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Bahamas Murder Victim`s Daughter Linked To Homicide?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 13, 2009: The 16-year-old daughter of a West Palm Beach woman killed in the Bahamas could be linked to the murder. Bahamas Press is reporting that 33-year-old Anna Garrison`s daughter, Madison Pugh, may be involved in the homicide. Garrison`s body was found last Saturday wrapped in a plastic bag and bedsheet and dumped by ...

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Boat Collapse Kills Six In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. July 13, 2009: Some six people are feared dead following a boat overturning in Haiti. The overloaded boat was reportedly en route from Anse a Pitre to the southern city of Jacmel when it overturned, news reports indicate.  Alta Jean-Baptiste, director of Haiti’s civil protection agency, said some 60 people had been aboard the boat when ...

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Jamaica Govt. To Swear In New Minister

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. July 13, 2009: The Bruce Golding administration in Jamaica is set to swear in a new member to its cabinet this week. Marlene Malahoo-Forte has been added as a senator and minister of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade. She will be sworn in at Kings House on Wednesday, July 15th. Malahoo-Forte ...

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Over 1,300 Caribbean Nationals Granted Asylum Status In 2008

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 10, 2009: Some 1,342 Caribbean nationals were granted asylum status in the U.S. last year, according to a CWNN analysis of recent data released by the Department of Homeland Security. Nationals of only three Caribbean nations were approved for asylum status compared to only one for refugee status. Haiti led the region with 1,237 ...

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Puerto Rican Now Head Of NY State Senate

CaribWorldNews, ALBANY, N.Y., Fri. July 10, 2009:  Over a month after he joined with Republicans to essentially shut down the New York Senate, Puerto Rican-born, Bronx Senator, Pedro Espada, Jr. yesterday returned to the Democratic fold and was handed the reins of Senate majority leader. Espada`s return and appointment brought an end to the drama that had halted the business ...

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New York Philharmonic For Cuba

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 10, 2009: The New York Philharmonic may perform in Cuba later this year. The New York Times reports that orchestra president, Zarin Mehta, and other top officials of the organization are set to travel to Cuba today to look at possible concert halls and hotels. The Philharmonic has received licenses to travel there, in ...

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Reggaeton Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 10, 2009: You can now look up `Reggaeton` in the Merriam-Webster dictionary.The popular music of Latino origin that combines rap with reggae, was added among more than 100 entries to the latest edition of Merriam-Webster Inc.`s Collegiate Dictionary. Reggaeton became popular with Latin American youth in the early 1990s. After its mainstream exposure in ...

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Wreath Laying To Remember Greatest Caribbean Immigrant

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 10, 2009: The 205th death anniversary of the late, great Caribbean immigrant, Alexander Hamilton, will once again be marked by a wreath laying ceremony on Monday. As it has done for the past three years, CaribWorldNews and the Bowling Green Association will remember the Nevis-born Hamilton with a wreath laying at his gravesite at ...

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Bahamas: Man Arrested After Body Of Missing American Woman Turns Up

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Fri. July 10, 2009: A 22-year-old Bahamian man could be charged with the murder of an American woman whose decomposed body was found last weekend, Bahamian police said. TZindell McKinney was arrested and charged yesterday with killing Anna Michelle Garrison, 33, who split time between the Bahamas and West Palm Beach, said Assistant Commissioner Raymond Gibson of ...

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Election Boundaries In St. Kitts Now An Issue

CaribWorldNews,  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Fri. July 10, 2009: A hearing in the election Boundaries Commission Report injunction, filed by the opposition in St. Kitts, has been adjourned until next Monday.  The injunction filed by Shawn Richards, of the Opposition People`s Action Movement, temporarily calls for the Parliament to be stopped from acting on recommendations of the Boundaries Commission. The PAM ...

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