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Caribbean Airlines Take Over Of Air Jamaica Delayed

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. April 8, 2010: The April 12th takeover of Air Jamaica by the Trinidad and Tobago-owned Caribbean Airlines has been pushed back. Chairman of Air Jamaica, Dennis Lalor, yesterday said Jamaica`s national carrier had agreed to the extension from April 12th to April 30th. He said this will ensure that sufficient time is devoted to completing the ...

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Special Humanitarian Parole Program For Haitian Orphans Draws To A Close

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 9, 2010: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will stop accepting new requests for consideration under the Special Humanitarian Parole Program for Haitian Orphans program as of April 14, 2010, and will resume regular processing of inter-country adoptions.  The agency yesterday said the decision has been made based on a request by the Haitian government ...

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Reconstruction Of Haiti: Experts Suggest The Creation Of Earthquake- Resistant Cities.

By Cossy RooseveltPanos Caribbean CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. April 9, 2010: The violent earthquake of January 12th, which caused the death of more than 220,000 persons as well as significant material damage estimated at 7 billion dollars, has given rise to a serious debate about the reconstruction of Haiti. Different sectors involved in national life, including the international institutions that ...

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Immigration Legalization Would Have Little Effect On Economy – Report

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 8, 2010: Legalizing the nation`s nearly 12 million unauthorized immigrants would be unlikely to improve their employment prospects, raise their incomes or result in increased competition for jobs with native-born workers, at least in the short term. These are the conclusions of a report released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. ...

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Lightening Bolt For Penn Relays

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. April 9, 2010: The world`s fastest man, Jamaican-born Olympian Usain `Lightening` Bolt, is set to compete at the annual Penn Relays later this month. Penn Relays officials yesterday announced that the world record holder of the 100 and 200 meters, will compete as part of the Jamaica men`s 4×100 relay in the USA versus The World ...

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Trial Of Reggae`s Buju Banton Delayed

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Fri. April 9, 2010: Reggae singer Buju Banton will have to continue to sit tight in his jail cell. A judge on Thursday pushed back the trial date of Banton, born Mark Myrie, from a start date of start April 19th to June 21st. District Judge James Moody did not immediately give an explanation for the change. ...

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OAS AG For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 8, 2010: Newly-re-elected Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Albert Ramdin, is set to lead a six-member OAS mission to Haiti. Ramdin will be in Haiti from tomorrow, April 8 to Saturday, April 10th at the request of the government of Haiti. The mission will seek to engage the Haitian authorities and ...

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Philadelphia Caribbean Nationals To Host March To The Mailbox Census Event

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA,  Thurs. April 8, 2010: The Philadelphia Caribbean Complete Count Committee, in partnership with the Philadelphia Caribbean Festival Committee, will be hosting a March to The Mailbox event on Saturday April 10, 2010. The event is set for noon to 4 p.m. in West Philadelphia and is part of the Census Bureau`s national March To The Mailbox campaign, ...

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Accused Ponzi Schemer Stanford Spars With Judge

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. April 7, 2010: The man formerly known as Sir Allen R. Stanford seemed to think he was still in control and calling the shots of his billion dollar empire Tuesday. Stanford, who is accused of bilking investors out of $7billion as part of a massive Ponzi scheme, got into a heated argument with U.S. District Judge ...

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Dominica, St. Lucia Nationals May Soon Need UK Visas

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. April 7, 2010: Nationals of the Commonwealth of Dominica and St. Lucia may soon need a visa to travel to the United Kingdom. The rule change comes following a visa waiver test for seven countries in the Eastern Caribbean. The test considered what they deemed to be `risk factors` to the UK caused by visitors such ...

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