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`Most Wanted` Jamaican Fugitive Arrested

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 12, 2009:  A 33-year-old Jamaican national wanted by the Jamaican government as one of their 10 `most wanted` fugitives for a 2008 homicide has been captured by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agents in Miami. Omar Oneal Lewis, who was wanted for murder and was considered the 6th most wanted man in Jamaica, was ...

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Caribbean Nationals Make Interpol`s Most Wanted List

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: As drug trafficking remains a major issue for the Caribbean, several nationals remain on Interpol`s wanted list because of alleged engagement in the illicit activity, a CWNN investigation has found. Among them is Felix Antonio Alberto of the Dominican Republic and Cecil Gregory Boatswain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Both 39-year-olds ...

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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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Jamaica Swine Flu Rate Jumps Again

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. June 12, 2009: Jamaica`s swine flu rate has again jumped, this time to 11. The Jamaica Ministry of Health’s surveillance system said yesterday it detected another confirmed case of Influenza A (H1N1) in the island on Wednesday, June 10, 2009. Confirmatory testing was done at the National Influenza Centre, University of the West Indies. This case ...

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Caribbean American Heritage Month

By Congresswoman Yvette Clarke CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: As a second generation Caribbean- American, American by birth, Caribbean by parentage,   I am proud to join in the celebration of National Caribbean Heritage Month.   Since the passage of the Caribbean-American heritage month resolution that was authored by the Honorable Barbara Lee of California in the U.S. House ...

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NY Senate Leader With Caribbean Roots VowTo Fight Coup

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Democratic New York State Senator, Malcolm Smith, whose roots trace back to Jamaica, was elected to a two year term pursuant to a resolution passed by a majority of senators in January 2009. But this week, Republican senators seized control of the Senate, paralyzing the Capitol and essentially ousting Smith as majority ...

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Digicel Case Against LIME Thrown Out

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 11, 2009: A contempt case brought by Digicel against LIME, a telecommunications rival in Jamaica, has been thrown out by a court judge. Justice Glen Brown dismissed the case brought against LIME, LIME’s Country Manager, Geoff Houston and Executive Vice President, Carrier Services, Lawrence McNaughton and ordered Digicel to pay all of the legal costs ...

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UN Human Rights Expert Condemns Child `Slavery` In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Thousands of Haitian unpaid child laborers are trapped in a `modern form of slavery,` an independent United Nations human rights expert said Wednesday. Gulnara Shahinian, the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery in The Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights` voiced her deep concern over the highly exploitative nature ...

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Barbados` Credit Rating Downgraded

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Barbados` credit rating was on Wednesday downgraded from BBB-plus to BBB by Standard & Poor`s Ratings Services. The outlook on the new rating is stable, as the agency expects the government to tighten its fiscal accounts as of 2010 when the economy is seen stabilizing. S&P said Wednesday it expects Barbados` economy ...

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Accused Holocaust Museum Shooter Also Went After Obama in Net Rants

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 11, 2009: The White Supremacist who allegedly burst into the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Wednesday and gunned down a security guard did not just fume about Jews but he also ranted on the Internet about President Barack Obama and immigrants. James von Brunn`s name dots the net on various White extremists and ...

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