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Caribbean Swine Flu Deaths Increase

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 13, 2009: Deaths from swine flu in the Caribbean have jumped to four, with the latest occurring in Jamaica. The island recorded its second death Friday, health officials said, as the total number of reported cases jumped from 32 to 39. The latest victim of the disease also died at the University Hospital. The ...

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Jamaican Could Get Life For Drug Charge

CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, FL, Mon. July 13, 2009: A 46-year-old Jamaican could spend the rest of his life in prison on drug distribution and firearms charges. Trevorton St. Aubin Facey faces a maximum penalty of life in federal prison after being convicted Friday for possessing a firearm and ammunition as an illegal alien, possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute it ...

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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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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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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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Stanford Hedges Bet On Appellate Court

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Mon. July 13, 2009: Indicted financier, Sir Allen Stanford, is hoping an appellate court will free him from the federal prison he’s currently forced to call home. Stanford`s lawyer on Friday said he will take the case to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals after Judge David Hittner, without explanation, denied a request to reconsider his June ...

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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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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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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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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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