Puerto Rico Fire Finally Extinguished

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Mon. Oct. 26, 2009: A fire that raged for two days at an oil storage depot outside San Juan, Puerto Rico is finally out.  Firefighters in Puerto Rico said they were finally able to extinguish the blaze late Saturday. The fire began early Friday morning following an […]

Africa, The Caribbean And Europe Meet In Harlem

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By Bevan Springer CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2009: As I am sure many stories in New York City go, I stumbled across an interesting little eatery on the corner of 125th street and 5th Avenue in the village of Harlem. I had just been across at the Consulate […]

Sentencing Date Set For Former Aide To Caribbean Councilman

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: The former chief of staff to a Caribbean-born New York City councilman is set to be sentenced next week for his role in stealing taxpayer dollars. Asquith Reid, the Jamaica-born former top staffer to Vincentian Councilman Kendall Stewart, faces sentencing for his […]

Priest Nabbed For Sex Abuse In Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: A former Ontario priest is now facing twelve charges that he sexually abused several Haitian boys. Father Joao Jose Correira Duarte, also known as John, 43, was arrested on Tuesday at a hotel in Puerto Plata, Hoy Digital reports indicate. Duarte is accused […]

Turks & Caicos Former Leader Cleared Of Sex Assault

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CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: Former Turks & Caicos premier Michael Misick has been cleared of a sex assault charge. The case was yesterday discontinued due to a lack of evidence, Attorney General Kurt DeFreitas said. DeFreitas revealed that the decision was made after a […]

Haitians Shot In Dominican Border Zone

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CaribWorldNews, SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: Four Haitians reportedly making charcoal in a remote part of the Dominican Republic have been shot dead. Dominican Today reports indicate that 18 Haitians were in a remote area of southwest Independencia province of the DR when they were surprised by native […]

Four Dead In Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: Heavy rains in Haiti have claimed four more lives. Authorities yesterday said four people were declared dead and another four missing after heavy rains caused a landslide in Port-au-Prince`s Carrefour slum. Among the dead were a mother and her two children who were […]

Cuban Migrant Among 1,785 Busted

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON , D.C., Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: A Cuban migrant was among 1,785 individuals arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement this week in a bust of criminal gangs across the country. Adalberto Hernandez-Espinoza, 38, a leader of the Florencia-13 gang was arrested in Provo, Utah, on administrative […]