Haiti To Recount Votes As Palin Gets Ready To Visit

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Dec. 10, 2010: Haiti`s Provisional Electoral Council yesterday said it will recount the votes from the December 7th preliminary election results, after protests continued in the capital for another day, shutting down the country. The PEC`s comments come as Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is scheduled […]

Caribbean American Congresswoman Welcomes Passage of DREAM Act

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 9, 2010: The passage of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minor (DREAM) Act in the U.S. Congress yesterday has been welcomed by Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke. Clarke yesterday called the passage of the measure, that would allow children of undocumented immigrants […]

Préval, Ban Appeal For End To Violent Protests In Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, PETIONVILLE, Haiti, Thurs. Dec. 9, 2010: Both Haitian President, René Préval along with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon yesterday appealed for calm as violent protests continued in the capital of Haiti following the announcement of preliminary election results. `We are asking everyone, please stop burning tires on the roads, […]

Nicki Minaj Concert Costs Raise Eyebrows In Homeland

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. Dec. 9, 2010: The opposition in Trinidad and Tobago is harshly criticizing the huge cost of a Nicki Minaj concert, recently held in the singer`s hometown. The Grammy nominated rapper was part of the `Localise It` concert in October, which included a fashion show featuring local […]

Reward Offered To Find Killer Of Trinidad-Born Bakery Owner

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Dec. 9. 2010: A reward of US$2,000 has been offered to find the killer of a well-loved Trinidad-born, Brooklyn-based, bakery owner. Mervyn Johnson owner was shot dead just steps from his apartment building Tuesday night in Crown Heights nearly a week after being mugged, New York […]

Preliminary Haiti Election Results In

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Dec. 8, 2010: Preliminary election results in Haiti are in, over a week since protests marked the November 28th election. The Provisional Electoral Council on Tuesday announced a run-off between former first lady Mirlande Manigat and Rene Preval protégé, Jude Celestin after none of the candidates […]

French Expert Links Haiti Cholera Epidemic To U.N. Peacekeepers

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 8, 2010: A French disease expert has reportedly confirmed what many in the Haitian community have been saying for months now – that the cholera epidemic sweeping Haiti is largely linked to U.N. troops there. Epidemiologist Renaud Piarroux, who conducted research in Haiti on […]

Three Caribbean Nationals Pardoned By NY Governor

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 CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 8, 2010: Three Caribbean nationals convicted of immigration violations have been pardoned by New York Governor, David Paterson. The three had all been subjected to deportation due to criminal convictions under immigration rules, but the pardon will now spare Jamaican Marlon Oscar Powell, Darshini […]