Obama Names Four Caribbean Nations To Drug List

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C. Weds. Sept. 16, 2009: President Barack Obama yesterday named four Caribbean nations to a major narcotics list. Under the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, the President is required to notify Congress of those countries he determines to be major illicit drug-producing countries or major drug-transit countries. The Bahamas, […]

Caribbean American Congresswoman Votes To Rebuke Wilson

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Sept. 16, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette Clarke, was among 240 Democrats who yesterday voted to rebuke the now famous `You Lie,` representative. Republican Congressman Joe Wilson was on Tuesday officially rebuked by mainly Democratic members of The House of Representatives for shouting `You lie!` in […]

St. Vincent Carrier Freed By Pirates

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Sept. 16, 2009: St. Vincent and Grenadines flag bulk carrier, Irene EM, has been freed by Somali pirates. The carrier and its 23 Filipino crew had been seized on April 13 in the Gulf of Aden by the pirates, who had demanded a US$2 million ransom. […]

Obama Refuses To Bow On Cuba Embargo

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Sept. 15, 2009: President Barack Obama refused to side with opponents of the Cuba embargo Monday, instead moving to sign an order to extend the rule. `The President has determined that it is in the national interest of the United States to continue for one year […]

South American Makes History At U.S. Open

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 15, 2009: A 20-year-old Argentinean on Monday night made history at the U.S. Open by becoming only the second South American to win the  men`s finals of the tourney and the first to end the five year reign of Roger Federer. Juan Martin del […]

Jamaican Plane Hijacker On Trial

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Sept. 15, 2009: The trial of a 21-year-old Jamaican man, accused in an April hijacking of a CanJet Airlines, began on Monday. Stephen Fray is facing six charges, including robbery and assault, in the April 19 incident at Montego Bay`s Sangster airport. Fray allegedly fired a […]