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Laundering Charge Dismissed Against Husband Of Bermuda Pol.

CaribWorldNews, MORRISTOWN, NJ, Thurs. June 4, 2009: Charges of money laundering were on Wednesday dismissed against the husband of a Bermudan politician and two other men. The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office dismissed the charges against Dennis Pamplin, 59, of New Rochelle, N.Y., Mark Small, 31, of Elmont, N.Y., and Ronald Ellis, 29, of Deltona, Fl., after the trio forfeited the ...

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White House Proclamation Comes On Heels Of CWNN Query

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 3, 2009: A Caribbean American Heritage Month proclamation was on Tuesday issued by the White House, a day after a CaribWorldNews query of administration’s plans for the month. It comes after CWNN Tuesday questioned whether the White House under President Barack Obama was ignoring the month given its non-response to several queries made in recent ...

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Haitian Among Four Others Charged Anew In Terror Plot

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 3, 2009: Haitian national Laguerre Payen was among four others slapped with new charges for a May New York terror plot Tuesday. Federal prosecutors in New York yesterday unveiled new charges against Payen as well as accused ringleader, James Cromitie and David Williams and Onta Williams, who are suspected of plotting to blow up ...

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St. Lucians Nabbed For Coke Trafficking

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. June 3, 2009: A thirty-two-year-old St. Lucian woman has been charged with trying to smuggle two pounds of cocaine into Britain by hiding it under her wig. While a St. Lucian man has been found with four pounds of the drug.  Chermisa Lisa Daniel was stopped by border patrol officials at Gatwick Airport Sunday, after arriving ...

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Jamaica: Some Teen Girls Have Multiple Sex Partners

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 3, 2009: Some fourteen-year-old girls in Jamaica have had up to six sexual partners, a new study claims. The study examining risky sexual behaviour of children under the age of 14 by the island`s Ministry of Health`s National HIV/STI Programme, made the startling claim this week. Dr. Kevin Harvey said the study of 3,000 school ...

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Virginia Group Asked For Info. On Carib News Event

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 3, 2009: A Virginia-based policy center says it has been asked by the House Ethics Committee to provide `documented violations of House Rules that prohibit corporate sponsorship of travel and hospitality` relating to the Carib News Foundation business conference in the Caribbean. The National Legal and Policy Center`s Peter Flaherty, said the organization has been ...

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High Level Of Undercount Among Afro-Caribbean New Yorkers

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 3, 2009: New York City planning officials on Tuesday admitted that there was a very high percentage of Afro-Caribbean New Yorkers who are undercounted mainly because they do not fill out the Census form. The disclosure came at a press briefing hosted by officials of the newly-created New York City Census department and the ...

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Guyana`s Lady Guymine To Be Waked In New York

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. June 2, 2009: Top Guyanese calypsonian, Lady Guymine, is set to be waked in New York this Thursday, a week after she passed away in the capital of her homeland. Born Monica Chopperfield, Lady Guymine, will be remembered at the wake planned for June 4th from 7 p.m. at the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church Hall, 2806 ...

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Is The White House Ignoring Caribbean Heritage Month?

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 2, 2009: President George Bush in 2006 signed Caribbean Heritage Month into law and each June since, it was marked at the White House. This June, however, the Barack Obama administration has yet to tell CaribWorldNews of its plans to honor Caribbean Americans this month. The many Caribbean nationals who voted for Obama, donated or ...

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Regionalism And Unity in CARICOM

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. June 2, 2009: A little over a week ago, Sir Shridath Ramphal addressed some of those who will be the region`s future Ambassadors. His comments were framed in the context of Caribbean foreign policy. However, they also spoke to the future of regionalism in a Caribbean that, in the true meaning of the ...

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