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Trinidad And Tobago Voters To Go To The Polls Ahead Of Schedule

CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. April 9, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago nationals are set to go to the polls to choose a new government two and a half years ahead of schedule. The island`s Prime Minister, Patrick Manning, has not announced the exact date of election so far but President George Maxwell Richards dissolved Parliament effective midnight Thursday, a ...

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Caribbean Airlines Take Over Of Air Jamaica Delayed

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. April 8, 2010: The April 12th takeover of Air Jamaica by the Trinidad and Tobago-owned Caribbean Airlines has been pushed back. Chairman of Air Jamaica, Dennis Lalor, yesterday said Jamaica`s national carrier had agreed to the extension from April 12th to April 30th. He said this will ensure that sufficient time is devoted to completing the ...

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Special Humanitarian Parole Program For Haitian Orphans Draws To A Close

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 9, 2010: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will stop accepting new requests for consideration under the Special Humanitarian Parole Program for Haitian Orphans program as of April 14, 2010, and will resume regular processing of inter-country adoptions.  The agency yesterday said the decision has been made based on a request by the Haitian government ...

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Reconstruction Of Haiti: Experts Suggest The Creation Of Earthquake- Resistant Cities.

By Cossy RooseveltPanos Caribbean CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. April 9, 2010: The violent earthquake of January 12th, which caused the death of more than 220,000 persons as well as significant material damage estimated at 7 billion dollars, has given rise to a serious debate about the reconstruction of Haiti. Different sectors involved in national life, including the international institutions that ...

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Immigration Legalization Would Have Little Effect On Economy – Report

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 8, 2010: Legalizing the nation`s nearly 12 million unauthorized immigrants would be unlikely to improve their employment prospects, raise their incomes or result in increased competition for jobs with native-born workers, at least in the short term. These are the conclusions of a report released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. ...

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Lightening Bolt For Penn Relays

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. April 9, 2010: The world`s fastest man, Jamaican-born Olympian Usain `Lightening` Bolt, is set to compete at the annual Penn Relays later this month. Penn Relays officials yesterday announced that the world record holder of the 100 and 200 meters, will compete as part of the Jamaica men`s 4×100 relay in the USA versus The World ...

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Trial Of Reggae`s Buju Banton Delayed

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Fri. April 9, 2010: Reggae singer Buju Banton will have to continue to sit tight in his jail cell. A judge on Thursday pushed back the trial date of Banton, born Mark Myrie, from a start date of start April 19th to June 21st. District Judge James Moody did not immediately give an explanation for the change. ...

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Caribbean Nationals In The U.S. Urged To Not Be Fools

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 9, 2010: Caribbean nationals across New York State and the U.S., who have yet to fill out and return their 2010 Census forms are being urged to not be foolish and squander the opportunity to truly stand up and count. There is still time for the form to the filled out and returned ...

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OAS AG For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 8, 2010: Newly-re-elected Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Albert Ramdin, is set to lead a six-member OAS mission to Haiti. Ramdin will be in Haiti from tomorrow, April 8 to Saturday, April 10th at the request of the government of Haiti. The mission will seek to engage the Haitian authorities and ...

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Caribbean Nationals Playing Key Roles In 2010 Climate Negotiations

By Ana ScarlettPanos Caribbean CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. April 8, 2010: At least twelve Caribbean nations will play a key part in moving climate negotiations forward during this year, through service to the bureau of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Meeting of the Parties (CMP) to the Kyoto ...

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