Guyana Health Ministry Forced To Move After Fire

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. July 20, 2009: The Ministry of Health in Guyana has been forced to seek temporary accommodation in other government agencies after fire destroyed its headquarters on Friday. Police in the South American nation were yesterday continuing their investigations into the cause of the early Friday afternoon […]

Oxford Dictionary Press Apologizes To Jamaica

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. July 20, 2009: The Oxford Press has apologized to Jamaicans for its definition of the word `maroons,` in the Concise Oxford Dictionary. Minister of Transport and Works, Mike Henry, according to JIS News, received a letter from the editor of Oxford University Press apologizing for stating […]

`Obama`s `White Speech` To The NAACP `

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Commentary By Arthur Piccolo CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 20, 2009: Maybe the easiest way to summarize President Obama`s speech in New York City to the NAACP on its 100th anniversary is this: with very little if any change to the text he could have just as easily given […]

Criminal Deportees To Caribbean Tops 50 Thousand Mark In Decade

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 17, 2009: Over 50,000 convicted Caribbean-born criminals, who have called the U.S. home for many years, have been shipped back to the Caribbean in the past decade under tough U.S. immigration laws, a CaribWorldNews analysis of new Department of Homeland Security data reveals. The number […]

Jamaican Woman Facing Deportation Claims She`s Gay

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, UK, Fri. July 17, 2009: A Jamaican national, facing deportation back to her homeland following time served on a drug charge, now claims she is gay and will face persecution if sent back to Jamaica. The woman, whose name has not been released for legal reasons, was convicted […]

`No Excuses` Says Obama In NAACP Address

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 17, 2009: America`s first black President made his first address as head of state to the nation`s oldest black organization on Thursday and insisted there can be `no excuse` for failure by blacks. Sounding like a black church minister at times, President Barack Obama, […]

Bermuda Looks To Improve Business Operations

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CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Fri. July 17, 2009: With U.S. pressure building on countries dependent on tax havens, the British-dependent territory of Bermuda, recently took a better aim at improving the operations of businesses on the island.  The Bermuda House of Assembly recently passed six bills: The Companies Act Amendment Bill […]

Guyanese In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Gets Attorney

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 17, 2009: A 66-year-old Guyanese man, accused of bilking investors out of millions of dollars in an alleged Ponzi scheme, was this week given an attorney by a judge hearing the case. Neville Solomon, 66, of Georgetown, Guyana, has been charged with wire fraud […]

Vincentian Born, OAS Employee Laid To Rest

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 17, 2009: A long-serving St. Vincent-born employee of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C, last laid to rest following a funeral service that included colleagues, staff members of the O.A.S, ambassadors, members of her faith community and members of the Vincentian and Caribbean […]

Caribbean Governments Must Step Up

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Commentary By Christopher Chaplin CaribPR Newswire, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Weds. July 15, 2009: It is now time for Caribbean governments to get directly involved in at least one area of U.S. domestic policy. Every 10 years, the United States embarks on the process of counting every person in the country. The […]