DR, Haiti Warned To Watch Erika

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 3, 2009: The Dominican Republic and Haiti were last night being warned to watch Tropical Strom Erika, which was 70 miles west-southwest of Guadeloupe. The warning comes as Erika continues moving westward and as a tropical storm warning remains in effect for Dominica, Guadeloupe, St. […]

Caribbean American Congresswoman Picks Bloomberg`s Challenger

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 3, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette Clarke, has thrown her support to the man challenging New York`s Mayor, Mike Bloomberg for the office. Clarke yesterday announced on the steps of City Hall that she was endorsing New York City Comptroller, Bill Thompson, in his […]

Steelie Bashment Remembers Wycliffe `Steely` Johnson

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 CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 3, 2009: Dwayne McKay, founder of the popular Steelie Bashment, the NYC-based, Jamaican oriented sound system, is among those voicing sadness at the passing of Wycliffe `Steely` Johnson. Johnson, of Steely and Clevie fame, died this week at a New York hospital after suffering […]

Alleged Jamaican Drug Dealer Indicted In U.S. Court

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 2, 2009: A Jamaican-born accused drug dealer has been indicted in a New York Court on charges of drug and weapons-trafficking. Michael Christopher Coke, otherwise known as Paul Christopher Scott, `Presi,` `General` `Duddus` and `Shortman,` has been indicted on charged of conspiracy to distribute […]

Caribbean Youth Rally For Climate Change

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By Andrea DownerPANOS  CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Sept. 2, 2009: Thirty young environmental advocates from 12 Caribbean islands recently met in the Dominican Republic to discuss climate change issues in the region and to gain insights into effective ways to get the public and their respective governments to engage with […]

Netherlands Antilles Seeks To Get Off The `Grey List`

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CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. Sept. 2, 2009: The Netherlands Antilles and Canada have signed a tax-information exchange agreement in an effort to get off the OECD`s `grey list` of countries whose finance systems lack complete transparency. Canada`s Federal Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty, and Alex Rosaria, the Caribbean island group`s state […]

Erika Brings Storm Warning For Several Caribbean Nations

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, Fl, Weds. Sept. 2, 2009: The Caribbean nations of Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, the Netherland Antilles,  Anguilla, St. Martin and St. Barthelemy were last night under a storm watch. This as the fifth tropical storm of the 2009 hurricane season, Tropical Storm Erika, formed east […]

Three Charged In Land Scheme Targeting Haitians

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Sept. 1, 2009: Three men were yesterday indicted in a land scheme that allegedly defrauded more than 1,000 mostly Haitians out of some $10.6 million. Daniel Stephen, 42, of Miami Shores; Clotilde Jean, 43, of Miramar; and Patricia DePons, 53, of Miami Shores, were charged with […]