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Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination In New Jersey Civil Service Examination

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Jan. 8, 2010: The U.S. Justice Department has slapped the state of New Jersey and the New Jersey Civil Service Commission alleging discrimination. The lawsuit alleges a pattern or practice of employment discrimination against African-Americans and Hispanics and challenges New Jersey`s use of a written examination for promotion to the rank of police sergeant in localities ...

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MINUSTAH Lending A Helping Hand in Haiti Election

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 8, 2010: The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti, MINUSTAH, is lending a helping hand to the Caribbean nation as it prepares for legislative elections. MINUSTAH is providing secondary support in logistics, security and raising public awareness while leaving the primary organizing role to the national authorities. `It is the responsibility of the Haitian ...

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Buju Banton`s Label Chooses Top Defense Attorney

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Jan. 7, 2010: Buju Banton`s record executives have chosen a nationally recognized criminal defense lawyer to fight federal drug charges brought against the renowned reggae singer. Miami defense attorney David Oscar Markus, past president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Federal Bar Association, has been hired to fight the case brought against ...

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Ten Arrested For Protesting Deportation Of Haitian Migrant

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 7, 2010: Eight members of the clergy and two community activists in New York were on Wednesday arrested by members of the New York Police Department for protesting the deportation of a Haitian activist. Rev. Donna Schaper of the Judson Memorial Church was among those arrested as she and dozens of others protested the ...

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Kenya Says It Has Deported A Controversial Jamaican Cleric

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Jan. 7, 2010: The Kenyan government has sent a Jamaican-born Muslim imam packing despite having trouble finding an airline willing to take him on board as a passenger. Radical Muslim, Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal, was yesterday deported, Police spokesman Eric Kiraithe told the BBC, adding that his final destination was Jamaica. Al-Faisal, born Trevor William Forrest in ...

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Choice Hotels International Welcomes Two New Milestone Hotels in Haiti

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ — While hotel development across the globe has slowed, leading lodging company Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is pleased to announce the future addition of two new Caribbean hotels to its portfolio of more than 6,000 franchised properties worldwide. The new Comfort Inn hotel and Ascend Collection member hotel mark the first-ever Choice-brand ...

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Allen Stanford`s Daughter Could Face Contempt Charge

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. Jan. 7, 2010: The daughter of accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford, has to appear in a Dallas court later this month to show why she should not be held in contempt of court. Judge David C. Godbey on Wednesday set a show cause hearing for Jan. 28th in the case of Randi Stanford versus court-appointed ...

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Nigerian Indicted For Attempted Bombing Of Christmas Day Flight

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 7, 2010: The 23-year-old Nigerian national who allegedly tried to blow up Northwest Airlines flight 253 from Amsterdam on Christmas Day, was yesterday charged in a six-count criminal indictment. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was indicted on charges of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction among other charges, which carries a term of life imprisonment if ...

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St. Kitts Records One Not Two Murders

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Thurs. Jan. 7, 2010: St. Kitts Commissioner of Police says the island has recorded one and not two murders so far this year. Commissioner Austin Williams insisted that despite a CaribWorldNews report Wednesday, that the Federation has so far only recorded one murder – that of Keithron Stanley, 26, on Jan. 1, 2010. The other reported ...

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Cuba Ministry Continues Protest Of Extra Screening

CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: Cuba`s foreign ministry wants answers as to why its citizens are being put through extra screening upon entering the U.S. The protests come as the United States has demanded more careful screening for citizens of 14 nations deemed security risks – including Cuba – and for people traveling from those countries. But Cuba ...

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