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Cuba May Seek Permission To Re-Enter The OAS Fold

CaribWorldNews, SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, Thurs. June 4, 2009: After 47 years, Cuba could be readmitted to the Organization of American States. A vote by acclamation on Wednesday by members of the OAS gathered at the 39th general assembly in Honduras saw members supporting a move to re-allow Cuba to seek permission to re-enter the body. However, Cuba must first ...

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Obama Administration Wants To Deepen Relationship With Caribbean – Clinton

CaribWorldNews, SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, Thurs. June 4, 2009: U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has insisted that one of the goals of the Obama administration is to deepen its relationship with the Caribbean. Clinton`s remarks came at a CARICOM breakfast meeting on Wednesday at the OAS` 39th General Assembly of the hemispheric institution in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. `We ...

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Laundering Charge Dismissed Against Husband Of Bermuda Pol.

CaribWorldNews, MORRISTOWN, NJ, Thurs. June 4, 2009: Charges of money laundering were on Wednesday dismissed against the husband of a Bermudan politician and two other men. The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office dismissed the charges against Dennis Pamplin, 59, of New Rochelle, N.Y., Mark Small, 31, of Elmont, N.Y., and Ronald Ellis, 29, of Deltona, Fl., after the trio forfeited the ...

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Slain New York Cop To Be Laid To Rest Today

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. June 4, 2009: A Panamanian American cop, shot to death by another in an apparent case of mistaken identify,  will be laid to rest today. Officer Omar Edwards, 25, is set to be buried following a 10 a.m. funeral service this morning at the Our Lady of Victory Church, 583 Throop Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. On ...

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Caribbean Swine Flu Cases Continue To Grow

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 4, 2009: The number of swine flu cases in the Caribbean continues to grow with latest World Health Organization figures putting the total close to 20. The Dominican Republic has seen a recent increase in influenza A(H1N1) infection cases, leading the region now with 11 reported cases. Cuba has managed to contain its total ...

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Jamaican Cops Fired For Ties To Lottery Scam

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 4, 2009: They are meant to uphold the law but authorities claim 10 Jamaican cops had ties to an international lottery scam that has been bilking many Americans. The officers are accused of recruiting a civilian to pose as a police officer as part of the fraud, Police Commissioner Hardley Lewin said Wednesday. It is ...

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Haitian Among Four Others Charged Anew In Terror Plot

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 3, 2009: Haitian national Laguerre Payen was among four others slapped with new charges for a May New York terror plot Tuesday. Federal prosecutors in New York yesterday unveiled new charges against Payen as well as accused ringleader, James Cromitie and David Williams and Onta Williams, who are suspected of plotting to blow up ...

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White House Proclamation Comes On Heels Of CWNN Query

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 3, 2009: A Caribbean American Heritage Month proclamation was on Tuesday issued by the White House, a day after a CaribWorldNews query of administration’s plans for the month. It comes after CWNN Tuesday questioned whether the White House under President Barack Obama was ignoring the month given its non-response to several queries made in recent ...

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St. Lucians Nabbed For Coke Trafficking

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. June 3, 2009: A thirty-two-year-old St. Lucian woman has been charged with trying to smuggle two pounds of cocaine into Britain by hiding it under her wig. While a St. Lucian man has been found with four pounds of the drug.  Chermisa Lisa Daniel was stopped by border patrol officials at Gatwick Airport Sunday, after arriving ...

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Jamaica: Some Teen Girls Have Multiple Sex Partners

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 3, 2009: Some fourteen-year-old girls in Jamaica have had up to six sexual partners, a new study claims. The study examining risky sexual behaviour of children under the age of 14 by the island`s Ministry of Health`s National HIV/STI Programme, made the startling claim this week. Dr. Kevin Harvey said the study of 3,000 school ...

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