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Caribbean Americans – The Dismissed Minority

CaribWorldNews, Fri. May 8, 2009: The comments are harsh and the reality like a cold water bath on an icy winter day. `We deal with diverse groups on the Census form and Caribbean is not on the form last time we checked;` `What numbers are we talking of here? What’s the spending power of this Caribbean market you talk of? ...

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Congresswoman Clarke Supports Mortgage and Predatory Lending Reform

CaribWorldNews, Washington, D.C., Fri. May 8, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has come out in support of the Mortgage Reform & Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2009 Congresswoman Clarke on Thursday voted in favor of H.R. 1728, which aims to curb abusive practices and predatory lending in the mortgage industry. It also outlaws many of the industry actions that ...

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Guyana Opposition Leader Undergoes Surgery

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 8, 2009: Guyana opposition leader, Robert H. O. Corbin, was late Thursday recovering from surgery at a New York hospital. The surgery comes following his initial hospitalization at the St. Francis Hospital, Heart Center, in Long Island, NY following his arrival in New York on April 27th. Last yesterday, a People’s National Congress Reform ...

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Weird News – Couple Cited For Having Sex On City Hall Lawn

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri, May 8, 2009: A couple has been slapped with a charge of lewd conduct on public property after cops caught them having sex on the front lawn of the Santa Cruz City Hall. City employees called 911 around 11:25 a.m. after seeing the couple under a white blanket on the grass near the Human Resources ...

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St. Vincent And The Grenadines, University Of New Orleans Discuss Early Childhood Education Partners

CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Fri. May 8, 2009:  Discussion of an early childhood partnership between the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the University of New Orleans has begun. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United States, La Celia A. Prince, recently met with University of New Orleans Chancellor Timothy Ryan and officials of UNO’s College ...

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Antigua Opposition Leader Charged

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Fri. May 8, 2009: Antigua opposition leader, Lester Bird, was among seven other party members charged by police this week. The seven were charged with public order offences by the police that resulted from a dispute at a May Day rally organized by the party’s affiliate, the Antigua Trades and Labor Union. The union had barred ...

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Companies Save Millions By Transitioning Tasks To The Internet

Commentary By Keith Bernard CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 8, 2009: Sally is an administrative assistant at a large and successful law firm located in New York City. She spends approximately an hour and a half each day tracking and shipping mail and packages using the websites of UPS, FEDEX, USPS, and DHL. Several years ago those companies employed ...

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Mobile Phones Rule In Haiti – Report

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 7, 2009: Mobile phones are likely to remain the main form of telecommunications in Haiti for the short-to-medium term, a new report says. A new report on the state of Haiti`s telecommunications by Research and Markets, claims that `given the stagnating fixed-line infrastructure and poor fixed-line penetration rates, mobile is likely to remain the ...

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