Priest Nabbed For Sex Abuse In Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: A former Ontario priest is now facing twelve charges that he sexually abused several Haitian boys. Father Joao Jose Correira Duarte, also known as John, 43, was arrested on Tuesday at a hotel in Puerto Plata, Hoy Digital reports indicate. Duarte is accused […]

Turks & Caicos Former Leader Cleared Of Sex Assault

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CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: Former Turks & Caicos premier Michael Misick has been cleared of a sex assault charge. The case was yesterday discontinued due to a lack of evidence, Attorney General Kurt DeFreitas said. DeFreitas revealed that the decision was made after a […]

Haitians Shot In Dominican Border Zone

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CaribWorldNews, SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: Four Haitians reportedly making charcoal in a remote part of the Dominican Republic have been shot dead. Dominican Today reports indicate that 18 Haitians were in a remote area of southwest Independencia province of the DR when they were surprised by native […]

Four Dead In Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: Heavy rains in Haiti have claimed four more lives. Authorities yesterday said four people were declared dead and another four missing after heavy rains caused a landslide in Port-au-Prince`s Carrefour slum. Among the dead were a mother and her two children who were […]

Cuban Migrant Among 1,785 Busted

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON , D.C., Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: A Cuban migrant was among 1,785 individuals arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement this week in a bust of criminal gangs across the country. Adalberto Hernandez-Espinoza, 38, a leader of the Florencia-13 gang was arrested in Provo, Utah, on administrative […]

Participation By Everyone In The Census Is Mandatory

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Commentary By Albert BaldeoSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct., 23, 2009: With the decennial U.S. Census near, we must encourage everyone to participate. The census is used to determine representation in Congress and federal aid to local and state government programs and operations, including funding for schools, […]

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 […]

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 […]