Jamaican In Hostage Drama Gets 83-Year Jail Term

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CaribWorldNews, MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: A 21-year-old schizophrenic Jamaican man will have to spend the next 83 years in prison. Stephen Fray, who tried to hijack a Canadian jet at the Sangster Airport on April 19th was handed the sentence on Thursday. He will, however, serve 20 […]

Jamaica Minister Undergoing Treatment In Florida

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: Reports indicate Jamaica`s National Security Minister, Dwight Nelson, underwent surgery  in Florida last night. Nelson was reportedly at a medical facility in Florida yesterday, two days after being hospitalized with extreme abdominal pains. Reports indicate he underwent sugery yesterday. A stomach problem has […]

NY Congressman To Join Pilgrimage To Haiti`s Citadel

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 CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: New York Congressman, Gregory Meeks, is set to be among participants of a pilgrimage to Haiti`s Citadel. The Haiti Support Project, under the leadership of Ron Daniels, organizes the annual pilgrimage. The event is now in its third year and began yesterday, October […]

The European Commission And The Caribbean

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: For decades Europe has sought to establish an overarching policy relationship with Latin America and the Caribbean. It has done so through dialogue, policy papers, initiatives and summits. For the most part it has sought to consolidate its influence, giving […]

Jamaican Bomb Suspect Gets Off With Probation

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CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, FL, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: A Jamaican national and U.S. Army veteran yesterday got off with just three years probation for a 2008 bomb component smuggling incident. Kevin Christopher Brown of South Florida had pleaded guilty in July to a misdemeanor count of entering an aircraft or airport […]

Jamaica PM Insists Remittance On The Mend

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: Jamaica`s Prime Minister Bruce Golding claims remittances from migrants overseas are back up after a decline earlier this year. Golding made this pronouncement while addressing university students at a town hall meeting at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus on Tuesday […]

Rangel Saved By House Vote

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: A move to force Congressman Charles Rangle to relinquish his chairmanship of the Ways and Means Committee was yesterday squashed by a House vote. Republican Texas Congressman, John Carter, brought the resolution before the House and highlighted a litany of charges against the […]

Usain Bolt For New York Party

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain `Lightening` Bolt will return to New York this weekend to do what he admits he loves second only to running – dancing. Bolt is set to be part of the celebration party in his honor on Saturday, […]

Hindu Caribbean Nationals To Celebrate Diwali

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: Hindu-born Caribbean nationals in New York are set to gather in Queens this weekend to mark the annual festival of Diwali. In Richmond Hill, Queens, the Divya Jyoti Association will host the 10th Annual Diwali Motorcade on Saturday, October 10th at the Arya […]