Congressman Rangel Gets Order Of Jamaica

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Oct. 20, 2009: A New York congressman facing an ethics inquiry has been given a top honor by the Jamaican government. Congressman Charles Bernard Rangel of Harlem, NY, who is being investigated by the House Ethics Committee for alleged  financial and tax improprieties, was on Monday […]

Jennifer Hudson For 2010 Jamaica Jazz And Blues Festival

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CaribPR Wire, MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Weds. Oct. 21, 2009:  Multiple award-winning singer and actress, Jennifer Kate Hudson, is set to be among the acts for the next Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival from January 24-30, 2010 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. TurnKey Production President and festival producer, Walter Elmore, made the […]

Caribbean Migrant Dies In Immigration Custody

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CaribWorldNews, BOSTON, MA, Weds. Oct. 21, 2009: Another Caribbean national has died while in immigration custody. Pedro Juan Tavarez, a migrant from the Dominican Republic, died after being held in a Boston detention facility by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Tavarez, 49, was pronounced dead Monday at Brigham […]

Caribbean Makes Bid To Battle Swine Flu

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. Oct. 21, 2009: CARICOM is stepping in to battle the H1NI or swine flu virus in the region, insisting that its most at risk population are in line for early vaccinations. The Community on Tuesday said it is expecting shipments of vaccine doses to battle the […]

Press Freedom In Some Caribbean Countries Not That Free

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Oct. 20, 2009: The Caribbean media generally enjoys freedom of the press, according to the World Press Freedom Index, but in four nations in the region, that liberty is not that free. Antigua and Barbuda, the Dominican Republic and Haiti were listed as nations where press […]

Jamaican-Born Triple Murder Suspect Extradited

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CaribWorldNews, POLK COUNTY, FL, Tues. Oct. 20, 2009: A 21-year-old Jamaican man accused of killing three in a nightclub in May 2008 has been extradited to face murder charges. Davion Parson is accused of gunning down Tampa disc jockeys Antone Neely, 29, and Michael Rattigan, 35, and Kevin Webster, 29, […]