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UN Boss Promises Caribbean Help For Crime And Climate Change

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has promised help to the Caribbean in tackling climate change and the growing threat of organized transnational crime in the region, a St. Kitts government statement claims. Ban Ki Moon who reportedly made the commitment during a meeting with Caribbean leaders on Saturday, among them ...

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Caribbean National To Oversee Gitmo

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: A Caribbean national will soon take over as deputy commander of the U.S. joint military task force that runs the Guantanamo Bay U.S. prison. Army Brig. Gen. Timothy L. Lake was on Friday named to the post. Lake was born in the British–dependent territory of Anguilla and is a graduate of the North ...

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Slaughtered Haitian Family To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: A Haitian family of six, allegedly murdered by their husband and father, will be laid to rest on Saturday. The funeral service for Guerline Dam, 32;  Michzach, 9; Marven, 6; Maven, 5; Megan, 3; and Morgan, 11 months, is scheduled for Oct.3rd at the First Baptist Church of Naples. More than 1,000 relatives ...

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Haitian American Mowed down By Drunk Cop

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: The 33-year-old daughter of a Haitian-born pastor was killed early yesterday morning after she was mowed down by an apparently drunk cop. Off-duty New York City police officer Andrew Kelly, 30, was on Sunday arrested and charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated after striking and killing Vionique Valnord as she was ...

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No Full House For Usain Bolt`s Brooklyn Visit

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: The world`s fastest man came to town to meet with the Caribbean Diaspora in New York Saturday in what was expected to be a packed event – except it was not. The Walt Whitman College Theater at Brooklyn, College, was only half full for the event, with some Caribbean groups blaming last minute ...

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Puerto Rico To Add Thousands To Caribbean Job Loss Figures

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: The government of Puerto Rico will add to the unemployment rate of the Caribbean region by laying off more than 16,000 public workers. Some 16,970 employees will be given the pink slip in an effort to prevent the government from shutting down and sinking the island`s credit, Carlos Garcia, president of ...

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Guyana President Slams `Delirious Repetitiveness` At UN

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo has warned against what he called `delirious repetitiveness` by many developed nations. Jagdeo, in his address to the UN General Assembly Thursday, stressed that nowhere was such repetitiveness more evident than in the global economy, which had `catapulted from one calamity to another in recent years, each more ...

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Jay-Z Breaks Silence On Rihanna Abuse Scandal

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: Hip-Hop mogul, Jay-Z, broke his silence on the Rihanna/Chris Brown abuse scandal Thursday, insisting the Barbados-born singer could become a voice for abused teens. Jay-Z, born Shawn Corey Carter, voiced his opinion on the Oprah Winfrey Show, in a one-on-one with the Queen of day time talk. The Brooklyn-born rapper turned record ...

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Accused Jamaican Hijacker Found Guilty

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: A 21-year-old  described as `mentally challenged,` was yesterday found guilty of hijacking in Jamaica. Stephen Fray was found guilty Thursday of hijacking a Canadian jetliner on the Sangster Airport tarmac in Jamaica and of robbery and assault. He will be sentenced Oct. 8. Fray allegedly hijacked a CanJet Airlines plane April 19 while ...

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Jamaican National Wins Gay Caribbean Pageant

CaribWorldNews,  BROOKLYN, New York, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: A Jamaican national was the 2009 winner of the Gay Caribbean/USA Pageant, held this past weekend in Brooklyn, NY. Mimi Mancini walked away with the crown after giving the crowd a jaw dropping experience in the talent segment, performing an impersonation of Dance Hall Queen Lady Saw. In the swimwear section, the ...

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