Small Islands Gaining Support As They Fight For Survival

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By Indi Mclymont-Lafayette and Horace Fisher COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Weds. Dec. 16, 2009, (Panos): Small islands states (including the Caribbean) jumped into the spotlight of the United Nations Climate Change discussions in Copenhagen, Denmark when they introduced their own draft text into the negotiations with tremendous support from another 53 non-island […]

Jamaica Boosts Cop Presence

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: More Jamaican cops will be out in force this holiday season as the island`s murder rate approaches a whopping 1,600. Assistant Police Chief Glenmore Hinds says more than 700 police officers will be deployed to high-crime areas where they will patrol malls, bus […]

Former Grenada PM Threatens To Sue Local Media Houses

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By Linda Straker/CWNN Grenada CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: Former Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is threatening to sue local media houses who published stories about his wife being caught with a diplomatic passport in her possession at the Maurice Bishop International Airport last month. The […]

Relatives Appeal For Tips In Murder Of Caribbean American

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: Relatives of a Caribbean American man shot to death late last month outside a Brooklyn, NY nightclub are appealing for help in finding his killer. Kelvin Neil, 41, was gunned down outside the Nocturnal nightclub on Flatbush Avenue near Avenue H in Brooklyn […]

State Department Portrait To Caribbean American Unveiled

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: An official portrait to the U.S.` first black secretary of state, Caribbean American Gen. Colin Powell, was this week unveiled at the State Department. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled the official portrait of former Secretary of State Powell on Monday, noting there […]

Haiti Has A New First Lady

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Dec. 9, 2009: Haiti`s President, Rene Preval, has given the nation a new first lady. She is Elisabeth Debrosse Delatour, the widow of former central bank chief Leslie Delatour. The two were married in a private ceremony at her home above Port-au-Prince on Sunday morning, reports […]