Caribbean Nationals Make Interpol`s Most Wanted List

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: As drug trafficking remains a major issue for the Caribbean, several nationals remain on Interpol`s wanted list because of alleged engagement in the illicit activity, a CWNN investigation has found. Among them is Felix Antonio Alberto of the Dominican Republic and Cecil […]

`Most Wanted` Jamaican Fugitive Arrested

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 12, 2009:  A 33-year-old Jamaican national wanted by the Jamaican government as one of their 10 `most wanted` fugitives for a 2008 homicide has been captured by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agents in Miami. Omar Oneal Lewis, who was wanted for murder and […]

Lexicographer Among Famous Caribbean Americans

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: A Caribbean American was among the editors who worked on the Dictionary of American Regional English. Jamaican-born lexicographer and linguist, Frederic Gomes Cassidy immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1919. He went on to attend Oberlin College and the University […]

Accused Cuban Spies Ordered Held Without Bail

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 12, 2009: An elderly couple accused of spying for Cuba have been ordered held without bail. Walter Kendall Myers, 72, and his wife, Gwendolyn, 71, were this week ordered held by Judge John M. Facciola. Myers, a retired State Department analyst is accused of spying […]

Jamaican Migrant To Stay Jailed For Now

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CaribWorldNews, CALGARY, Canada, Fri. June 12, 2009: A 25-year-old Jamaican was ordered to stay in jail until he is deported this week by the Immigration and Refugee Board. Leaford Lewin is set to be deported back to the homeland he left behind at age four after serving jail time in […]

Political Rumble For Brooklyn This Saturday

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: A popular Caribbean television program will this weekend host a political rumble for the candidates seeking election in the 45th councilmatic seat in Brooklyn, NY.  Whatz Up TV, one of New York City`s more popular Caribbean television programs is bringing politics to […]

CaribID Kicks Off Census PSA Campaign

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CaribPRWire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: CaribID, the movement to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted and their own category on the U.S. Census form, has kicked off its own multi-media PSA campaign to encourage Caribbean Americans to participate in the 2010 Census. The radio commercials began running on […]

Jamaica Swine Flu Rate Jumps Again

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. June 12, 2009: Jamaica`s swine flu rate has again jumped, this time to 11. The Jamaica Ministry of Health’s surveillance system said yesterday it detected another confirmed case of Influenza A (H1N1) in the island on Wednesday, June 10, 2009. Confirmatory testing was done at the […]

Caribbean American Heritage Month

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By Congresswoman Yvette Clarke CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: As a second generation Caribbean- American, American by birth, Caribbean by parentage,   I am proud to join in the celebration of National Caribbean Heritage Month.   Since the passage of the Caribbean-American heritage month resolution that was authored by […]

NY Senate Leader With Caribbean Roots VowTo Fight Coup

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Democratic New York State Senator, Malcolm Smith, whose roots trace back to Jamaica, was elected to a two year term pursuant to a resolution passed by a majority of senators in January 2009. But this week, Republican senators seized control of the […]