Caribbean Medals Tally Now 19 At 2010 Commonwealth Games

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CaribWorldNews, DELHI, India, Tues. Oct. 12, 2010: Caribbean athletes participating in the 2010 Commonwealth Games have racked up a total of   medals to date. Jamaica leads the Caribbean total with six medals to date. They include two gold, three silver and one bronze. Jamaica has the win in the men`s […]

Lower Fares Key To Intra-Regional Tourism: Caribbean Airline Execs.

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 CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Oct. 12, 2010: Partnership is key to lowering fares and improving intra-regional tourism, an established and an emerging player in the Caribbean airline market said yesterday. In a lively session to cap the Caribbean Tourism Organization`s Leadership Strategy Conference in Barbados Monday, LIAT CEO Brian Challenger […]

Jamaica Murder Rate Hits A Low

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Oct. 12, 2010: Jamaica`s murder rate has reached a historic low, police officials said Monday. Jamaica police said Tuesday that for the first time since July 2002 when 72 murderers were recorded, the number of murders committed in a single month fell below 80, with the […]

Curaçao Becomes World`s Newest Country

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CaribWorldNews, WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Mon. Oct. 11, 2010: The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao yesterday, October 10, 2010, became an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Curaçao will now exclusively reap the benefit of taxes brought in from its rapidly developing tourist industry. The change in Curaçao`s status to […]

Haiti Still Trapped In The Emergency Phase Says D.C. Organization

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, DC, Fri. Oct. 8, 2010:  Some ten months after the devastating earthquake of January 12th, over one million Haitians remain displaced and live in fear of hunger, rape, intimidation and forced eviction, a rights organization said this week. Refugees International, a Washington, DC-based organization that advocates to end […]

Former Jamaica Minister Could Face Manslaughter Charges

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 8, 2010: Jamaica`s former agriculture minister could face manslaughter charges for causing a death by dangerous driving. The Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn has ruled that Roger Clarke, a high ranking member of Jamaica`s opposition People`s National Party and a Member of Parliament, could  […]