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Haitian National Charged With Murder

Caribworldnews, HENNIKER, NH, Tues. May 4, 2010: A 22-year-old Haitian migrant has been charged with the murder of a nursing student. Roody Fleuraguste was arraigned Monday on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Molly Hawthorn-MacDougall. Prosecutors claim he allegedly shot Hawthorn-MacDougall, 31, in the face last Thursday. Hawthorn-MacDougall, who was married to Daniel Paul, also 31, was to ...

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St. Kitts National Cleared For Summer Execution

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 4, 2010: A 51-year-old St. Kitts-born woman, who holds British citizenship, could be executed in Texas by the summer. The execution for Linda Carty has been cleared after the Supreme Court on Monday declined to review her death sentence. British officials and pro bono lawyers had appealed to the justices to order a new trial ...

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Emera To Acquire 38 Percent Interest In Barbados Light & Power Holdings

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 3 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Emera, (TSX: EMA), announced that it will acquire a 38 percent interest in Light & Power Holdings Ltd. (Barbados Stock Exchange: `LPH`) from Leucadia National Corporation (`Leucadia`). Under the terms of the agreement with Leucadia, Emera will acquire the interest from Leucadia for US $85million. LPH is the parent company of The Barbados ...

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Former NFL Player Miles Mcpherson Returns To The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Mon. May 3, 2010: Miles McPherson, the former U.S. professional football player turned evangelist, returns to the Caribbean with a large team of volunteers in May to `do something` for the people of the region. Based in San Diego, California, McPherson, a Caribbean American with Jamaican roots, will invest in the Cayman Islands at the `Do ...

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Caribbean American Players Make NY Giants, Jets Teams

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 3, 2010: Four Caribbean American players are now solidly a part of the NFL teams, the Jets and Giants. Jason Pierre-Paul, a son of Haitian migrants, was recently drafted by the Giants as was Linval Joseph of St. Croix, U.S.V.I. The Jets followed the Caribbean lead by picking Kyle Wilson, a Trinidadian American and ...

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Jamaican Among Hundreds Of Migrants Iced

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. May 3, 2010: A Jamaican national was among 596 migrants recently nabbed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Georgia. Oriel Bernard McCarthy was arrested last Tuesday by the Atlanta Fugitive Operation Team in Jonesboro, Georgia. He was recently arrested for aggravated assault and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime. McCarthy`s criminal ...

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Rev. Sharpton Urges Youth To Marry Rights And Responsibilities

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. May 3, 2010: `Freedom is chaos without responsibility,` said Rev. Al Sharpton, as he spoke to a gathering of over 4000 primary and secondary school-aged children at the Wildey Gymnasium in Barbados Friday. In a speech punctuated by applause, the American civil rights activist spoke on the topic, `Marrying Rights and Responsibilities to Produce a Better ...

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Susan Reichle, Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Chief, Visits Haiti

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Susan Reichle, USAID`s Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, visited Haiti Wednesday through Friday this week to meet with key stakeholders to discuss the U.S. Government`s ongoing transition from emergency response to reconstruction, continued deployment of mitigation efforts in advance of the rainy season, and plans for transitional shelter construction in ...

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Top Reggae, Soca Acts To Descend On Queens, NY

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. April 30, 2010: Southeast Queens, New York is set to come alive with the music of the Caribbean this weekend, as reggae and soca takes center stage at the 29th annual International Reggae & World Music Awards. Sean Paul, Machel Montano, Julian Marley, Gramps Morgan, Queen Ifrica and Tarrus Riley, Queen Ifrica, Tony Rebel, Alison Hinds, ...

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Arizona Law Forces Senate Democrats To Action On Immigration Reform

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 30, 2010: Less than a week after the controversial Arizona immigration plan became law and as thousands gear up to rally across the country for immigration reform tomorrow, Senate Democrats have finally put the spotlight squarely back on the hot button issue by unveiling what they called the `framework` of a comprehensive immigration reform bill. ...

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