Jamaica Swine Flu Rate Passes 80 Mark

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Sept. 1, 2009: Jamaica`s swine flu rate is now at 81, according to latest statistics from the island`s Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health said Monday the number climbed after officials confirmed an additional case Friday. Authorities are urging continued vigilance for Influenza A(H1N1) despite […]

Caribbean American Author Puts Spotlight On Nannies

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 31, 2009: A Caribbean American migrant and former babysitter has turned the spotlight on the many Caribbean `nannies` across the U.S. who are helping to raise the children of many Caucasian Americans. Bianca Jacobs, aka Nandi, recently released `The True Nanny Diaries,` which  tells […]

U.S. Congratulates T&T On Independence

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Aug. 31, 2009: The U.S. is lauding Trinidad and Tobago as it marks its forty-seventh anniversary of independence today. U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a message to Trinidad and Tobago and its people on Sunday, expressed `warmest wishes will be with the people […]

Iberostar Adds To Caribbean Job Losses

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 31, 2009: Job losses in the Caribbean tourism sector are expected to grow again; this time with the temporary closing of the Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Hotel in Jamaica. Hotel officials said some 330 employees represented by the University and Allied Workers Union will lose […]

Cuba Tourism Booms While Rest Of Caribbean Suffers

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CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Mon. Aug. 31, 2009: Cuba is reporting a rise in tourist arrivals for July even as many other Caribbean islands are registering declines. Some 200,000 tourists arrived in Cuba in July, a 6 percent increase as compared to the same period of 2008, according to the Cuban […]

OAS Head In Barbados

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Aug. 31, 2009: Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Jose Miguel Insulza, is in Barbados for an official visit.Insulza is slated to visit the Caribbean island through Tuesday, September 1st. While here, Insulza is set to pay courtesy calls on Governor General, Sir Clifford […]