Caribbean AIDS Deaths Falling?

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 29, 2010: As the World gets ready to mark World AIDS Day on December 1, new data claims deaths from AIDS-related diseases in the region has fallen. A new report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), shows that in the Caribbean, […]

UNASUR Summit In Guyana Approves Democratic Protocol

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By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Mon. Nov. 29, 2010: As was widely expected, South American leaders approved a new Democratic Protocol to the UNASUR constitutive treaty at their fourth summit held in Georgetown, Guyana, on November 26. However, the Protocol has to be ratified by nine of the twelve member […]

U.S. Soldier Killed In Trinidad

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. Nov. 26, 2010: A 38-year-old U.S. Army soldier has reportedly been killed in his homeland of Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad police said Thursday that Sgt. Simeon Roderique was killed during a suspected robbery in the troubled neighborhood of Laventille on Tuesday. Sgt. Roderique was visiting from […]

Haiti Cholera Death Count Passes 1,600 Mark

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sat. Nov. 27, 2010: As Haitians get ready to vote in tomorrow`s election, the death toll from the cholera epidemic is showing no signs of stopping. So far, the Health Ministry says the death toll has risen to 1,603, up from 1,415. The outbreak has also infected […]

Haitian American Actor Kills Mother

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 24, 2010: A Haitian-American actor has been charged with killing his mother in a Brooklyn apartment. Police say `Ugly Betty` actor Michael Brea held his Haitian-born mother hostage and then murdered her with a samurai sword while screaming Bible passages Tuesday. He allegedly hacked […]

Caribbean Visitors To U.S. See 2010 Increase

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 24, 2010: Visitors from the Caribbean to the U.S. saw a spike this year, latest arrival figures show. A total of 815,671 Caribbean nationals on visitor`s visas visited the U.S. this year according to the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, an increase of […]

Caribbean Sees Drop In Asylum Approvals

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Nov. 24, 2010: Over 2,300 Caribbean nationals were granted asylum in the U.S. last year, latest Immigration Court data reveal, a marked drop from the previous year. The number of asylees from the region totaled 2,345 in 2009, down from 4,027 in 2008. The majority who […]