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Guyanese Among 87 Iced

CaribWorldNews, RICHMOND, VA, Fri. July 30, 2010: A 49-year-old Guyanese national was among 87 migrants recently nabbed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. Robert Cummings, a convicted green card holder, was arrested in Richmond, VA for immigration violations. His criminal history includes felony convictions for possession of a weapon and intent to distribute cocaine. He has been placed in ...

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Vincentian In Contention For GE Ecomagination Challenge

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTOWN, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Fri. July 30, 2010:  Welectricity, an innovative, award-winning tool for delivering energy efficiency via social networking is in contention in the GE Ecomagination Challenge, a global search by one of the world`s largest companies for the best ideas in the world that will help power the 21st century `smart grid.` The Ecomagination Challenge, ...

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Congressional `Friend Of The Caribbean` Faces Public Ethics Trial

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 30, 2010: New York Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel, considered by many to be a `Friend of the Caribbean` and its issues, began a public trial before the U.S. House Sub-Committee on Standard of Conduct. The 13 charges unveiled include Rangel`s solicitation of contributions to a school to be named in his honor at City College ...

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Trinidad-Born Mother Deemed Killer Of Kids

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 30, 2010: A 30-year-old Trinidad-born mother with a debt of close to $9,000, has been deemed the killer of her four children. New York City medical examiner`s office on Thursday morning said autopsy results show that Leisa Jones killed her four children before taking her own life in a fiery blaze. Jones is believed ...

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Could Guyana`s New Joint Party Grouping Attain Similar Success As In Trinidad?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 30, 2010: Four opposition political parties in Guyana have joined together to form `The Joint Opposition Political Parties,` grouping, a move seen by some as positive and auguring well for the future of the country, similar to the success achieved by the joint union in Trinidad and Tobago led by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. ...

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Will It Be Wyclef Or His Uncle Running For President Of Haiti?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 30, 2010: Will Wyclef Jean run for President of Haiti or will it be his uncle, the country`s ambassador to Washington? Despite the rumors and moves by the Grammy-award winning singer Thursday in Haiti that could indicate a run for the top post, Jean`s uncle, Ambassador Raymond Joseph, is the only member of the ...

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Barbados-Born Migrant Fatally Shot By Robbers

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. July 29, 2010: A 60-year-old Barbados migrant was shot and killed by alleged robbers earlier this morning in his home in Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY. Businessman Stevenson Blackett was asleep in the basement of his home when two killers bent on apparently robbing the family entered at about 1:15 a.m. through a screen on a side door, ...

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More Jamaican Criminals Could Be Extradited To U.S.

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. July 28, 2010: Christopher `Dudus` Coke is only one in a number of criminals the U.S. wants. United States Assistant Secretary of State Arturo Valenzuela, in Jamaica on a tri-nation Caribbean visit, said Tuesday the U.S. has handed in a series of extradition requests for suspected Jamaican criminals to the government of Jamaica. `There is a ...

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Funding Appeal Made For Mary Seacole Memorial Statue

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. July 28, 2010: Chairman of the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal, Lord Clive Soley of Hammersmith is appealing for donations to help fund a statue in honor of the famous Jamaican nurse. The funding target is £500,000 and the final approval of the design has been completed. Speaking at the House of Lords at a special ...

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Trinidad And Tobago PM Marks Anniversary Of Coup

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Weds. July 28, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago`s first female prime minister, Kamla Persad Bissessar, yesterday helped marked the country`s 20th anniversary of the 1990 coup. Persad-Bissessar attended a annual church service to mark the anniversary at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on Tuesday followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at parliament – the Red House – in remembrance of ...

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