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Liberty National Life Insurance Accused Of Discriminating Against Haitians

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 5, 2009: Liberty National Life Insurance Co., part of Torchmark Corporation, has been accused of illegally discriminating against Haitian consumers in Florida. Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty on Thursday said the company violated state laws by discriminating in its underwriting practices based on consumers` place of birth and potential travel. The insurance regulation office said ...

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Guyana Independence To Be Marked Belatedly At NY City Hall

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 4, 2009: The Caribbean members of the New York City Council will host a recognition of Guyana`s independence anniversary today at City Hall. Guyana`s official independence was May 26th. The Guyana Tri-State Alliance, The Consulate General of the Republic of Guyana, New York and Councilmembers Dr. Mathieu Eugene, T Dr, Kendall Stewart and Leroy ...

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Haitian American NYPD Sgt. Honored By NYC Comptroller

By Donovan Gopie CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 5, 2009: Haiti-born, New York City Police Sergeant, Herve Guiteau, was among six honorees and one organization honored by NYC Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. on June 2 at the annual celebrations commerating Caribbean Heritage Month.  Sgt. Guiteau has been a distinguished officer in the New York City Police Department for ...

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St. Vincent Calls For Help For Returning Deportees At OAS Assembly

CaribWorldNews, SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, Fri. May 5, 2009: St. Vincent and Grenadines` Minister of Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Trade, Sir Louis Straker, has made a renewed call for cooperation that will help countries deal with returning deportees. Speaking on the topic, ` Towards a Culture of Non-Violence,` at the 39th Meeting of the General Assembly of the Organisation of ...

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Strong Government, Not Strong Opposition

Commentary By David Hinds CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Fri. June 5, 2009: In making the case for an apology by the PNC, the speaker of Guyana`s National Assembly, Hon Ralph Ramkarran, repeats his view that Guyana needs a strong opposition. Mr. Ramkarran`s logic seems to be that unless and until the PNC apologizes it should or will not get into government ...

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Obama Administration Wants To Deepen Relationship With Caribbean – Clinton

CaribWorldNews, SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, Thurs. June 4, 2009: U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has insisted that one of the goals of the Obama administration is to deepen its relationship with the Caribbean. Clinton`s remarks came at a CARICOM breakfast meeting on Wednesday at the OAS` 39th General Assembly of the hemispheric institution in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. `We ...

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Cuba May Seek Permission To Re-Enter The OAS Fold

CaribWorldNews, SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, Thurs. June 4, 2009: After 47 years, Cuba could be readmitted to the Organization of American States. A vote by acclamation on Wednesday by members of the OAS gathered at the 39th general assembly in Honduras saw members supporting a move to re-allow Cuba to seek permission to re-enter the body. However, Cuba must first ...

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Caribbean Swine Flu Cases Continue To Grow

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 4, 2009: The number of swine flu cases in the Caribbean continues to grow with latest World Health Organization figures putting the total close to 20. The Dominican Republic has seen a recent increase in influenza A(H1N1) infection cases, leading the region now with 11 reported cases. Cuba has managed to contain its total ...

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Slain New York Cop To Be Laid To Rest Today

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. June 4, 2009: A Panamanian American cop, shot to death by another in an apparent case of mistaken identify,  will be laid to rest today. Officer Omar Edwards, 25, is set to be buried following a 10 a.m. funeral service this morning at the Our Lady of Victory Church, 583 Throop Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. On ...

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