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Islamic Cleric To Be Sent Back To Jamaica This Week

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010: Controversial Jamaican Islamic cleric Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal is set to be deported back to his homeland again this week after being arrested in Kenya. The sheikh was arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit in Mombasa on Jan 1 after leaving a mosque. Abdullah al-Faisal had entered Kenya through the Lunga Lunga border point ...

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Caribbean Nationals Makes Queen`s New Year List

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010: Several Caribbean nationals are among those who have made the New Year`s Honors List of Queen Elizabeth, II. Among the honorees were nationals from Barbados, Belize, St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Grenada, St. Lucia, Anguilla and Guyana who were presented with Orders of the British Empire, Commander (CBE), Officer (OBE) ...

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Top Caribbean Nationals Of 2009

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan 4, 2010: CaribWorldNews presents its top picks of the best Caribbean and Caribbean nationals of 2009: 1: Jamaican-born, World’s fastest man, Usain Bolt for breaking his own records at the Track And Field Championships in Berlin in June and for giving back through his December charity concert in Jamaica. 2: Haitian singer and humanitarian, ...

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The Caribbean`s Best & Worst For 2010

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan 1, 2010: While many across the Caribbean Diaspora and the Caribbean region may be happy to bid adieu to 2009, the year of the giant recession, there is no doubt that this passing year held as many high points as low points for the region. CaribWorldNews presents its top picks of 2009: Best News ...

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First Same-Sex Marriage Occurs In Latin America

CaribWorldNews, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Mon. 4, 2010: Two Argentinean men have become the first gay couple to be legally wed in Latin America.  Alex Freyre and Jose Maria di Bello said “I Do” last year in Argentina, making history in Latin America by becoming the first same-sex couple to do so. Their marriage was hailed as a victory by gay ...

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Islamic DVD Delays Jamaican Flight

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010:  A DVD with Islamic content has been blamed for a December 31, 2009 delay of a Virgin Atlantic flight from Jamaica. Jamaica Airport official say the DVD was found on the plane and led to the re-screening of dozens of passengers boarding a flight for London. John McFarlane, security chief at the Norman ...

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Is NYS Governor Patterson Playing Politics With The Census Grant?

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 31, 2009: Two weeks after the stated New York Census grant deadline of December 15th, Governor David Patterson’s office suddenly announced in a press statement on December 31st, the list of grant awardees. In the Caribbean community, CaribID and the Caribbean Immigrant Services Youth Core, which have been leading the Census education effort ...

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Scary Pre-New Year`s Eve Moment In Times Square

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 31, 2009: New Yorkers and New Year`s eve fans counting down the hours to the dropping of the ball in Times Square were given a  brief bomb scare Wednesday. A suspicious white van parked in the heart of Times Square caused the false alarm but it promoted New York Police Department to partially evacuate ...

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Climate Change Mitigation: A Dire Necessity For Latin America And The Caribbean

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Weds. Dec. 30, 2009: The recently concluded U.N. Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen has generated widespread disappointment since it did not deliver tangible results to effectively combat the rapidly encroaching problems generated by global warming. The conference spent a considerable amount of time to reach a non-binding `Copenhagen Accord` which took shaky steps against ...

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1983 U.S. Intervention In Grenada Leads To Novel

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 30, 2009: In the spring of 1984, barbed wire was still stretched along the white sand beaches on the small island of Grenada where the U.S. had driven out the Marxist faction that had slaughtered the moderate socialist government. Ron Frazer was there to teach secondary school, replacing the Cuban and East German teachers ...

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