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U.S. Saw Fewer Caribbean Visitors In 2009

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 5, 2010: Fewer Caribbean nationals on non-immigrant visas travelled to the United States last year, latest Department of Homeland Security data analyzed by CaribWorldNews show. Data released this week by the DHS show that some 1.2 million Caribbean nationals arrived in the U.S. last year, compared to some 1.4 million in 2008. Antigua and Barbuda ...

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Head Of Scotland Yard For Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. May 5, 2010: The head of Scotland Yard, Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Paul Stephenson, is undertaking a five-day visit to Jamaica organized by the University of the West Indies. A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman claims the Commissioner has accepted an invite to speak at the University of West Indies in Jamaica about continuing co-operation on law enforcement ...

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Immigrant Charged With Failed Times Square Car Bombing

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 5, 2010: A Pakistani immigrant who became a naturalized U.S. citizen just last year, has been blamed for the May 1 Times Square bomb scare. U.S. Justice Department officials identified the suspect as Faisal Shahzad, 30, of Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was arrested Monday night at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York as his ...

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New York Organization Asks: `Who Mash Up Reggae? `

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, N.Y., Weds. May 5, 2010: As questions continue to surround the recent cancellation of U.S. visas to several top Jamaican dancehall artists, a local New York organization is asking the question: `Who Mash Up Reggae?` The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music`s Community Conversation series continues today by putting the focus again on the state of reggae music. The ...

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St. Kitts National Cleared For Summer Execution

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 4, 2010: A 51-year-old St. Kitts-born woman, who holds British citizenship, could be executed in Texas by the summer. The execution for Linda Carty has been cleared after the Supreme Court on Monday declined to review her death sentence. British officials and pro bono lawyers had appealed to the justices to order a new trial ...

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Haitian National Charged With Murder

Caribworldnews, HENNIKER, NH, Tues. May 4, 2010: A 22-year-old Haitian migrant has been charged with the murder of a nursing student. Roody Fleuraguste was arraigned Monday on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Molly Hawthorn-MacDougall. Prosecutors claim he allegedly shot Hawthorn-MacDougall, 31, in the face last Thursday. Hawthorn-MacDougall, who was married to Daniel Paul, also 31, was to ...

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4.4 Quake Sends Haitians Running Scared

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. May 4, 2010: A 4.4 earthquake that shook Haiti`s capital Monday sent many screaming into the streets less than four months after the devastating January 12th quake. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 4.4 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea about 25 miles west of Port-au-Prince but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. ...

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Nomination Day Wraps Up In Trinidad And Tobago

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. May 4, 2010: Nomination Day officially ended in Trinidad and Tobago at 3 p.m. Monday, a move that ensures that all candidates contesting the May 24th General Election are now in place. The ruling Peoples National Movement and the opposition United National Congress and its partners are fielding 41 candidates. They include surprisingly, party stalwart and ...

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Gramps Morgan, Machel, Queen Ifrica Tie For Top International Reggae and World Music Awards

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Tues. May 4, 2010: Roy `Gramps` Morgan, soca Star Machel Montano and Queen Ifrica on Sunday night emerged as the top winners at the 29th annual International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA), held at York College in Jamaica, Queens. All three entertainers walked away with three awards each. Morgan won for Best Song, Best Crossover Song ...

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U.S. And Trinidad Reach Open Skies Agreement

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 4, 2010: The United States and Trinidad and Tobago have reached a comprehensive Open Skies agreement to expand and liberalize their bilateral civil aviation relationship, the U.S. State Department said Monday. The agreement was initialed on May 1, after three days of negotiations in Port-of-Spain between a delegation from Trinidad and Tobago and a U.S. ...

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