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United States And UNASUR To Discuss Security Issues

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. Jan. 29, 2010:  In what can be regarded as an advance in relations between the United States (US) and the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in a letter on January 19th to Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, revealed that the American government was ready to hold dialogue ...

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Billy Ocean Rocks Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

CaribWorldNews, MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Sat. Jan. 30, 2010: Trinidad-born Leslie Sebastian Charles, aka Billy Ocean, returned to rock Jamaica and he did Friday night at the new venue of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival – the Greenfield Stadium in Trelawny. The Grammy Award winning Ocean kept fans on their feet and begging for more as he closed the show ...

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The Latest on Haiti Relief Efforts: Hear From Save the Children’s Emergency Health and Nutrition Adv

***** MEDIA ADVISORY FOR AUDIO PRESS BRIEFING ON HAITI TODAY – THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, AT 1 PM EST ***** WHO:  Save the Children, American Red Cross, Catholic Relief Services, Habitat for Humanity, World Vision, and other members of InterAction, a coalition of more than 150 U.S. humanitarian organizations. WHAT:  Save the Children and other U.S. humanitarian relief organizations will share ...

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`Hope for Haiti Now` Hits $66 Million Mark

NEW YORK, Jan. 27  /PRNewswire/ — `Hope for Haiti Now` today announced that it has raised more than $66 million to date for Haiti relief and recovery efforts.  The figure includes proceeds from sales of the `Hope for Haiti Now` album, a collection of live performances from last week`s global telethon that today became the first-ever digital-only album to debut ...

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St. Kitts PM Takes Oath of Office

CaribWorldNews, BASSETTERRE, St. Kitts, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2010: St. Kitts and Nevis`s Dr. Denzil Douglas, was yesterday sworn in as the fourth prime minister of the federation. `I Dr. Denzil Llewellyn Douglas, do swear, that I will honor, uphold and preserve, the Constitution of St. Christopher and Nevis and the Law, that I will conscientiously, impartially and to the best ...

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Sharpton Pledges To Stand By Yele Haiti

CaribWorldNews, HARLEM, NY, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2010: Rev. Al Sharpton yesterday pledged to stand by Wyclef Jean and his Yele Haiti Foundation amidst reports that the Haitian-born singer was paid in 2006 to perform at his own benefit for the foundation. Sharpton joined Jean and several other black leaders at a press conference at National Action Network’s House of Justice ...

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Buju Banton Ensnared By Govt.?

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Weds. Jan. Top attorney for Jamaican reggae star, Buju Banton, claims the singer was entrapped by the U.S. government. In court documents filed Tuesday, Attorney David Markus claims the U.S. government used a paid informant to convince his client to buy cocaine, according to a St. Petersburg Times report. Markus also wants the informant`s identity revealed. Banton, ...

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Guyanese Busted With Drugs

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: A Guyanese woman has been busted with a ganja-filled bra at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. Dorothy Sears was busted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with the drugs during a pat down search. Further search revealed 54 pounds of cocaine worth $1.7 million in her luggage, ...

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