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No Refugees But Bermuda Takes In Detainees

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 19, 2009: Bermuda may be taking in Gitmo detainees but the British-dependent territory has no one seeking refugee status overseas. As the Ewart Brown administration is getting props from the new U.S. administration over its decision to take in four Chinese Muslims, formerly detained at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, data from the UN Refugee ...

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The West Indian Contribution To Black Churches In America

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 19, 2009: Dating back to the late 1800 and early 1900`s, Caribbean-born or `West Indian` pastors were making their mark on the black church system in America. As Holger Henke tells it in `The West Indian Americans,` Caribbean-born pastors became especially prominent in the AME church between 1890 and 1920. Among them was Charles ...

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Sea, Sun, Sand And Reggae Sumfest

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 19, 2009: There is no denying the beauty of Montego Bay, Jamaica, surrounded by picturesque low mountains where the sun shines most of the year and you can swim in clear turquoise waters or simply idle away the days, your toes buried in white sand beaches. Add to that the sweet sounds of ...

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The View From Europe

By David Jessop From time to time, leaders from the financial services industry are invited by a well known intermediary to brief Prime Ministers and key ministers from the Caribbean.  Those present might include the heads of banks, credit rating agencies, hedge funds or the regulatory authorities who share their views on market trends or the overall economic outlook world ...

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Guyanese American Democratic Conference Leader Takes On Bloomberg

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 18, 2009: New York State`s newly-elected Senate Democratic Conference Leader, Guyanese-American, John Sampson`s first act of defiance is against the city`s billionaire mayor. Sampson yesterday said he still wants to dilute Mayor Bloomberg`s hold on the school system of the city as he has proposed in his Senate bill that`s up in the air ...

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Several Caribbean Nations Make Trafficking In Persons Report

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 17, 2009: In Suriname, Guyanese women and girls are forced into street prostitution and are trafficked into the sex trade near both legal and illegal gold mining camps in the Amazon jungle. That`s just one of the issues highlighted in the US` latest report on trafficking in persons, which said several Caribbean nations still are ...

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White House Cans Meetings On Immigration

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 17, 2009: Despite much talk in recent months of comprehensive immigration reform, President Barack Obama and the White House seem to be fast pushing the hot button issue onto the back burner. Reports indicate that two meetings on the issue have so far been canned by the White House. A meeting scheduled originally for today ...

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Popular Guyana-Born Hindu Priest To Be Buried Tomorrow

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. June 17, 2009: A popular Guyana-born Hindu priest, who passed away on Monday following a brief illness, will be laid to rest tomorrow, CaribWorldNews has learnt. Pandit Prakash Gossai, a former special assistant to Guyana President, Bharrat Jagdeo, will be cremated on Thursday, June 18th, following a service at the Bhuvaneshwar Mandir at 86-06 101 Avenue ...

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Jamaican Nabbed In Rhode Island With Ganja

CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, Weds. June 17, 2009: Police in Rhode Island have arrested a 31-year-old Jamaican migrant with over 50 pounds of ganja. Orville G. Watson, of 119 Alger Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island has been arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of a firearm while committing a crime of violence, possession of a stolen firearm, ...

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Weep For Nevis

Commentary By Arthur Piccolo CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 17, 2009: It seems our earlier comments about Premier Parry`s recent trip to New York City caused quite a stir back on the Island. Well here comes the hurricane. SHAME on Mr. Parry and those on Nevis who think like him. Let`s pray among the 12,000 residents of this small, ...

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