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Immigration Reform Bill By Labor Day

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. July 9, 2009: The much-touted immigration reform bill, pushed by President Barack Obama, could be ready for introduction into the Senate by Labor Day. Speaking to The Associated Press, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the city with the most immigrants nationally, said he expects to have a bill ready by Labor Day that will address ...

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Guyanese Signed By Carolina Soccer Squad

CaribWorldNews, RALEIGH, N.C., Thurs. July 9, 2009: Guyanese soccer forward, Gregory Richardson, has been snapped up by a Carolina team. The Carolina RailHawks have signed the Guyanese international forward pending U.S. Soccer Federation approval, the club announced Wednesday. Richardson began his professional career in 2005-06, playing with Beacon and Pele FC in Guyana. In 2007, he signed with Joe Public ...

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Australia Post For Guyana-Born Baroness

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. July 9, 2009: Guyana-born Baroness Valerie Amos, former leader of the House of Lords and the first black woman to sit in a British cabinet, has been appointed to a post in Australia. Baroness Amos was named the new UK High Commissioner to Australia by Britain`s Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Brown said Baroness Amos would bring ...

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New Details Surface In Second Caribbean `Ponzi Scheme`

CaribWorldNews, RALEIGH, North Carolina, Weds. July 8, 2009: A Raleigh, North Carolina banker, accused of running an $80 million Ponzi scheme which he fronted as the Millennium Bank of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, reportedly used the money to live a lavish lifestyle, attorneys freezing his assets say. The lawyers documents, recently obtained by WRAL News, show that William Wise, ...

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Murder Drops In Jamaica Says Security Minister

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. July 8, 2009: Jamaica has seen a 10 percent drop in murder for the first six months of this year, the island`s Minister of National Security said Tuesday. Senator Dwight Nelson said the island`s murder rate dropped for the period January 1 to July 3, 2009, over the corresponding period last year. `We have had, up ...

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Bill Clinton Pauses To Laud Michael

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. July 8, 2009: Former U.S. President, Bill Clinton, took time out from his Haiti trip Tuesday to pay tribute to the King of Pop. Clinton paused during his trip to Haiti as a UN envoy, to laud Jackson for helping the Democratic Party raise cash at a crucial time. Clinton recalled Jackson`s performance at a 2002 ...

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Barbados` Lady Husbands To Be Buried Friday

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. July 8, 2009: Lady Husbands, wife of Barbados Governor-General, Sir Clifford Husbands, is set to be laid to rest this Friday. Lady Husbands, according to a government statement, will be accorded an official funeral, this Friday, July 10. Her burial will be preceded by a service at the St. Lucy Parish Church, from 9 a.m. Meanwhile, ...

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Bill Clinton Travels To Haiti As Envoy

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. July 7, 2009: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, is set to kick-off a three day visit to Haiti today. It will be his first as the United Nations’ special envoy to the Caribbean country. Clinton is expected to meet with Haitian President Rene Preval and visit hurricane-battered areas. It comes just over four months after he ...

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Jamaica Reports First Swine Flu Death

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. July 7, 2009: Jamaica has its first death from swine flu and only the third across the Caribbean. Jamaica Minister of Health, Rudyard Spencer, said Monday that the unnamed man died at the University Hospital of the West Indies this morning after being transferred from the Spanish Town Hospital. He had been confirmed with Influenza A(H1N1) ...

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Haitian Migrant Ends Hunger Strike

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Tues. July 7, 2009: A 26-year-old Haitian immigrant, who began a hunger strike to protest his deportation on a domestic abuse conviction, and who is in a Texas facility, is now eating again. Kenson Lima began eating again after U.S. District Judge Hilda Tagle issued a temporary restraining order allowing medical personnel to feed him intravenously last ...

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