U.S., Caribbean For Meeting on Security Cooperation

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. May 18, 2009: The United States and the nations of the Caribbean will gather in Paramaribo, Suriname later this week for the U.S.-Caribbean Technical Meeting on Security Cooperation. The meeting, set for May 20, will develop joint strategies to address common security concerns and increased violence […]

Student With Jamaican Roots Delivers Villanova University Address

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CaribWorldNews, Villanova, PA, Mon. May 18, 2009: An engineering student with Jamaican roots on Sunday delivered the commencement address on behalf of students at Villanova university, a Catholic university in Pennsylvania. Sherrie Ann Martin, born of Jamaican parents in the U.S., delivered the address at the 2009 graduation ceremony, where […]

CARICOM Govts. Must Negotiate More Rapidly

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. May 18, 2009: For much of the last week, European and Central American Ministers and trade negotiators have been in dialogue in Prague and Brussels. Their objective has been to achieve by July 10 an association agreement that will link the two regions […]

The Dismissed Caribbean American Marketplace

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 15, 2009: Jamaican marketer, Andrea Bullens, says she`s largely given up approaching major corporations and their agencies for advertising dollars, as she`s tired of being asked for numbers she does not have. Bullens` company is the sales outfit for CIN, the main Caribbean television […]

A Quality Of Voices

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Commentary By Steinberg Henry CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Fri. May 15 2009: Five years ago I was outside Walgreens on Merrick Boulevard in Laurelton, Queens and met a Jamaican woman eager to share `The Word` with me. She carried those tracts containing summarized Biblical passages, words for the day, scriptural readings […]

Standford CIO Pleads Not Guilty

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. May 15, 2009: Former chief investment officer of the Stanford Group has pleaded not guilty to obstruction of justice. Laura Pendergest-Holt on Thursday said she was not guilty of one count of conspiring to obstruct a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into the Houston-based Stanford Financial […]

Haitian Migrant`s Asylum Hope Revived

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. May 15, 2009: A Haitian migrant`s hope of asylum in the U.S. was revived recently after a San Francisco Court ruled that the Board of Immigration Appeals erred in its judgment. The 9th Circuit of Appeals in San Francisco concluded that the BIA violated its […]

Guyanese Among Four Nabbed For Smuggling Humans

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CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. May 15, 2009: A Guyanese woman, believed to be working with a band of human smugglers, has been busted by Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Savita Singh, 43, of St. Stephen was arrested this week along with Vaughn McLuskey, 71, of Fredericton and Ontario residents Mohammed Habib-Yusef, […]

Barbados Credit Rating Could Be Downgraded

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 15, 2009: Ratings service, Moody`s may downgrade the credit ratings of the island of Barbados, reports indicate. Dow Jones reports on Thursday claimed the agency is reviewing its credit ratings on Barbados` foreign- and local-currency bonds to possibly downgrade the overall rating as government […]