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Jamaican National Deported

CaribWorldNews, ALEXANDRIA, La., Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: A Jamaican national who fled to the United States to avoid serving a criminal sentence for murder has been sent back to his native land.U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation officers recently returned Mark Dixon, 39, to Kingston, Jamaica. Dixon illegally entered the United States in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1998. But on Feb. ...

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Guyanese Guilty Of Killing Ex-Fiancee

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Oct,. 2, 2009: A 39-year-old Guyanese man was this week found guilty of murdering his ex-fiancee. Harry Rupnarine, was found guilty of second-degree murder by a Queens Supreme Court jury for gunning down Guiatree Hardat, 22, on Atlantic Avenue in Woodhaven on May 10, 2007. Rupnarine, a Transit cop, had claimed in his defense that he ...

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Dozens Hold Candlelight Vigil For Slaughtered Haitian Family

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: Over eight dozen people gathered last night in front of the Collier County Courthouse in Naples, FL, to remember a Haitian migrant and her five children, allegedly murdered last week by her husband and father of the young kids. Six white roses were placed on six empty chairs in remembrance of the victims ...

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Caribbean Constitutions Compromised By Changes To British House Of Lords – Attorney

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: Constitutions of independent Caribbean countries, which still send appeals to the Judicial Committee of the  Privy Council in London, will be compromised by the abolition of the judicial jurisdiction of the House of Lords. So says Grenada-born attorney, Dr. Francis Alexis. Alexis said the October 1, 2009 dissolution of the  judicial  jurisdiction ...

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CIN TV To Air One Hour Interview With Jamaica PM

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: CIN TV, the New York-based platform for Caribbean programming, is set to feature an interview with Jamaica`s Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, this Sunday. The interview, according to officials, will air during the one hour segment of the Caribbean Lifestyle Magazine, on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. on ch.73 in New York City.  Clement ...

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Climate Change Poses Economic Challenges To Latin America And The Caribbean

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: The United Nations Climate Change Conference will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, during December 7-18, 2009. There still remains optimism that this conference will result in the revision the Kyoto Protocol and will produce a framework for climate change mitigation beyond 2012. However, as revealed by the intransigence of some ...

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`Caribbean Saturdays` Return To WWRL NY

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: WWRL 1600-AM radio is bringing back its Caribbean Saturday programs from tomorrow. `Caribbean Talk` and the syndicated `The CaribZone Radio Show,` will take over the airwaves of the station as of October 3rd.  Caribbean programming will air from noon to midnight.  WWRL had dropped Caribbean programming from the station but said the ...

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Lawyer To Seek Bail For Olint Boss

CaribWorldNews, PROVINCALES, Turks & Caicos, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: Will David Smith, the man behind the Olint investment club, be granted bail today? His lawyer, Oliver Smith, is set to try today before the Supreme Court in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Smith has been jailed in the British dependent territory since Tuesday  after he was charged again in connection ...

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St. Vincent Ambassador Slams Tax Haven Crack Down In U.N. Address

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: The efforts of major and industrialized economies to crack down on so-called tax havens are just an excuse to spread the blame for the global financial crisis on small nations` legitimate attempts at development. That`s the word from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the UN and son of the island` ...

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