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Jamaican Jailed For Using False Identity

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Mar. 3, 2010: A 30-year-old Jamaican woman, who used a false identity to live and work in the UK, will have to spend the next two years of her life in prison. Tamika Benjamin, of Plumstead Common Road, Woolwich, also faces deportation following her prison time after she admitted to a string of immigration fraud and ...

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Six Customs Officers Fired In Guyana

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. Mar. 3, 2010: Six top customs officials in the South American nation of Guyana have been fired despite being cleared of a bribery claim. Revenue Authority director Kurshid Sattaur said Tuesday that six of the Customs and Excise officials` positions had become redundant and that their salaries were costing the agency $30,000 a month. The firing ...

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Air Canada To Resume Weekly Haiti Flight

CaribWorldNews, MONTREAL, Canada, Weds. Mar. 3, 2010: Canadians seeking to travel to Haiti can do so, on Air Canada next week. The airline said Tuesday it will resume scheduled air service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, starting next Tuesday, March 7th. This comes as the Toussaint Louverture International Airport is resuming limited commercial operations over a month after the devastating January 12th ...

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That Caribbean, Latin American Bloc

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Mar. 2, 2010: `Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.`  So wrote Niccolo Machiavelli in his discourses in 1513. This message from the past is one that the Caribbean would do well to heed if it is to chart a course, through the rapidly changing currents of global influence ...

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Four Caribbean Nations Make US` Major Drug List

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Mar. 2, 2010: Four Caribbean nations have made the US` latest list of `major illicit drug producing and/or drug-transit countries.` The list is included in the latest U.S. international narcotics report, released by the U.S. State Department Monday. The four are The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica. In The Bahamas, according to the U.S. ...

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Antigua Among Caribbean Nations To Make Major Money Laundering List

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Mar. 2, 2010: The Caribbean island of Antigua and Barbuda is among six Caribbean nations to make this year’s `Major Money Laundering List.` The U.S. State Department on Monday listed the island, which was cast into the international spotlight last year as the U.S. Securities and Trades Commission charged former resident and knight, R. Allen Stanford, ...

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Canada`s Haiti-Born Governor General For Visit To Homeland

CaribWorldNews, OTTAWA, Canada, Tues. Mar. 2, 2010: Canada`s Haiti-born Governor General, Michaëlle Jean, will head to her native land for a visit next week. Governor General Jean is slated to visit Haiti next Monday for a two-day visit of the devastated country that was rocked by a powerful 7.0 earthquake on Jan. 12th. Jean is scheduled to visit the capital ...

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Republicans Want Rangel Stripped Of Committee Chairmanship

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Mar. 1, 2010: A Texas Republican lawmaker intends to offer a resolution today to call for Congressman Charles Rangel of New York to be stripped of his Ways and Means chairmanship. Rep. John Carter said he hopes for a vote by mid-week, according to a statement by his spokesman to On Politics. The push comes just ...

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Caribbean Hindus Celebrate Phagwah

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Mar. 2, 2010: Hindus across the Caribbean joined others around the world Monday to celebrate Phagwah or Holi. In Trinidad and Tobago, the celebration included the performance of a folk dance troupe from Mathura and the splashing of colored powder or abeer. Winston Dookeran, leader of the Congress of the People (COP), in a message, said ...

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