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UN Chief Recommends More MINUSTAH For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 4, 2009: UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, yesterday recommended a 12-month extension of the UN mission in Haiti. In a report released Thursday, Ban said MINUSTAH should be extended through 15 October 2010, with some adjustments to enable it to deploy rapidly and to monitor remote locations, such as border areas and the country`s coastline. ...

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Mormons Given The Boot From Guyana

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. Sept. 3, 2009: Some forty Mormon missionaries, working in Guyana, are getting the boot. The Mormons, mostly from the United States have been ordered to leave Guyana within 30 days, police said Wednesday, because of expired visas. Police Commissioner Henry Greene said the missionaries overstayed their visas and failed to extend their missionary status with the ...

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Amnesty Urges Obama To Lift Cuba Embargo

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 3, 2009: Amnesty International wants President Barack Obama to take the first step towards dismantling the US embargo against Cuba. President Obama has until September 14th to decide whether or not to extend the embargo and Amnesty International wants Obama to make history by lifting the embargo. `This is the perfect opportunity for President ...

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DR, Haiti Warned To Watch Erika

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 3, 2009: The Dominican Republic and Haiti were last night being warned to watch Tropical Strom Erika, which was 70 miles west-southwest of Guadeloupe. The warning comes as Erika continues moving westward and as a tropical storm warning remains in effect for Dominica, Guadeloupe, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat, St. Kitts and ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman Picks Bloomberg`s Challenger

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 3, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette Clarke, has thrown her support to the man challenging New York`s Mayor, Mike Bloomberg for the office. Clarke yesterday announced on the steps of City Hall that she was endorsing New York City Comptroller, Bill Thompson, in his bid to outset the two-term incumbent. Bloomberg pushed for the ...

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Steelie Bashment Remembers Wycliffe `Steely` Johnson

 CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 3, 2009: Dwayne McKay, founder of the popular Steelie Bashment, the NYC-based, Jamaican oriented sound system, is among those voicing sadness at the passing of Wycliffe `Steely` Johnson. Johnson, of Steely and Clevie fame, died this week at a New York hospital after suffering from pneumonia having recovered from kidney complications in December.  Johnson ...

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Erika Brings Storm Warning For Several Caribbean Nations

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, Fl, Weds. Sept. 2, 2009: The Caribbean nations of Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, the Netherland Antilles,  Anguilla, St. Martin and St. Barthelemy were last night under a storm watch. This as the fifth tropical storm of the 2009 hurricane season, Tropical Storm Erika, formed east of the northern Leeward Islands on Tuesday. The Miami-based National ...

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Alleged Jamaican Drug Dealer Indicted In U.S. Court

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 2, 2009: A Jamaican-born accused drug dealer has been indicted in a New York Court on charges of drug and weapons-trafficking. Michael Christopher Coke, otherwise known as Paul Christopher Scott, `Presi,` `General` `Duddus` and `Shortman,` has been indicted on charged of conspiracy to distribute marijuana and cocaine, according to court records obtained by CaribWorldNews. ...

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Pan Am Bid Evaluation Head Enthusiastic About Toronto Venues And Bid Legacy

TORONTO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/- The Pan American Sports Organization`s (PASO) Evaluation Commission left Toronto today, impressed by the city`s bid plans for the 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games, following a busy two-day visit of proposed venues. `Toronto has all the conditions to play host to the Pan American Games in 2015,` said Dr. Julio César Maglione, Chair, PASO Evaluation Commission at ...

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