No Guantanamo Bay Tour For U.S. Congressman`s Guests

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: .A Republican congressman in Michigan is questioning why his request to let state and local officials tour the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is being denied. U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, R-Mich., the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, said the Obama administration`s […]

Three Dead In St. Lucia Fire

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CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: Three people are reportedly dead after an early morning fire at the St Jude’s Hospital in St Lucia. Star reports indicate that the fire broke out 12:30 and 1 a.m. at the hospital and soon engulfed  the entire Surgical Ward of the […]

Jamaica`s Jazz Great Monty Alexander Returns To Lincoln Center

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CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: Catch the `Harlem-Kingston Express` as Jamaica’s internationally acclaimed Jazz piano great, Monty Alexander, C.D. (Commander of Distinction-Jamaica), returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room for four shows, October 2 and 3 at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.  Alexander has been broughts […]

Powell Voices Pride In West Indian Heritage

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Aug. 8, 2009: Former U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, used his presence at the annual West Indian American Day Carnival in Brooklyn, to pay tribute to the many West Indians who have come to the shores of America. `Today is a day when we celebrate […]

Caribbean Mas Players Get Creative At Brooklyn Carnival

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 8, 2009: Carnival experts say the real mas is `ole mas or `jouvert,` the revelry that takes place prior to the annual West Indian Labor Day Carnival on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. And this year, the creativity of the jouvert players could not be missed […]

Former `Grenada 17` Prisoner Relieved To Be Home

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CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Tues. Sept. 8, 2009: A former member of the  much-touted `Grenada 17` group of prisoners, is speaking for the first time since his surprise release from jail Saturday. Former Deputy Prime Minister of Grenada, Bernard Coard,  exclaimed he is relieved but surprised to be released from […]

Jamaican Killed At Brooklyn Labor Day B-B-Q

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 8, 2009: A 25-year-old Jamaican man was one of two men shot dead yesterday at an all-night barbecue in Brooklyn, New York. Police identified the Jamaican victim as Marvin Brown, a construction worker who just finished taking classes to become an ambulance driver. Brown was […]

Wife Of Guyana`s First President Dead At 77

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Sept. 8, 2009: The wife of Guyana`s first President, the late Arthur Chung, has passed away after a brief illness. She was 77. The Office of the President said Doreen Pamela Chung, died Saturday but funeral arrangements were still up in the air as of last […]