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CaribID Kicks Off Census PSA Campaign

CaribPRWire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: CaribID, the movement to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted and their own category on the U.S. Census form, has kicked off its own multi-media PSA campaign to encourage Caribbean Americans to participate in the 2010 Census. The radio commercials began running on several Caribbean programs across the U.S. last Friday, including on ...

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Political Rumble For Brooklyn This Saturday

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: A popular Caribbean television program will this weekend host a political rumble for the candidates seeking election in the 45th councilmatic seat in Brooklyn, NY.  Whatz Up TV, one of New York City`s more popular Caribbean television programs is bringing politics to the people  with its `Rumble in Da Hood` political debate. ...

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Accused Holocaust Museum Shooter Also Went After Obama in Net Rants

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 11, 2009: The White Supremacist who allegedly burst into the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Wednesday and gunned down a security guard did not just fume about Jews but he also ranted on the Internet about President Barack Obama and immigrants. James von Brunn`s name dots the net on various White extremists and ...

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Jamaica Reports Three More Cases Of Swine Flu

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 11, 2009: The Jamaican government on Wednesday increased its swine flu count to 10, reporting three additional cases. The Ministry of Health yesterday said its surveillance system detected and confirmed another three cases of Influenza A (H1N1) in the island on Tuesday, June 9, 2009. `Like the previous cases, all the persons are linked to ...

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NY Senate Leader With Caribbean Roots VowTo Fight Coup

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Democratic New York State Senator, Malcolm Smith, whose roots trace back to Jamaica, was elected to a two year term pursuant to a resolution passed by a majority of senators in January 2009. But this week, Republican senators seized control of the Senate, paralyzing the Capitol and essentially ousting Smith as majority ...

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Digicel Case Against LIME Thrown Out

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 11, 2009: A contempt case brought by Digicel against LIME, a telecommunications rival in Jamaica, has been thrown out by a court judge. Justice Glen Brown dismissed the case brought against LIME, LIME’s Country Manager, Geoff Houston and Executive Vice President, Carrier Services, Lawrence McNaughton and ordered Digicel to pay all of the legal costs ...

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UN Human Rights Expert Condemns Child `Slavery` In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Thousands of Haitian unpaid child laborers are trapped in a `modern form of slavery,` an independent United Nations human rights expert said Wednesday. Gulnara Shahinian, the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery in The Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights` voiced her deep concern over the highly exploitative nature ...

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Barbados` Credit Rating Downgraded

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Barbados` credit rating was on Wednesday downgraded from BBB-plus to BBB by Standard & Poor`s Ratings Services. The outlook on the new rating is stable, as the agency expects the government to tighten its fiscal accounts as of 2010 when the economy is seen stabilizing. S&P said Wednesday it expects Barbados` economy ...

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Malcolm Didn`t Listen When Big Tom Visited

Commentary By Henry J. Stern CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Back in January 2007, in the enthusiasm following Eliot Spitzer`s landslide victory in the race for governor, we picked up on a slogan that had been used by the Spitzer campaign – `Day One: Everything Changes.`  We continued to keep time in days for some months after ...

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Second Haitian Charged In Boat Tragedy

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. June 10, 2009: A second Haitian national has been charged with the deadly smuggling death last month. Jean Morange Nelson, 32, was charged on Tuesday in connection with the failed migrant smuggling operation that resulted in the deaths of ten Haitian nationals on May 13, 2009. Specifically, Nelson was charged in a criminal complaint with conspiracy ...

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