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Jamaicans In Diaspora To Mark Homeland`s Independence

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 6, 2010: Jamaicans in the U.S. Diaspora are gearing up to mark their country`s independence anniversary today and throughout the weekend. Today, Aug. 6th, at dusk, the Miami Tower at International Place in downtown in Miami, will illuminate in the colors of the Jamaican flag – black, green and gold, in celebration of Jamaica`s ...

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Tropical Storm Colin To Pass By Bermuda

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 6, 2010: Tropical Storm Colin Bermuda was about 470 miles south of Bermuda last night and is likely to pass by the country tomorrow. The storm is not forecast to make landfall in the United States, but is likely to pass near Bermuda on Saturday as it slowly strengthens. Maximum sustained winds last night were ...

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Caribbean Nations Political Will in Terror Fight Lauded By U.S.

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Aug. 6, 2010: The U.S. State Department on Thursday lauded the political will of Caribbean nations to combat terrorism as the country released its annual report on terrorism and counter-terrorism in countries around the world. The U.S., in its Western Hemisphere report, insisted that the will of Caribbean nations `remained strong, despite limited resources and capabilities.` ...

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OAS Mission Ready To Observe Haiti`s Election

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 5, 2010: Candidates for Haiti`s Presidential election may still be putting their hats in the ring but the Organization of American States is ready to observe the November election. Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza, and Permanent Representative of Haiti to the Organization, Ambassador Duly Brutus, yesterday signed an agreement on the privileges ...

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Caribbean Community SG To Call It Quits

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. Aug. 5, 2010: After 18 years in the post of Secretary General of CARICOM,  Edwin Carrington, is set to call it quits. Carrington, according to a statement from the body, will quit the post on December 31st. The Trinidad and Tobago national has served as SG since 1992. `It has been my privilege and honor to have ...

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Jamaican Lance Sergeant Killed In Line Of Duty

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Aug. 5, 2010: A 31-year-old Jamaican born Lance Sergeant in the British Army has become the latest casualty of the war in Afghanistan. Lance Sergeant Dale McCallum was fatally shot by insurgents Sunday as he commanded his men in an operation to provide security to Afghan local nationals in Helmand province, Britain`s Ministry of Defence said. ...

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Cayman Finance Slams Back At Senator Levin

CaribWorldNews, GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Thurs. Aug. 5, 2010: The Finance association of the Cayman Islands is slamming a U.S. business group endorsed by Senator Carl Levin, (D-MI), for spreading lies. Cayman Finance, in a statement released on the PR Newswire Wednesday said that the financial services industry in the Cayman Islands rejects false claims by a U.S. business group, ...

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U.S. Congratulates Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 5, 2010: The United States is congratulating Jamaica ahead of its 48th anniversary of independence tomorrow, insisting it looks forward to strengthening the rule of law throughout the Caribbean, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton extended the greeting on behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States as Jamaica gets ready ...

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Trinidad PM For First Meeting With Diaspora In New York

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Aug. 5, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago`s first female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is set to make her first official visit to New York this month to meet with members of the T&T Diaspora. PM Persad-Bissessar, according to news reaching CaribWorldNews, is set for a Town Hall Meeting in Brooklyn, NY on Friday August 13, 2010. The ...

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Haitian Migrants Sent Back

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. July 4, 2010: More than 300 Haitians migrants who tried to sneak in to the U.S. illegally via two overloaded sailboats have been sent packing. The U.S. Coast Guard said this week that 164 Haitians found on Friday about eight miles south of Great Inagua, Bahamas and another 159 found Sunday about 33 miles west of ...

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