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Mocking Alexander Hamilton From Nevis

Commentary By Arthur Piccolo CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 15, 2009: We find it nothing less than absurd that the Premier of the island of Nevis, Joseph Parry, came to New York City earlier this month to promote investment by intoning the name of The Great Alexander Hamilton. This move was highly hypocritical as Parry did not respond to ...

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What Walter Rodney Did For Guyana

By David Hinds CaribWorldNews, PHONEIX, Arizona, Mon. June 15, 2009: As we observed the 29th anniversary of Walter Rodney`s assassination on Saturday June 13, it was a good time to reflect on his role and legacy to Guyana. Some people like to have it both ways. They want to suck cane and blow whistle at the same time. According to ...

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LA Company Wins Trinidad And Tobago Highway Contract

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Mon. June 15, 2009: A Los Angeles company has been awarded a ten million plus contract to provide project management services for Phase 1 of the National Highway Network Project. AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced it has been awarded ...

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World In Earliest Days Of Flu Pandemic – WHO

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 15, 2009: The world is now at the start of the 2009 influenza pandemic. That`s the word from the World Health Organization. Dr Margaret Chan, Director-general of the WHO, moved the level of swine flu influenza pandemic alert from phase 5 to phase 6 late Friday, or to a pandemic stage.  But the WHO ...

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Where Is Judge Sotomayor On Immigration?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: Judge Sonia Sotomayor`s immigrant roots has also raised questions on her position on immigration, a hot button issue across the U.S. But an American Civil Liberties Union report says an examination of Judge Sotomayor`s decisions show `an even-handed approach` by the daughter of Puerto Rican migrants. The ACLU this week released a ...

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CaribID Kicks Off Census PSA Campaign

CaribPRWire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: CaribID, the movement to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted and their own category on the U.S. Census form, has kicked off its own multi-media PSA campaign to encourage Caribbean Americans to participate in the 2010 Census. The radio commercials began running on several Caribbean programs across the U.S. last Friday, including on ...

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Political Rumble For Brooklyn This Saturday

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: A popular Caribbean television program will this weekend host a political rumble for the candidates seeking election in the 45th councilmatic seat in Brooklyn, NY.  Whatz Up TV, one of New York City`s more popular Caribbean television programs is bringing politics to the people  with its `Rumble in Da Hood` political debate. ...

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Jamaican Migrant To Stay Jailed For Now

CaribWorldNews, CALGARY, Canada, Fri. June 12, 2009: A 25-year-old Jamaican was ordered to stay in jail until he is deported this week by the Immigration and Refugee Board. Leaford Lewin is set to be deported back to the homeland he left behind at age four after serving jail time in Canada for sexual assault with a gun. The Board said ...

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Accused Cuban Spies Ordered Held Without Bail

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 12, 2009: An elderly couple accused of spying for Cuba have been ordered held without bail. Walter Kendall Myers, 72, and his wife, Gwendolyn, 71, were this week ordered held by Judge John M. Facciola. Myers, a retired State Department analyst is accused of spying for Cuba for three decades. The two were arrested last ...

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Lexicographer Among Famous Caribbean Americans

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: A Caribbean American was among the editors who worked on the Dictionary of American Regional English. Jamaican-born lexicographer and linguist, Frederic Gomes Cassidy immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1919. He went on to attend Oberlin College and the University of Michigan where he obtained a PhD. In 1939, he ...

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