Fewer Haitians Granted Asylum In 2009

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CaribWorldNews, WASHIGNTON, D.C., Fri. April 30, 2010:  The number of Haitian asylum beneficiaries continues to dwindle with each passing year, a CaribWorldNews analysis of latest Department of Homeland Security information indicates. Last year, just 592 Haitians were given the affirmed status of asylees in the U.S., an almost 50 percent […]

Call For Articles On Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. April 30, 2010: The Journal of Haitian Studies, the official publication of the Haitian Studies Association published by the Center for Black Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, is seeking articles from national and international scholars and professionals in the humanities, social sciences, applied sciences, […]

U.S. To Contribute $$ To Migration-Related Challenges In Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 30, 2010: The U.S. State Department says it plans to contribute an  additional $10.5 million to support border and migration issues in Haiti and the Dominican Republic following the January earthquake. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Eric P. Schwartz, has […]

Former Jamaica PM Appeals To The OAS On Behalf Of Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 30, 2010: CARICOM`s Special Representative on Haiti, former Jamaica Prime Minister, P.J. Patterson, has challenged the Organization of American States to work with the rest of the international community to help Haiti realize its vision of prosperity. Patterson issued the challenge, Thursday in an address […]

Jamaican Faces Deportation For Identity Theft

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CaribWorldNews, DOVER, Delaware, Thurs. April 29, 2010: A 41-year-old Jamaican man will soon face deportation back to his native land after being jailed this week for identity theft. Cleveland Valentine of Rochester, New York, was this week sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison and three years supervised release for using […]

U.S. Lawmakers Seek To Help Haitian Exports

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 29, 2010: U.S. lawmakers want to give Haiti an economic shot in the arm with the expansion of its duty-free access to the U.S. market for additional Haitian textile and apparel exports. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Sander M. Levin, (D-MI), and Senate Finance Committee […]

OAS Expresses Concerns about Arizona`s Immigration Law

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 29, 2010: Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, and various member states of the Organization yesterday expressed concerns during a session of the Permanent Council about the legal measures recently adopted by the State of Arizona. Following statements of rejection […]

Barbados May Soon See Cruise Ships Casinos

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. April 28, 2010: Legislation related specifically to cruise ships staying longer in port in Barbados, including allowing them to open their casinos, is under way. That`s the word from Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson. The PM made the disclosure as he addressed the media after a […]

Barbados Opposition Ordered Out Of Parliament

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. April 28, 2010: The Leader of the Opposition in Barbados and a fellow MP were yesterday ordered out of the Barbados Parliament. The removal occurred after the Speaker, Michael Carrington, asked former government minister George Payne to apologize for being disrespectful to the chair. The opposition […]