U.S., Chile To Sign New Extradition Treaty

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Jan. 13, 2010: The U.S. and Chile are set to sign a new extradition treaty today. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Arturo A. Valenzuela, is in Santiago, Chile, to sign on behalf of the U.S. He will also have a meeting with President […]

Remembering Caribbean Immigrant Alexander Hamilton

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 12, 2010:  America’s greatest immigrant, Caribbean-born Alexander Hamilton, was yesterday remembered on his 253rd birthday in New York City. The celebration by the Bowling Green Association of New York and CaribWorldNews included the raising of the flag of the Federation of St. Kitts and […]

Job Losses In Caribbean/Latin America Surpass 2 Million

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 12, 2010: Some 2.2 million jobs were lost in Latin America and the Caribbean alone last year. That`s according to the International Labor Organization, a United Nations agency. The ILO says the global financial crisis affected jobs across the two regions as it did […]

Caribbean Media Sidelined Again?

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Jan. 11, 2010: The Caribbean American Journalists and Media Association of Florida is questioning whether the US Census 2010 advertising campaign will again sideline Caribbean media houses. The group`s observations comes on the heels of similar sentiments expressed by CaribID, the movement formed in 2008 to […]

French Caribbean Territories Reject Way Of Self-Rule

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 12, 2010: Some 70 percent of voters in two French Caribbean territories say they prefer to remain overseas territories of France than move to self-rule. Voters in Martinique and French Guiana over the weekend rejected the option of greater autonomy in referendums held on […]

Will Smith, Wife Pitch In To Help Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 11, 2010:  Hollywood actor Will Smith and his  wife Jada Pinkett-Smith are among the celebrities who are pitching in to help tackle hunger in Haiti. The celebrity couple is auctioning off a special artwork signed by music artists who performed at the Nobel Peace […]

Kenya Can`t Rid Itself Of Controversial Jamaican Cleric

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CaribWorldNews, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mon. Jan. 11, 2010: Kenya`s efforts to deport radical Jamaican cleric, Abdullah el-Faisal, have reportedly failed again. Reports from Kenya late last night indicate that El-Faisal is being held at the Industrial Area Prison in Nairobi after he was returned from Nigeria. Kenya had flown the imam […]

Alexander Hamilton’s Birthday To Be Remembered

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 11, 2010:  The 206th birthday of America’s first United States Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, is set to be marked today in New York City. For another year, CaribWorldNews is teaming up with the Bowling Green Association’s Arthur Piccolo to celebrate Hamilton and […]

French Guiana Votes Down Self Rule

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CaribWorldNews, PARIS, France, Mon. Jan. 11, 2010: Voters in French Guiana say they prefer to remain as a French territory. Results from a referendum vote on the subject, released by the French government,  show that seventy percent voters in French Guiana voted against more autonomy on the island. The wording […]

Puerto Rico Lays Off More Than 200 Dozen Workers

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. Jan. 11, 2010: More than 200 dozen workers across Puerto Rico have been given pink slips. The Puerto Rico government laid off more than 2,400 government workers Friday as it tries to pare down a $3.2 billion deficit to avoid a complete governmental shutdown. […]