St. Lucian Deported From Canada

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CaribWorldNews, ONTARIO, Canada, April 19, 2010: A 29-year-old St. Lucian national has taken her daughter and chosen to be deported back to her homeland. Amanda Noel choose deportation for her and her daughter after and Makyla, whose dad is of the Ojibway native Indian tribe, was found by police with […]

U.S. Pledges To Re-Engage Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sat. April 17, 2010: U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Friday the United States is reengaging with the Caribbean region after drawing down its presence following the 9/11 terror attacks. At a regional security summit in Barbados, Gates said President Barack Obama`s Caribbean Basin Security Initiative […]

Puerto Rico, DR Rattled By Small Quake

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. April 19, 2010: Portions of both the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico have been rattled by a small quake. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded as a magnitude-5.1 earthquake Sunday at 4:16 p.m. in the Mona Passage separating the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The […]

Jamaica Registers Growth In Remittances So Far This Year

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 15, 2010: The Caribbean island of Jamaica, heavily dependent on remittances to support its GDP, has seen a sharp growth in money transfers sent home by nationals during the first few months of this year. That`s according to latest research from the International Fund […]

Old Concept Of `Third World` Outdated – World Bank Prez.

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CaribWorldNews, Washington, D.C., Thurs. April 15, 2010: Old concepts of the `Third World` no longer apply in the new multi-polar global economy and new approaches are needed to take account for the interests of developing countries, says World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick. In a speech ahead of the Spring […]

D-Day To Mail Back 2010 Census Forms

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 16, 2010: Today is the final day for Caribbean and other U.S. residents to return their completed 2010 Census forms. Residents are encouraged to promptly mail back their forms, because doing so would reduce the cost of administering the census by $1.5 billion. After the […]

FBI Seeks More Evidence In Defreitas Terror Plot

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. April 16, 2010:  Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are in Guyana seeking to boost their evidence in the John F. Kennedy International Airport terror plot involving Guyanese accused Russell Defreitas. The agents will reportedly interview several people, including an opposition Georgetown city councilman, a […]