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Air Jamaica Shelves Plans To Return To Cayman, Barbados

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 15, 2010: Air Jamaica, which became a part of Caribbean Airlines last month, has now halted plans to fly from Jamaica to Grand Cayman and from New York to Barbados this summer. Bruce Nobles, President and CEO of Air Jamaica claims operating the two routes as planned `would have compromised our reliability and so we ...

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Do Caribbean Leaders Really Give A Damn About Their Diaspora?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 10, 2010: Today, several Caribbean ministers will get another opportunity for a face-to-face with a top U.S. official, this time U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Clinton is set to meet with the region`s foreign ministers in Barbados to discuss issues germane to them. The meeting comes on the heels of several dialogues ...

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Court Gives Grenadian Immigrant Small Victory

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Thurs. June 10, 2010: A Grenadian national facing deportation has won a small victory in U.S. Appeals Court. The United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit recently granted Lenroy Brian Forteau the opportunity for a review of his case by the Board of Immigration Appeals`. Forteau, who migrated to the U.S. in 1979 at the age of ...

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Antigua Gets IMF Loan

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 10, 2010: The International Monetary Fund this week approved a $117.8 million loan to Antigua and Barbuda, despite a lobbying effort to prevent the loan from several Americans affected by the Allen Stanford debacle. They said the money will help Antigua and Barbuda, a country of 85,000 people, implement its three-year plan, spending cuts and ...

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Only 50 Percent Of All Census Forms Mailed Back

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 1, 2010: The U.S. Census is urging Caribbean and other U.S. residents to mail back their census forms urgently. The Bureau yesterday said only half of the nations` 134 million households has participated so far in the Census. Director Robert Groves yesterday urged communities nationwide to take 10 minutes today, Thursday, April 1, Census Day, ...

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New Top UN Representative To Haiti Named

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. April 1, 2010: Edmond Mulet has been named as the new special representative of the United Nations in Haiti and head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mulet was yesterday named to the post by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He replaces Hédi Annabi, who died in the earthquake that ...

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Caribbean Nationals Urged To Make Sure They Count This Census

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 31, 2010: With the return day for all Census forms set for tomorrow, April 1, Carib ID, the movement started in 2008 by Felicia Persaud to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted across the U.S., is urging all Caribbeans to make sure they fill out and return their 2010 U.S. Census form while writing ...

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Accused Ponzi Schemer Stanford Wants Another Set Of Attorneys

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Weds. Mar. 31, 2010: Accused Ponzi schemer, Texas-born, Antigua-based financier R. Allen Stanford, is asking for new attorneys again, his fourth set in less than a year. In a motion filed Tuesday in federal court, Stanford said he now wants to be represented by Houston-based attorneys Michael Essmyer and Bob Bennett. U.S. District Judge David Hittner ordered ...

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Caribbean Reps, Canada Haiti-Born GG For Donors` Conference

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 31, 2010: Two representatives from the Caribbean Community along with the Haitian-born Governor General of Canada are among the top dignitaries set for the International Donors` Conference for Haiti today. The conference, being presented under the theme `Towards a New Future for Haiti,` is aimed  at raising billions to help the earthquake devastated country ...

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