates Call For Debt Relief For Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Mar. 29, 2010: Guyana`s President Bharrat Jagdeo has reiterated his call for urgent debt relief for the Caribbean by international financial institutions. The Guyana head of state and head of a special task force of the Caribbean Community to assess the financial crisis in the region said Friday that the Caribbean is on the verge of ...

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Haiti Rebuilding Must Also Focus On People – Workshop

CaribWorldNews, CORAL GABLES, FL, Fri. Mar. 26, 2010: Rebuilding efforts must not only focus on providing shelter and services but also on strengthening the resilience of the Haitian people and their communities to future earthquakes and other natural hazards. That`s the word from a recent workshop on `Rebuilding for Resilience: How Science and Engineering Can Inform Haiti`s Reconstruction,` held in ...

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Judge Says He Cannot Intervene In Jail House Rules In Banton Case

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Fri. Mar. 26, 2010: A judge has ruled that he cannot interfere with jail house procedures in the case of reggae singer Buju Banton. U.S. Magistrate Anthony Porcelli made the ruling Friday morning at a hearing based on dietary concerns from the defense. Porcelli said he would not interfere with operations of the Pinella County Jail and ...

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Surinamese Re-Elected Assistant Secretary General Of The OAS

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: The Suriname-born Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States was on Wednesday returned to his post. Ambassador Albert R. Ramdin, was re-elected yesterday to a second five-year term following an election held during the Thirty-Ninth Special Session of the OAS General Assembly at the Organization`s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Assistant Secretary ...

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Michael Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Could Face New Woes

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: The now famous doctor of the King of Pop, Caribbean-born Conrad Murray, could have additional woes to cope with. Dr. Murray, who was born in Grenada, West Indies, could have his medical license revoked if a petition filed in Los Angeles by Jerry Brown on behalf of the California Medical Board is ...

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Haitian Writer Named Artist For Peace

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: A Haitian writer has been named an artist for peace by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Frankétienne was given the recognition for his contribution to French-language literature, his commitment to preserving Haitian culture and his contribution to the promotion of the agency`s ideals, a statement said Wednesday. A writer, actor, ...

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Several Latin American Firms Sanctioned For Corruption

CaribWorldNews, CANCÚN, México, Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: Sixteen Latin American firms have been sanctioned for alleged fraud and corruption by the Inter-American Development Bank. The Bank this week applied 52 sanctions – 36 to individuals and 16 to firms – as a result of 152 investigations of alleged fraud and corruption cases carried out during 2009, according to a report ...

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Rihanna For Nickelodeon Kids` Choice Awards

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Mar, 24, 2010: Bajan Grammy-winning star Rihanna is among the top acts set for this year`s Nickelodeon Kids` Choice Awards. The singer, whose `Rude Boy` this week hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, is set to perform for the throngs of screaming fans at the awards this Saturday from UCLA`s Pauley Pavilion ...

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