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Caribbean Diaspora Conference on Haiti For D.C.

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 17, 2010: Former Prime Minister of Jamaica. P.J. Patterson is among some of the region`s brightest minds set to participate in a conference on Haiti tomorrow. The Caribbean Diaspora Conference on Haiti aims to focus on ways the region`s nationals abroad can assist in the reconstruction and development of Haiti`s earthquake ravaged capital. It is ...

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Jamaica Puts Another Curfew In Place

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Jamaican police have instituted another curfew over parts of Kingston, the country`s capital. Police say the 48-hour curfew will stay in place until Friday in several slums in the capital. Assistant Commissioner Leon Rose said Wednesday that security forces are `looking for wanted men, weapons and ammunition` and the curfew is necessary to ...

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LIAT Airlines Grounded By Pilots

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Weds. June 16, 2010:  LIAT airlines has been grounded to a halt today after pilots throughout the network staged a sick out. The action comes a day after Chairman of the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association, Captain Michael Blackburn, met with acting Chief Executive officer of the airline, Brian Challenger to settle retroactive holiday and vacation ...

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Young Haitian Film Makers Aim To Revitalise Their Country`s Cinema

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. June 16, 2010: When the earthquake hit the southern Haitian town of Jacmel on January 12th, students at the country`s only film school, Ciné Institute, were on the ground within hours. Their classrooms collapsed but they salvaged what equipment they could and filmed the aftermath, the rescue efforts, and the collapse of buildings weakened by the ...

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Haiti`s PM Seeks Florida Investors

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI BEACH, FL, Weds. June 16, 2010: Haiti`s Prime Minister is pitching investment opportunities in his earthquake-ravaged country in Florida. Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive told The Associated Press on Tuesday that jobs are needed in Haiti to help the Caribbean country rebuild. And he insists that Haiti is committed to fighting corruption and to holding elections as scheduled in ...

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Jamaica Puts up Small Reward For Dudus

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 16, 2010: Jamaica`s security forces are still on the search for Christopher `Dudus` Coke, posting a small reward for his capture Tuesday. The country is offering a US$20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the reputed drug lord, who is at the center of a bloody manhunt and is wanted in the U.S. ...

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ICE Nabs Puerto Rican For Child Porn

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. June 15, 2010: A 55-year-old Puerto Rican has been nabbed for possession of child pornography. Secundino De Jesus-Colon was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents during the execution of a federal search warrant at his residence in the municipality of Cidra. The search warrant and subsequent arrest of De Jesus-Colon stemmed from ...

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Panday`s Brother Named To Trinidad And Tobago Senate

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Weds. June 16, 2010: The brother of former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, Basdeo Panday, has been named to a post in the Senate. Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar this week named Subhas Panday Leader of Government Business in the Senate. Persad-Bissessar described Subhas Panday as a `loyal soldier` while the younger Panday telling reporters he was ...

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U.S. Trade Delegation For Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 16, 2010: Six U.S. Department of Commerce officials along with seven small- and medium-sized U.S. businesses are set to arrive on a trade mission to, Jamaica today, June 16th. The three-day visit will last through June 19th and will be led by Rick Wade, senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to U.S. Commerce Secretary ...

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Most Caribbean Nations Make Tier Two List Of U.S. Trafficking Report

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 15, 2010: When it comes to trafficking in persons, most Caribbean nations still are not  yet fully compliant with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000`s minimum standards, landing them on the Tier Two list of the U.S. trafficking in persons report. The latest report from the U.S. State Department Monday show most Caribbean nations ...

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