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Over Two Centuries After Hamilton`s Death Caribbean Americans Still Cannot Self-Identify

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 14, 2009: Two hundred and five years after the death of America`s greatest immigrant from the Caribbean, Alexander Hamilton, the Caribbean immigrant bloc remains unable to accurately self-identify on the U.S. Census form.   Despite Hamilton`s contribution in the 1700s and the historic contribution of hundreds of other Caribbean nationals to the history of ...

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Smugglers Who Held Cuban Nationals For Ransom Jailed

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. July 14, 2009: Five migrant smugglers from Miami will spend the next two and one-half to five years in federal prison for alien smuggling for ransom. Nelson Martinez Almeida, 27, Rudivaldo Mojena, 29, Juliet Toledo Duartes, 32, Ricardo Mojena Velazquez, 31, and Lazaro Martinez Munoz, 45, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Paul C. Huck after ...

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St. Vincent Cops Placed On Leave In `Brutality` Case

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tues. July 14, 2009: Four cops in St. Vincent and the Grenadines were on Monday placed on administrative leave after being charged with using excessive force to restrain two teenage robbery suspects.   The four officers, two corporals and two constables, have been charged with assault and causing grievous bodily harm to two ...

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Thirty Years Since Guyana-Based Priest`s Murder

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. July 14, 2009: Today marks 30 years since the murder of British-born, Guyana-based Jesuit priest, Father Bernard Darke. Darke, then a photographer of the Guyana Catholic Standard was murdered by a mob as he took photos of a Working Peoples Alliance demonstration in Georgetown, Guyana against the then government of Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham on July ...

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Antigua Sued By Stanford Investors

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Tues. July 14, 2009: Seven investors in the R. Allen Stanford company are suing the government of Antigua and Barbuda.   In a suit filed in a Houston Court Monday, the seven claim that the government of Antigua and Barbuda should pay them at least $8 billion in damages since the Caribbean nation helped the financier engineer ...

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Bahamas Murder Victim`s Daughter Linked To Homicide?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 13, 2009: The 16-year-old daughter of a West Palm Beach woman killed in the Bahamas could be linked to the murder. Bahamas Press is reporting that 33-year-old Anna Garrison`s daughter, Madison Pugh, may be involved in the homicide. Garrison`s body was found last Saturday wrapped in a plastic bag and bedsheet and dumped by ...

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Stanford Hedges Bet On Appellate Court

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Mon. July 13, 2009: Indicted financier, Sir Allen Stanford, is hoping an appellate court will free him from the federal prison he’s currently forced to call home. Stanford`s lawyer on Friday said he will take the case to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals after Judge David Hittner, without explanation, denied a request to reconsider his June ...

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Man Charged With Wife`s Killing In Guyana

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. July 13, 2009: The ex-husband of a Maryland woman has been charged with her murder in the South American nation of Guyana. Police in Guyana charged Cobina Barker, aka Alex Barker, with murder on Friday, saying he killed his ex-wife Roselaine Hall and buried her in a shallow grave. Hall moved to Guyana in 2004 to ...

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Caribbean Swine Flu Deaths Increase

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 13, 2009: Deaths from swine flu in the Caribbean have jumped to four, with the latest occurring in Jamaica. The island recorded its second death Friday, health officials said, as the total number of reported cases jumped from 32 to 39. The latest victim of the disease also died at the University Hospital. The ...

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