Haiti Marks 207th Anniversary of Independence

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sat. Jan. 1, 2011: Today marks the 207th year since Haiti fought for and obtained independence from France. Yet more than 200 years later, the country remains in poverty and largely dependent on aid. That poverty was heightened this year following the January 12th earthquake that claimed […]

UNASUR`s Treaty Becomes Legally Binding

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 CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Sat. Jan. 1, 2011: Guyana`s successful hosting of the fourth regular summit of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), without doubt, has boosted the country`s international image and has placed it in a position where it can play a leading role in guiding the continental integration […]

CaribWorldNews To Be Distributed By EBSCO Publishing

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Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 30, 2010: Hard Beat Communications executives on Wednesday announced they have inked a deal with EBSCO Publishing to distribute all text content produced by their news arm, CaribWorldNews, the news agency of the Caribbean Diaspora. EBSCO Publishing is the world`s leading subscription […]

The Caribbean’s Top Newsmakers Of 2010

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 30, 2010: Say Caribbean news and Haiti stands out as the top newsmaker for 2010 along with its own son, Grammy-winning singer, Wyclef Jean. The Caribbean nation took over the headlines following the devastating earthquake of January 12th and has dominated it since – […]

Canadian Man Denied Bail In Jamaica For Attempted Murder

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Dec. 30, 2010: A 43-year-old Canadian teacher has been denied bail in Jamaica in an attempted murder case that has shocked many. Paul Martin, an Ontario teacher, is accused of slashing his wife`s throat and leaving her for dead on a dirt road near a popular […]

Dominican Republic National Apprehended With False Documentation

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thurs. Dec. 30, 2010: A Dominican Republic national is facing charges for fraudulent use of documents. Onaika Yohanna Martes was referred to US Customs and Border Protection Officers by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel after presenting a Puerto Rico driver`s license and a Social Security […]

Haitian American Teens Dead In Florida Hotel

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Dec. 29, 2010:  A joyous celebration has turned into tragedy for the family of five Haitian-American teenagers. The teens had reportedly rented a Florida hotel room for a birthday party and left their car idling in the garage below. They died of carbon monoxide poisoning, police […]

First Woman Charged With Treason In Guyana

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. Dec. 29, 2010: A woman has created history in Guyana by becoming the first female to ever be charged with treason in the South American nation. Carol-Ann Munroe, 39, the owner and headmistress of Young Achievers Academy, along with her husband, Maj. Bruce Munroe, 36 and […]