Reggae Artists Band Together In `I Am Jamaica` Campaign

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. July 19, 2010: Reggae artists, Hopeton Lindo, Shaggy, Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, Courtney John, Peter Gee, Fiona, Sophia Brown and Anthony Cruz are among the entertainers who have come together to launch the `I Am Jamaica` Campaign. The campaign kicked-off simultaneously in the U.S., Jamaica, Canada, […]

New York`s Top Reggae Event Canned For 2010

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CaribWorldNews, Queens, NY, Mon. July 19, 2010: The global economic recession has claimed another victim – this time a top reggae festival in New York. Producers of the annual Irie Jamboree, one of the top reggae festivals in the U.S., said Friday they made the agonizing decision to forgo the […]

`Pablo Escobar` Of The Caribbean Nabbed

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. July 19, 2010: A 45-year old Puerto Rico national, dubbed the Pablo Escobar of the Caribbean, has been captured after a decade-long pursuit. Jose Figueroa Agosto, who was wanted on kidnapping, money laundering, drug trafficking and murder charges, was nabbed Saturday while driving through […]

Kingston Crisis: An Opportunity For Jamaica?

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By Bevan Springer CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 19, 2010: Out of every crisis, there`s an opportunity, and Jamaicans – while clearly unhappy with the recent `Dudus developments` that brought chaos to a section of the capital, Kingston – are finding a silver lining in the clouds of chaos […]

Barbadian Migrant Killed In Hit And Run Accident

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CaribWorldNews, JERSEY CITY, NJ, Fri. July 16, 2010: A 33-year-old Barbadian migrant was struck on and killed by a hit-and-run driver Thursday morning in New Jersey. Reports indicate Jermaine Forrester, of Springfield Gardens in  Queens, was crossing the four-lane road west of Bevan Street on State  Highway 139 at 12:48 […]

Guyana President`s Libel Case Set For August Hearing

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. July 16, 2010:A hearing in the libel case filed by the President of Guyana against one of the country`s three private newspapers,  is set for August 5th. Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo is suing the Kaieteur News newspaper for libel and is seeking more than US$48,550 or […]

`Barefoot Bandit` Jailed In Miami

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`CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. July 15, 2010: The now infamous `Barefoot Bandit,` was yesterday ordered held in a Miami jail as he tries to determine legal representation. Colton Harris-Moore, 19, made his first appearance in a U.S. Court in Miami Wednesday, a day after he was deported from the Bahamas […]