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Chinese To Develop Baha Mar Resort In The Bahamas

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 5, 2010: The Chinese are stepping in to finance and build a $2.5 billion resort in the islands of the Bahamas. The China State Construction and Engineering Corp. says it will develop the Baha Mar Resort in Nassau, to include 3,000 rooms, a 100,000 square foot casino and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, ...

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Haitian Quake Victims Spend Easter Out Of U.S. Detention

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. April 5, 2010: The immigration fate of more than three dozen Haitian earthquake survivors remain up in the air but at least they were able to spend Easter outside of the jails of U.S. immigration this past weekend. The 40 Haitian survivors who made it to the U.S. illegally following the January 12th quake had been ...

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U.S. Visas Of Top Jamaica Reggae Artists Canned

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 2, 2010: The U.S. visas of five top Jamaican reggae singers have been revoked, reports out of Jamaica indicate. Jamaica media reports say the U.S. visas of reggae`s Bounty Killer, Mavado, Beenie Man, Adonia and selector Ricky Trooper have been cancelled and airlines have reportedly been advised not to allow any of the entertainers ...

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Guyanese Dawn Walker Accepts NYCHA Post

By Bevan Springer CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 2, 2010: Guyanese communications professional Dawn Skeete Walker, who previously served as a deputy press secretary for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, has been appointed to lead the New York City Housing Authority`s (NYCHA) new Office of Public-Private Partnerships. Walker is a veteran communicator who has chalked up extensive experience in public and community relations, ...

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Jamaica-Based Golfers Get All Access Pass To ESPN Campus

CaribWorldNews, BRISTOL, CT, Fri. April 2, 2010: `Amazing,` `Great` and `Awe-inspiring,` were just some of the terms used by three Jamaica-based amateur golfers and a Kingston child care center director recently to describe their exclusive behind the scenes look into the operations of the world`s leading multi-media sports channel, ESPN. Barbara Sampson, Adam Bjorn, Roderick Gordon, second prize winners of ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Hanging On By Thread – Lawyer

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, California, Fri. April 2, 2010: The Caribbean-born lawyer to late pop king, Michael Jackson, is `hanging on by a thread` financially his lawyer said Thursday. In a filing in the Superior Court Of The State Of California, Attorney for Dr. Conrad Murray, Edward M. Chernoff, asked the court to deny the attorney general`s request to revoke the ...

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Jamaica PM Says He Wants Court To Rule On Accused Shower Posse Leader

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. April 2, 2010: Jamaica`s Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said he will ask the country`s court to rule on a U.S. request for the extradition of an alleged leader of the island`s notorious Shower Posse gang. Golding told a call-in radio program on Wednesday night that he has asked Justice Minister Dorothy Lightbourne to send the ...

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Only 50 Percent Of All Census Forms Mailed Back

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 1, 2010: The U.S. Census is urging Caribbean and other U.S. residents to mail back their census forms urgently. The Bureau yesterday said only half of the nations` 134 million households has participated so far in the Census. Director Robert Groves yesterday urged communities nationwide to take 10 minutes today, Thursday, April 1, Census Day, ...

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New Top UN Representative To Haiti Named

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. April 1, 2010: Edmond Mulet has been named as the new special representative of the United Nations in Haiti and head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mulet was yesterday named to the post by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He replaces Hédi Annabi, who died in the earthquake that ...

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Donor Pledge For Haiti Comes In Under Forecasted Price Tag

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. April 1, 2010: For weeks prior to the build up to Wednesday`s donor conference for Haiti, the price tag for the rebuilding effort has wavered between US$11.5 to $14 billion. Yesterday, the pledge from the dozens gathered at U.N. headquarters in New York came in slightly under. International donors gathered at the day-long donor conference ...

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