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Documentary Features Haitian University Janitor

CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: A Haitian-born Princeton University janitor is among those featured in a documentary titled `The Philosopher Kings’. Josue Lajeunesse works weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as one of Princeton University’s 220 Building Services janitors and is also a taxi driver, a father, a philanthropist and a community organizer. Lajeunesse is featured in ...

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Drug Bust In Kansas City Linked To Jamaican Group

CaribWorldNews, KANSAS CITY, Kansas, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: A Jamaican drug organization made more than US$22 million distributing marijuana from Phoenix to Kansas City and other locations, a federal indictment claims. The indictment, unsealed in federal court in Kansas Tuesday, charged 20 people with being part of a Jamaican group that trafficked about 2,000 pounds of marijuana each month. Twenty ...

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Haiti`s Wyclef And Lauryn Hill Set To Perform Together

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: It will be a reunion of sorts in New Zealand early in the new year for former Fugees members, Wyclef Jean and Lauryn Hill. The Haitian Grammy winner and Hill are slated to perform on Jan. 23 at the Ragamuffin Music Festival, in Rotorua, organizers say. It will be the first time ...

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Caribbean Represented At Victoria`s Secret Show

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: The Caribbean was last night again represented in the popular Victoria`s Secret fashion show as Cayman Islands-born model, Selita Ebanks, took the runway. Ebanks was one of only two black models to grace the catwalk of the annual show but showed elegance and sex appeal as always. She was all the rage ...

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Antigua Should Be Punished For Stanford

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: The Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda should be punished until it cooperates with the U.S. and compensates the victims of the alleged Ponzi scheme run by its former famous resident turned citizen, billionaire, R. Allen Stanford. That`s the word from a group of eight U.S. Senators, including Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, ...

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Caribbean AD, PR and News Agency Receives 2009 Small Business Commerce Association Award

CaribPR Wire, SAN FRANSICO, December 1, 2009: Hard Beat Communications, Inc., the parent company of the CaribWorldNews network and CaribPR Wire, has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the News correspondents, independent category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA). The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5 percent of small businesses throughout the U.S. Using ...

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Jennifer Hudson – From The White House To Jamaica Jazz & Blues

CARIBPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 25, 2009: Multiple award winning singer and actress, Jennifer Kate Hudson, is set to make the transition from a White House performance to the stage of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival from January 24-30, 2010. TurnKey Production President and festival producer, Walter Elmore, said while he is thrilled for Hudson at her White ...

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Dancehall Legends Beenie Man,Elephant Man And Yellowman Will Ring In The New Year On St. Croix

CaribPR Wire, ST. CROIX, USVI, Mon. Nov. 30, 2009: CIGA Promotions’ fundraiser for the Queen Louise Home for Children slated for December 31, 2009 just keeps getting bigger and better. Anticipated as the concert of the year,  Beenie Man will headline “The Old Year’s – New Year’s Bash” on December 31, 2009 at the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack on St. ...

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Caribbean Bananas And The EU

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Dec. 1, 2009: It is probable that at some time in the next two weeks Europe will announce that a final deal on bananas has been achieved. In so doing it will bring to a close the trade war that it has been fighting with Latin producers and the United States since 1993. ...

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Haiti`s New PM To Address Miami Caribbean Conference

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Dec. 1, 2009: Haiti`s new Prime Minister, Jean Max Bellerive, is set to deliver one of the key note addresses tonight at the annual Miami Conference on the Caribbean. Bellerive, 51, who took office last month following the firing of the last PM, is set to speak at the dinner time portion of the event at ...

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