Barbados-Born Migrant Held With 325 Pounds Of Ganja

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CariWorldNews, RUSSELLVILLE, Ark., Tues. May 26, 2009: A Barbados-born, Michigan-based man has been nabbed with 325 pounds of marijuana inside of his tractor trailer. Arkansas State Police troopers found the ganja inside the tractor trailer of Haldon E. Gilkes, 39, after he acted nervous and failed to provided proper paperwork […]

Clinton Can`t Help Haiti Says Fidel

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CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Tues. May 26, 2009:  Former Cuban president Fidel Castro is adamant that former U.S. President Bill Clinton cannot help Haiti. Castro, writing in CubaDebate, says Haiti is a victim of capitalism and needs more than philanthropic efforts from a single institution. `The most important thing is the […]

USVI Tax Shelter Promoter Pleads Guilty To Fraud

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 26, 2009: A U.S. Virgin Island resident has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States. Anthony G. Merlo, a former resident of Fort Worth, Texas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and five others were indicted by a grand jury in Grand Rapids and […]

Five Sentenced In Puerto Rico Corruption Case

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Tues. May 26, 2009: Five Puerto Rico nationals have been sentenced for their participation in a corruption scheme involving the 2000 resident commissioner and 2004 gubernatorial campaigns of a former governor of Puerto Rico.   Those sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Paul J. Barbadoro were […]

Haitian Among New York Jihad Suspects

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 22, 2009: A Haitian national accused in a New York terror plot suffered from paranoia, a leader at a Newburgh mosque said Thursday, hours after the migrant was charged along with three others in a terror plot. Laguerre Payen was among four men charged […]

Jamaican-Born `Most Wanted Fugitive` Captured

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 22, 2009: A Jamaican man, dubbed as one of the top ten most wanted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, was this week captured in East Orange, New Jersey. Officers with ICE`s Fugitive Operations Team in New York arrested ICE fugitive Calvin […]

U.S. Attorney General In Barbados

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. May 22, 2009: The United States` first Caribbean American Attorney General, Eric Himpton Holder, Jr., returned to his roots in the Caribbean on Thursday. Holder arrived in Barbados for meetings with his Caribbean foreign counterparts on narco-trafficking, violent crime, gangs, and judicial and law enforcement technical […]

Obama Vows To Forge Ahead With Guantanamo Bay Closure

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. May 22, 2009: President Barack Obama says he intends forging ahead with plans to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by next year. Speaking at the National Archives Thursday, the President said his administration is in the process of devising `clear, defensible and lawful […]

Cuba`s Swine Flu Cases Grows

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 22, 2009: Cuba’s swine flu cases increased on Thursday by one, according to latest figures released by the World Health Organization. The country now has four cases of the influenza A (H1N1). Cuba is the only Caribbean country to be afflicted to date with […]