Cubans Charged In Smuggling Involving Haitians, Jamaicans

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thursday April 15, 2010: Two Cuban nationals were on Wednesday slapped with smuggling charges involving seven Jamaicans and five Haitians. Janoy Garcia-Prieto, 22, and Renier Perez-Hernandez, 24, both of Miami, were charged with alien smuggling, in the April 12, 2010 migrant smuggling venture, which resulted in the […]

U.S. Defense Secretary In Barbados

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. April 16, 2010: United States Defense Secretary, Robert Gates, is in Barbados today for a two-day official visit. Gates arrived in the island Thursday evening and is set to spend today meeting  meet with Prime Minister, David Thompson, as well as CARICOM leaders and Defense Ministers […]

Caribbean Region Takes Action Against Garbage At Sea

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thurs. April 15, 2010: The discharge of garbage by ships in the wider Caribbean region will be prohibited as of May 1, 2011, following decisive action by the International Maritime Organization. The decision was taken by the IMO`s Marine Environment Protection Committee at the organization`s […]

Haiti Could Hold Elections By Year End – Clinton

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. April 15, 2010: Haiti should be able to hold general election by the end of this year, U.N. envoy Bill Clinton claimed yesterday. Clinton, in an interview with Reuters, said the election will need to be held since the quake shattered Caribbean nation need to have […]

India May Negotiate Tax Treaties With Four Caribbean Nations

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. April 15, 2010: The government of India is set to negotiate tax treaties with four Caribbean nations. The four identified so far are the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Netherlands Antilles. In all, India will identify nine territories, with which it may […]

Tax Deadline Is Today

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 15, 2010: Today is the dreaded April 15th tax deadline. If you are unable to meet the midnight tonight deadline, the Internal Revenue Service is advising that taxpayers who need extra time to file their federal returns this year can file the Form 4868 request […]

Orlando Magic Player Pitches In To Help Haitian Kids

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CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, FL, Thurs. April 15, 2010: Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic basketball team is among the top celebrities pitching in his time and resources to help Haitian kids. Howard Tuesday night announced the launch of the Dwight Howard Fund to help Haitian kids affected by the earthquake of […]

Debt Relief Measure Proposed For Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 15, 2010: U.S. Congressional lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to help relieve Haiti of its debts to international institutions. The House yesterday approved by voice vote a measure that would provide some $2.8 billion in new aid to Haiti. The debt relief bill was […]

Not Enough To Be Sorry Says Caribbean Community SG Of Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, Greater Georgetown, Guyana, Thurs. April 15, 2010:    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Edwin Carrington, says `it`s not enough for us just to be sorry` for Haiti. The CARICOM SG made the comment in his address to attendees of the the 19th Meeting of the Council for Human and Social […]

U.S. First Lady, Dr. Biden Make Surprise Haiti Trip

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 CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. April 14, 2010: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of vice President Joe Biden paid a surprise visit to Haiti Tuesday to see for themselves the devastation from the January 12th quake. It was the first overseas visit for the two and […]