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Obama Pledges Continued Partnership On Haitian Flag Day

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 19, 2010: U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday used Haitian Flay Day to remind Haitians recovering from the devastating January quake that the U.S. remains `a friend and partner.` In congratulating Haitians on another Haitian Flag Day, the President insisted: `The bonds between our nations have been strong and vibrant` since May 18, 1803. But ...

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UK Judge Reprimanded For Snide Comment On Immigrants

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. May 19, 2010: A U.K. judge who described UK immigration policy as `completely lax` during the sentencing of a Jamaican migrant, has been disciplined. Judge Ian Trigger`s comments at the trial of Jamaican Lucien McClearley last year triggered an investigation and this week, a rebuke. Last July, Trigger reportedly told McClearley, who was sentenced for two ...

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Former Turks & Caicos Premier Wants To Return To Politics

CaribWorldNews, PROVINCALES, Turks & Caicos, Weds. May 19, 2010: Former Premier of Turks & Caicos, Michael Misick, apparently wants to return to politics. According to Chris Burke on AllVoices.com, Misick on Tuesday broke his silence by announcing his intention to clear his name and to return to politics. Misick on Tuesday said he plans to return to politics in the ...

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Trinidad Election Voting Begins

CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Weds. May 19, 2010: Voting ahead of the May 24th general election in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago began early Tuesday. Cops and Election Day workers cast their ballots yesterday ahead of next week`s election, the Elections and Boundaries Commission said. The special electors would vote daily until Sunday for a new government. ...

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Jamaica PM Finally Gives Up `President Coke`

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. May 18, 2010: Accused Jamaican-born drug lord, Christopher `Dudus` Coke, also nicknamed the President of Jamaica, could soon be on his way to the U.S. to face drug charges. After months of wrangling with the U.S. and almost losing his own post, Jamaica Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, last night announced that the country`s Minister of Justice, ...

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St. Kitts Customs Discovers 500 Rounds Of Ammunition At Port

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Tues. May 18, 2010: Customs and Excise in St. Kitts and Nevis has seized over 500 rounds of ammunition. A short statement from the Comptroller of Customs said the discovery was made by the Customs K9 Unit during a routine patrol at the Deep Water Port at Bird Rock. `The ammunition was catalogued and turned over ...

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Haiti: US Missionary Freed On Time Served

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues, May 18, 2010: The final American missionary accused of kidnapping 33 Haitian children in January was yesterday freed on time served.Idaho-born Laura Silsby, the organizer of the effort to take the children to an orphanage that was being set up in the Dominican Republic, was convicted of arranging illegal travel Monday. But the judge sentenced her ...

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Jamaicans On Facebook React To PM Decision Not To Resign

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. May 18, 2010: `Bruce u still fi resign. How u a go represent Jamaica on di international scene. Di damage cannot be restored.` That was just one of several comments from Jamaicans of the `Prime Minister Bruce Golding Must Resign` Facebook page last night moments after the country`s leader decided against resigning and informed nationals in ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Helps Sick Airline Passenger

CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Mon. May 17, 2010: The Grenada-born doctor of late American pop King, Michael Jackson, sprang to the rescue of a female airline over the weekend. Reports indicate that Dr. Conrad Murray, 57, who is accused of administering propofol, the drug hat killed Jackson, helped a sick passenger who fainted at 30,000 feet in the air on a ...

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Barbados PM To Travel To New York For Medical Tests

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 17, 2010: Barbados Prime Minister, David Thompson, is set to travel to New York for this week for medical tests. The PM reportedly will fly to New York for tests at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan in the middle of end of this week, after suffering from stomach problems recently. PM Thompson ...

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