Mayoral Control: Ready For Renewal

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Commentary By Dr. Roy Hastick CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 7, 2009: The Assembly, led by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Education Chairwoman Cathy Nolan, is to be commended for acting expeditiously to pass legislation in support of mayoral control more than a month ago.  I also wish to […]

Digicel Announces Sponsorship Of Digicel Caribbean Cup New York

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– The 12-team tournament – which is in the playoff stages – gets much-needed support from DigicelCaribPR Wire, Wednesday, August 4th 2009, Brooklyn, New York: Digicel, the largest mobile operator in the Caribbean and recent entrant to Central America, today announced details of its three-year sponsorship of the Digicel Caribbean […]

Trinidad National Found Guilty In Green Card Scam

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Aug. 5, 2009: A 38-year-old Trinidad-born national could face a maximum of four years in jail after being convicted in a green card scam. Nazim (`Tony`) Hosein, of 106-43 95th Street in Ozone Park, Queens, yesterday pleaded guilty to defrauding five members of the Trinidad community […]

Jamaican Pleads Guilty In `Operation Whose House`

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug. 5, 2009: A Jamaican woman faces up to seven years in jail after pleading guilty to federal charges in connection with `Operation Whose House.` Yvette Scott Patterson admitted to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft and one […]

Antigua Mount Renamed After President Obama

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CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Weds. Aug. 5, 2009: Antigua and Barbuda`s highest peak has been renamed after U.S. President Barack Obama. Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer made the change official Tuesday as he unveiled a plaque to rename Boggy Peak, Mount Obama. The ceremony was planned to coincide […]

Jamaican Colors To Shine In Miami

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug. 5, 2009:  Jamaica`s colors will come alight this Friday when the Bank of America tower in downtown Miami lights up at dusk in black, green and gold, according to South Florida Caribbean news. The lighting of the Bank`s Tower`s is in commemoration of Jamaica`s 44th […]