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Power Restored To A Section Of Port Au Prince, Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire: The Haitian Economic Development Foundation yesterday announced that Electricite d`Haiti, the government-owned electric utility, has restored electrical power to a section of earthquake ravaged Port Au Prince.  The restoration of approximately 10 Megawatts of power from one of the utility`s main power plants will service approximately 2,000 homes in the Northeastern part of Port Au Prince. ...

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Michael Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Charged

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Feb. 9, 2010: The Caribbean-born doctor to late King of Pop, Michael Joseph Jackson, was yesterday charged in a Los Angeles courthouse with  involuntary manslaughter in connection with the singer`s June 2009 death Grenada-born Dr. Conrad Murray appeared at the courthouse to a rush of media while inside, members of the Jackson family were on ...

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Guyanese-Born Former Soccer Player Faces Deportation

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Feb. 9, 2010: Justices of a United States Court of Appeals have rejected a claim that an immigration court erred in its judgment and upheld a deportation order of a Guyanese-born, former national soccer player. The justices recently ruled that Selwyn Bowen can face immediate deportation by denying an appeals motion for a stay of removal ...

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Grenadians In NY Mark Independence

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 9, 2010: Grenadians in New York were among those in the U.S. marking the spice isle`s 36th anniversary of independence from Britain on Saturday. The Grenada Independence Anniversary Committee of New York staged the commemoration on Saturday, Jan. 7th in Brooklyn, NY. Grenada Finance Minister, Nazim Burke, represented the government at the Independence Gala ...

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New St. Kitts-Nevis Cabinet Sworn In

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mon. Feb. 7, 2010: A new nine-member St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Cabinet of Prime Minister Dr. Denzil L. Douglas was sworn in on Sunday afternoon. Prime Minister Douglas and his new ministers took the oaths of allegiance, office and secrecy administered by his Lordship Frances Bell during what CMC in Barbados described as a lavish ceremony ...

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Jonathan Vilma`s Team March To Super Bowl History

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Feb. 7, 2010: At least one Haitian American NFL star was celebrating after last evening`s Super Bowl. `Who Dat` you say? The New Orleans Saints` Jonathan Vilma of course. The Saints, once dismissed as the `Aints,` marched into history with a 31-17 win in the 44th Super Bowl in Miami, Florida. It was a first for ...

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Rex Nettleford: Caribbean Nationalist

CaribWorldNews, PHONEIX, Arizona, Mon. Feb. 7, 2010: Whenever I heard Rex Nettleford speak or read his writings, I was reassured that I was part of something special. He appealed to three of my defining identities – Black, Caribbean-Guyanese and sufferer. One of my most cherished moments was when I interviewed him in June 2000 in Washington DC for CaribNation TV. ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor For Friday Arraignment?

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2010: Dr. Conrad Murray, the Caribbean-born doctor to late icon, Michael Jackson, is reportedly set to be arraigned tomorrow in a Los Angeles court. Reports are that the Grenada-born Murray will face a charge, rumored to be involuntary manslaughter for Jackson`s June death. Spokespersons for the L.A. county district attorney declined to  confirm or ...

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Condolences Pour In For Professor Nettleford

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2010: Condolences have begun pouring in for Professor Rex. Nettleford, former vice chancellor of the University of the West Indies, who passed away following a heart attack on Feb. 2nd. John Lynch, chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board said the tourism community joins the Caribbean in mourning the loss of such an `extraordinary ...

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Professor Rex Nettleford Is Dead

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Feb. 3, 2010: Vice Chancellor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, Professor Ralston Milton `Rex` Nettleford, is dead. Sources tell CWNN Nettleford died at 8 o`clock last night in the George Washington Hospital. He was 76, just a day short of his 77th birthday. Nettleford suffered a heart attack last Wednesday while on a ...

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