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 […]

McKeeva Bush Returns To Helm In The Cayman Islands

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Cayman, Fri. May 22, 2009: Former Leader of Government Business, McKeeva Bush, whose party lost the 2005 election, has returned to power in the Cayman Islands. Bush`s United Democratic Party on Thursday night proved the victor in the 2009 general election in the British dependent territory. The UPD […]

Two Caribbean Ambassadors Credentialed At White House

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. May 22, 2009: Two new Caribbean ambassadors were among several others who were credentialed at the White House Thursday. New ambassador of Barbados to the U.S., John Beale and new Dominican Republic Ambassador, Roberto Saladin-Selin, were credentialed at a ceremony at the White House with President […]

Normal Caribbean Hurricane Season Forecast

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. May 22, 2009: Forecasters from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration say the 2009 hurricane season will be a `normal` one. At a news conference at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. Thursday, scientists forecast anywhere from nine to 14 tropical storms to form in […]

Canada Police Searching For Killer Of Jamaican Deejay

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CaribWorldNews, CALGARY, Canada, Thurs. May 21, 2009: The search is on here in Calgary for the killer of a Jamaican-born deejay, who was stabbed to death following an altercation earlier this week. Calgary police say the dead man, known to friends as DJ Blacka Ranxx, got in to a fight […]

Haitian Held Without Bail In Migrant Smuggling

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. May 21, 2009: A 33-year-old Haitian national and green card holder is being held without bail in the deadly migrant smuggling case of May 13th. Jimmy Metellus was remanded to jail yesterday by U.S. Magistrate Judge Ann Vitunac and told he could possibly face the death […]

Guyanese To Face IRS Fraud Charges

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CaribWorldNews, PORt-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. May 21, 2009: A 66-year-old Guyanese man is set to face a conspiracy charge of attempting to defraud the U.S. government out of some two million dollars. Neville Solomon was this week ordered to be extradited from Trinidad and Tobago to the US after arriving there […]

Slavery And Indentureship

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Commentary By Dr. Randy Persaud CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 21, 2009: A debate is taking place in some quarters of the Guyana media as to whether slavery and indentureship were similar.  A `K. Misir, in a recent newspaper letter, argues that, `For all intents and purposes indentureship was […]