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The Caribbean Diaspora

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: In the 1960`s the Caribbean`s Diaspora had a distinctive identity.  It predominantly comprised of migrants who had grown up or been born in the region, understood it well and maintained a close relationship with family and friends at home.   Most planned to return one day, sent back remittances on a ...

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Former Haitian American Radio Personality Laid To Rest

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 21, 2009: A former radio personality at WLIB Radio was laid to rest over the weekend, just days after his death from colon cancer. Stanley Barbot, 47, former WLIB Radio host of the `Moman Kreyol` (Moment Creole) radio show, was laid to rest on Saturday following a service in Cambria Heights, Queens. Barbot died ...

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President Of Philly Caribbean Carnival Dead

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Mon. Sept. 21, 2009: The founder of the Philly Caribbean Carnival is set to be laid to rest tomorrow. The Trinidad-born Jerome Henry passed away on September 15th. Henry was part of the group that formed the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Carnival Association in 1999 to bring carnival to the state of Pennsylvania.  He was instrumental in organizing the ...

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DR-Born Giants Baseball Prospect Suspected Of Murder

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 21, 2009: A 19-year-old Dominican Republic-born baseball prospect for the San Francisco Giants is suspected of murder. Angel Villalona, the Giants first base prospect who was given the largest signing bonus at $2.1 million, has turned himself into authorities in the Dominican Republic in the alleged murder of a 25-year-old DR man. DR police ...

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Haitian Family Of Six Found Murdered

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Mon. Sept. 21, 2009: Collier County authorities yesterday were still trying to locate a 33-year-old father and husband who is believed to have slaughtered his wife and five kids. Detectives in Collier County on Saturday found the bodies of Haitian migrant Guerline Damas, 32 along with her children: Michzach, 9; Marven, 6; Maven, 5; Megan, 3; and ...

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Belizean New Yorker Honored

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Mon. Sept. 21, 2009: A New York-based Belize national was among 18 others honored over the weekend at the country`s annual national awards ceremony. Compton Fairweather, who has been living in New York for several decades, was awarded the country`s second highest award, the Order of Belize. Fairweather was the head of ...

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Belize Introduces Immigration Amnesty

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Sat. Sept. 19, 2009:  The government of Belize has introduced a long term immigration policy which includes an amnesty program. Minister of National Security, Carlos Perdomo, made the disclosure yesterday at a swearing in ceremony at the George Price Centre for 35 news citizens. Perdomo said the move is to ensure that ...

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U.S. Lauds Saint Kitts And Nevis On Independence Day

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sat. Sept. 19, 2009: U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, yesterday paid tribute to the federation of St. Kitts and Nevis as the islands get ready to celebrate its independence today. `On behalf of the people of the United States, I extend my congratulations to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis as they celebrate 26 ...

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Sir James Returns To Politics In St. Vincent

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Fri. Sept. 18, 2009:  Former St. Vincent Prime Minister, Sir James Mitchell, who is now 78 years old, has come out of retirement after eight years to lend support to the New Democratic Party, which he founded nearly three decades ago. Mitchell made his grand re-entry at the launching of a `Vote ...

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Barclays Under Fire Over Cayman Island Deal

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 18, 2009: Barclays bank has come under fire over a $12 billion Cayman Island deal. The deal will see the bank`s toxic debt being transferred to an offshore company in the British-dependent island. The fund is being managed by 45 of its former staffers, Guardian UK reports indicate. It will be called the Protium fund ...

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