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Jamaican Woman Is New Vicar Of British Parliament

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. July 1, 2010: A Jamaica-born woman has created history by being appointed the new vicar of the British Parliament. The new vicar is known for her stance against racism and has called on the Church of England to apologies for its role in slavery. She also supports arguments for the gay-rights movement in the Church. Speaker ...

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Guyanese Terror Suspects Were More Talk Than Action Defense Claims

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. July 1, 2010: Two Guyanese men accused to planning to bomb fuel lines leading to the New York J.F.K. airport were more talk than action their defense attorneys said Wednesday. Attorneys Len Kamdang and Toni Messina told jurors on opening day of the trial of terror suspects, Russell Defreitas, 66, and Abdul Kadir, 58, that it ...

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Canadian Is Trinidad And Tobago’s Top Cop

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. June 30, 2010: Winnipeg`s former police chief has been appointed as the new top cop for the oil rich nation of Trinidad and Tobago. The country`s House of Representatives this week approved Jack Ewatski, 58, as its new police commissioner, charging him with the task of fighting crime in the twin-island Republic under the Kamla Persad ...

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Guyanese JFK Terror Suspect Cops Plea

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. June 30, 2010: One of three Guyanese accused of plotting to blow up fuel lines and fuel tanks at Kennedy Airport yesterday changed his plea to guilty just a day ahead of a federal trial. Abdel Nur copped a guilty plea in Brooklyn Court Tuesday, admitting to providing material support to his other three co-conspirators. `I ...

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Another Caribbean-Based Ponzi Scheme Halted By SEC

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 30, 2010: Fraud charges and an emergency asset freeze was yesterday announced against a purported fund manager based in the U.S. Virgin Islands with links to several other Caribbean islands, who allegedly perpetrated a $105 million Ponzi scheme against investors. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleges that Daniel Spitzer, a resident of St. Thomas, ...

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Haitian Migrants Repatriated

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. June 30, 2010: Fifteen Haitian migrants who tried to sneak into the U.S. illegally have been sent back by U.S. Coast Guards. The U.S. Coast Guard repatriated the migrants Tuesday to Cap-Haitien, just days after they were found in a disabled go-fast boat off Florida`s Atlantic coast. The Coast Guard says their 24-foot boat was found ...

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Jamaica PM Appeals For Help For Crime Fighting

CaribWorldNews, MUSKOKA, Canada, Tues. June 29, 2010: Jamaica Prime Minister Bruce Golding wants G8 countries to assist countries like his in the fight against organized crime. Golding called attention to the penetrative and corrosive effect of crime in struggling developing countries with weak institutional capacity and a scarcity of resources during his speech at Muskoka, Canada at a special outreach ...

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Haitian Population To Grow By Millions In Coming Years

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 29, 2010: Haiti`s population could jump by some four million by 2050, the U.S. Census claimed Monday. New data released today by the Bureau claims the population of the earthquake ravaged country is projected to increase from 9.6 million in 2010 to 13.4 million by 2050. These figures come from the Census Bureau`s International Data ...

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Jamaican Attorney General Faces No Confidence Vote

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 29, 2010: Jamaica`s Attorney General and Justice Minister Senator, Dorothy Lightbourne, is facing a no-confidence motion this week over her handling of the Christopher Coke extradition request which had been made by the U.S. last August.Opposition Senators claim that Lighbourne used `spurious reasons and excuses` to delay signing the order to proceed with the extradition ...

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Guyanese Cop Charged With Murdering Teen

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. June 29, 2010: A Guyanese police officer has been slapped with a first-degree murder charge in the killing of a high school teen. Officer Quancy John was yesterday charged with shooting Kelvin Fraser, 16, to death after responding to a report about a group of students making trouble outside a high school at Patentia on the ...

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