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Trinidad-Born Founder Of Famous D.C. Restaurant Dead

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: The Trinidad-born owner of the famous D.C. restaurant, Ben`s Chili Bowl, is dead. Ben Ali, founder of the U Street restaurant died Wednesday evening. He was 82. Ali opened Ben`s Chili Bowl with his wife, Virginia, in 1958 after he migrated from Trinidad. The spot has seen its share of celebrities including comedian ...

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The European Commission And The Caribbean

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: For decades Europe has sought to establish an overarching policy relationship with Latin America and the Caribbean. It has done so through dialogue, policy papers, initiatives and summits. For the most part it has sought to consolidate its influence, giving the sometimes unfortunate impression that the construct of a single ...

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CaribWorldNews Publisher For Regular Guest Slot On WWRL Radio

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: CaribWorldNews publisher, Felicia Persaud, is set to become a regular guest on WWRL 1600 AM radio`s Caribbean line-up. The New York station returned with a Caribbean format from Oct. 3rd, and Persaud will be part of the regular additions to the new format as of tomorrow, October 10th. The Guyanese-born journalist ...

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NY Congressman To Join Pilgrimage To Haiti`s Citadel

 CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: New York Congressman, Gregory Meeks, is set to be among participants of a pilgrimage to Haiti`s Citadel. The Haiti Support Project, under the leadership of Ron Daniels, organizes the annual pilgrimage. The event is now in its third year and began yesterday, October 8th and is held through October 12th. Meeks is among ...

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Jamaica Minister Undergoing Treatment In Florida

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: Reports indicate Jamaica`s National Security Minister, Dwight Nelson, underwent surgery  in Florida last night. Nelson was reportedly at a medical facility in Florida yesterday, two days after being hospitalized with extreme abdominal pains. Reports indicate he underwent sugery yesterday. A stomach problem has been reportedly detected and further tests are set to be ...

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Jamaica PM Insists Remittance On The Mend

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: Jamaica`s Prime Minister Bruce Golding claims remittances from migrants overseas are back up after a decline earlier this year. Golding made this pronouncement while addressing university students at a town hall meeting at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus on Tuesday night. `We got word that in August, we had an ...

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Jamaican Bomb Suspect Gets Off With Probation

CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, FL, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: A Jamaican national and U.S. Army veteran yesterday got off with just three years probation for a 2008 bomb component smuggling incident. Kevin Christopher Brown of South Florida had pleaded guilty in July to a misdemeanor count of entering an aircraft or airport area in violation of security requirements. He was arrested in ...

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Jamaican Shot Dead In Ohio

CaribWorldNews, CLEVELAND, Ohio, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: Cleveland Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old Jamaican man. Jevanuey A. Williams, was found wounded in front of Dailey`s Deli and Catering on East 116th Street and Continental Avenue in Cleveland Monday night. Williams was shot in the chest, back and legs. He was later pronounced dead at the MetroHealth ...

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Haitian Deported Despite UN Ruling

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: A 22-year-old Haitian national was this week deported from Canada despite a UN ruling that said the expulsion would violate his civil rights. John Michael Dauphin was deported after serving a prison sentence for theft and assault. He served 33 months in jail after he attacked and robbed a Quebec court appeals judge ...

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Attorneys For Guyana Terrorist Suspect Want Evidence Suppressed

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: The attorneys for Guyanese-born terror accused, Russell Defreitas, want all statements and items seized by investigors in the case to be suppressed, CaribWordlNews has learnt. Defreitas along with three others, including a former member of the Parliament of Guyana, were arrested and charged in June 1, 2007  with plotting to blow up ...

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