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CaribID Takes Message to Diplomatic Corp

CaribPRWire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 19, 2009: CaribID, the movement to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted and their own category on the U.S. Census form, yesterday took it’s Census message to the CARICOM Diplomatic Corp. CaribID founder, Felicia Persaud, was in Washington, D.C., Thursday to address the CARICOM Caucus of ambassadors at the Organization of American States. There she ...

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Vincentian-Born Incumbent Faces Long List Of Challengers

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 19, 2009: He`s held the seat for the past eight years, but with his vote against ending term limits and amidst allegations that a former chief of staff embezzled funds, several Caribbean and Caribbean Americans in New York are lining up to try to replace him. Vincentian-born Councilman, Kendall Stewart, who represents the heavily ...

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Sir Allen Surrenders

CaribWorldNews, DALLAS, TX, Fri. June 19, 2009: U.S.-born, Antiguan citizen, Sir Allen Stanford is now in custody after surrendering Thursday to FBI agents. Stanford, chairman of the Stanford Financial Group which is under investigation, is set to appear in federal court in Richmond, Virginia this morning. It is unclear what the charges will be since a grand jury yesterday returned ...

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Sea, Sun, Sand And Reggae Sumfest

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 19, 2009: There is no denying the beauty of Montego Bay, Jamaica, surrounded by picturesque low mountains where the sun shines most of the year and you can swim in clear turquoise waters or simply idle away the days, your toes buried in white sand beaches. Add to that the sweet sounds of ...

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The West Indian Contribution To Black Churches In America

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 19, 2009: Dating back to the late 1800 and early 1900`s, Caribbean-born or `West Indian` pastors were making their mark on the black church system in America. As Holger Henke tells it in `The West Indian Americans,` Caribbean-born pastors became especially prominent in the AME church between 1890 and 1920. Among them was Charles ...

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Guyanese American Democratic Conference Leader Takes On Bloomberg

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 18, 2009: New York State`s newly-elected Senate Democratic Conference Leader, Guyanese-American, John Sampson`s first act of defiance is against the city`s billionaire mayor. Sampson yesterday said he still wants to dilute Mayor Bloomberg`s hold on the school system of the city as he has proposed in his Senate bill that`s up in the air ...

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The View From Europe

By David Jessop From time to time, leaders from the financial services industry are invited by a well known intermediary to brief Prime Ministers and key ministers from the Caribbean.  Those present might include the heads of banks, credit rating agencies, hedge funds or the regulatory authorities who share their views on market trends or the overall economic outlook world ...

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Jamaican Nabbed In Rhode Island With Ganja

CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, Weds. June 17, 2009: Police in Rhode Island have arrested a 31-year-old Jamaican migrant with over 50 pounds of ganja. Orville G. Watson, of 119 Alger Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island has been arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of a firearm while committing a crime of violence, possession of a stolen firearm, ...

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Popular Guyana-Born Hindu Priest To Be Buried Tomorrow

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. June 17, 2009: A popular Guyana-born Hindu priest, who passed away on Monday following a brief illness, will be laid to rest tomorrow, CaribWorldNews has learnt. Pandit Prakash Gossai, a former special assistant to Guyana President, Bharrat Jagdeo, will be cremated on Thursday, June 18th, following a service at the Bhuvaneshwar Mandir at 86-06 101 Avenue ...

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