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Americans With Caribbean, Other Offshore Accounts Must File Taxes This Week

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009: Americans with assets in previously undisclosed offshore financial accounts, such as the sunny Caribbean region, have until this Thursday to come clean to Uncle Sam. Oct. 15 is the deadline for special voluntary disclosures by taxpayers with assets in previously undisclosed offshore financial accounts, says the Internal Revenue Service. Those taxpayers who ...

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Guyanese Author Focuses On Indo-Caribbean Cricketers

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial to CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009:  Distinguished Guyanese professor and author, Dr. Clem Seecharan, is focusing on the Indo-Caribbean nationals who made cricket history. Seecharan`s latest book is titled `From Ranji to Rohan.` Ranji refers to Prince Ranjitsingh, an Indian prince who studied in England and became the first Indian to play cricket for ...

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Monument To Haitian Soldiers Unveiled In Georgia

CaribWorldNews, SAVANNAH, GA, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009: A tribute to over 500 Haitian volunteers who fought in the 1779 Battle of Savannah has been unveiled. After 9 years in the making, a monument to the 500 was unveiled this past weekend in Franklin Square, Savannah, Georgia.  But the tribute comes 230 years after the Revolutionary War. The monument was originally ...

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Turks & Caicos Could Have Elections By 2011

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009: Amid criticism over the takeover of the Turks and Caicos Islands by the British government, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons, Chris Bryant, yesterday revealed a date for elections in the islands. Bryant, in a written ministerial statement to the House of Commons on the dependent Turks & Caicos islands, said elections ...

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Sovereignty And The Turks and Caicos Islands

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009: For the most part, the sovereign nations of the Caribbean tend to look past their near neighbours in the non-independent Caribbean. Occasionally an issue arises, such as the recent decision by Britain to take direct control over the Turks and Caicos Islands, and there is a response; but for the ...

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NY Mayor Insists He Supports Comprehensive Immigration Reform

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is turning his focus on the millions of immigrant voters across New York City by insisting he supports immigration reform. `Unfortunately, we can`t welcome more immigrants without help from Congress which has failed to fix a broken system that is keeping too many talented people out, ...

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Air Jamaica To Pay Uncle Sam Over Violations

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: Jamaica`s already heavily indebted aircraft, Air Jamaica, will have to shell out US$180,000 to Uncle Sam. The carrier has been forced to pay up to resolve a civil action by the U.S. attorney`s office in Brooklyn over maintenance issues that eventually led to an aircraft making an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy ...

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Trinidad-Born Founder Of Famous D.C. Restaurant Dead

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: The Trinidad-born owner of the famous D.C. restaurant, Ben`s Chili Bowl, is dead. Ben Ali, founder of the U Street restaurant died Wednesday evening. He was 82. Ali opened Ben`s Chili Bowl with his wife, Virginia, in 1958 after he migrated from Trinidad. The spot has seen its share of celebrities including comedian ...

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The European Commission And The Caribbean

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: For decades Europe has sought to establish an overarching policy relationship with Latin America and the Caribbean. It has done so through dialogue, policy papers, initiatives and summits. For the most part it has sought to consolidate its influence, giving the sometimes unfortunate impression that the construct of a single ...

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CaribWorldNews Publisher For Regular Guest Slot On WWRL Radio

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: CaribWorldNews publisher, Felicia Persaud, is set to become a regular guest on WWRL 1600 AM radio`s Caribbean line-up. The New York station returned with a Caribbean format from Oct. 3rd, and Persaud will be part of the regular additions to the new format as of tomorrow, October 10th. The Guyanese-born journalist ...

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