Volcanic Ashfall Continues Over Montserrat

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CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: Volcanic activity is continuing in Montserrat with heavy ash fall occurring yesterday and over the weekend. The Montserrat Volcano Observatory says the ash fall continues in many inhabited areas of north-western Montserrat including Old Towne, Salem, Flemmings, Friths, Olveston, Woodlands and St Peters. […]

Haitian Woman Gets Paid

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: A Haitian-born former detainee has been paid US$47,500 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security after being denied treatment while in custody. The woman, identified only as `Rosemarie M` in court documents, was denied treatment for uterine fibroid, according to Tania Galloni, an […]

Caribbean Sees Rise In Permanent Visa For 2009

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: More Caribbean nationals became green card holders or permanent residents in 2009 compared to the previous year, a CaribWorldNews analysis has revealed. Latest U.S. State Department data analyzed show more Caribbean nationals were able to adjust their status to legal residents this year, […]

CaribPR Wire Unveils Brand New Website

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Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 22, 2009: CaribPR Wire, the official PR wire of the Caribbean and partner of the PR New Wire, yesterday unveiled a brand new website with new features and technology that matches the company`s growth. The new site at http://caribpr.com/, marks a significant upgrade […]

Buju Banton`s Label Breaks Silence – CaribWorldNews Exclusive

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: President of Buju Banton`s record label, Tracii McGregor, is urging the world to remember that the `Rasta Got Soul` singer is `innocent until proven guilty.` In an exclusive interview with CaribWorldNews Friday, McGregor, the head of Buju`s Gargamel Music, Inc., warned against […]

Caribbean Youth Want Action On Climate Change

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By Anna Scarlette Copenhagen, Denmark, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009:  (Panos) – Eleven youth from seven Caribbean islands are among the 1,500 young people in Copenhagen intent on having their say, as world leaders struggle to come up with a global climate deal. `As the generation that will have to deal […]

Buju Banton’s Label Stays Mum

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: Today marks the eighth day since the arrest of controversial reggae singer, Buju Banton. But so far, his record label has maintained its silence, issuing no statements nor responding to no media queries. A CWNN request for comment to Banton’s Gargamel Music […]

Judge Turns Grinch With Allen Stanford

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: U.S. District Judge David Hittner was the Grinch that yesterday stole Texas financier R. Allen Stanford`s Christmas. As if things are not already tough for the former flamboyant investor turned cricket entrepreneur, Judge Hittner yesterday hit the once knighted Antigua resident with news […]

Guyanese Charged With Human Smuggling

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: A 52-year-old Guyanese woman was yesterday indicted by a Texas grand jury for her role in smuggling four Indian nationals into the U.S. Annita Devi Gerald, aka Annita Rampersad, was on Thursday charged in a nine-count indictment by a federal grand jury in […]

Place Climate Adaptation Body In Caribbean Urge Leaders

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CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: Civil society leaders are calling for an important climate change body to be located in the Caribbean island nation of Barbados. Richer countries were urged to join developing nations in supporting the sitting of the headquarters of the proposed Global Adaptation Fund […]