Gruesome Grenada Murder Brings PM`s Sorrow

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CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Weds. May 5, 2010: Grenada`s Prime Minister and Minister for National Security, Tillman Thomas, has expressed sympathy to the families of two St. Andrews men, who died in unfortunate circumstances on Monday. His comments come as a 32-year-old, whose name wasn`t released, entered the Grenville station […]

St. Barts Resident Is Now World`s Oldest Person

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CaribWorldNews, St. Barts, St. Barts, Weds. May 5, 2010: The oldest person in the world now lives in St. Barts, the French Caribbean island. Eugenie Blanchard, 114, became the oldest person in the world Sunday after Japan`s Kama Chinen a week short of her 115th birthday. Blanchard was born on […]

Former Air Jamaica Pilot Dead

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 6, 2010: The leader of the Air Jamaica Staff Acquisition Group, which tried to unsuccessfully buy the carrier, is dead. Reports indicate that Captain Russell Capleton died in Kingston from an apparent heart attack. The Jamaica Airline Pilots Association yesterday expressed shock at the sudden […]

Bahamian National Charged With Migrant Smuggling

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. May 6, 2010: A 41-year-old Bahamian national has been charged in connection with an April 28, 2010 failed migrant smuggling venture. Kelsey James McQueen, alias Calsey James McQueen could face up to a maximum of 15 years in jail if convicted of alien smuggling, the United […]

Immigrant Charged With Failed Times Square Car Bombing

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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 […]

Head Of Scotland Yard For Jamaica

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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 […]

U.S. Saw Fewer Caribbean Visitors In 2009

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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, […]

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

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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 […]

4.4 Quake Sends Haitians Running Scared

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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 […]

Haitian National Charged With Murder

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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, […]