Haiti Names New Ambassador To The U.S.

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: Haiti has quietly named a new ambassador to the U.S. CaribWorldNews understands that Luis Harold Joseph, the Minister Counselor and Chargé d`Affaires at the Embassy of Haiti in Washington since 1997, has presented his letter of credence to President Obama, accrediting him as […]

Haitian-Born, Canadian GG Ends Term Today

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CaribWorldNews, OTTAWA, Canada, Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: The reign of the Haitian-born Governor General of Canada, Michaelle Jean, officially ends today, September 30th. Jean will wrap up her five-year term as the 27th governor general. In her farewell speech, the outgoing GG said, `I can only hope I have helped […]

Two Caribbean Nationals Charged With Human Smuggling

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: Two Caribbean nationals, one from Haiti and the other from the Bahamas, have been charged with alien smuggling. William R. Roberts, a Bahamian national, has been charged along with Alphonse Pierre, a Haitian national and Luckson Morin and Guy Derilus, two Caribbean Americans, […]

Jamaicans Urged To Stay Indoors

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: Jamaica`s Prime Minister, Bruce Golding is urging nationals to remain indoors as much as possible, as the country continued yesterday to be lashed by torrential rains, resulting from Tropical Storm Nicole. Golding took a decision to get a firsthand look at the affected […]

T&T`s Jennifer Banks Wins 2010 Gay Caribbean Pageant

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, New York, Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago-born Jennifer Banks proved that Big Girls can do it too, by winning the crown at the 2010 Gay Caribbean USA Pageant. She is transgender and the first full-figured contestant to win the pageant. Victoria of Guyana, who stunned the […]

Nineteenth Caribbean Media Exchange Opens In Jamaica Today

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Sept. 30, 2010: The 19th Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) on sustainable tourism kicks-offs a four-day conference in Kingston, Jamaica today. CMEx officials say the 19th conference at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel will again look at tourism and education linkages as well as focus on Caribbean Diaspora […]

Women See Modest Gains in World News Media Portrayal, Coverage Still Betrays Significant Gender Bias

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TORONTO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Women are still significantly underrepresented and misrepresented in news media coverage, according to Global Media Monitoring Project research in 108 countries coordinated by the World Association for Christian Communication, despite significant change since the project began 15 years ago. 76% of the people […]

Haitian National Wrongly Accused To Be Exonerated

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CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, Fl, Weds. Sept. 29, 2010: A Haitian woman who was prosecuted wrongly and found guilty will be fully exonerated soon, the Orange-Osceola State Attorney`s office has said. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Malenne Joseph, a mother of two young girls aged 6 and 4, spent three months in […]

New Deaths In Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Sept. 29, 2010: As if the January 12th fury of Mother Nature that claimed over 200,000 lives was not enough, more deaths were this week reported from a rainstorm that lashed the capital, Port-au-Prince, on Friday. Authorities say five people were killed as the storm slammed […]

Barbados PM Returns Home

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Sept. 29, 2010: Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson who is battling pancreatic cancer is reportedly back in his native land. Caribbean360 reports indicate that the prime minister returned to Barbados this week some three weeks after he returned to New York Presbyterian Hospital to seek treatment […]