Barbados PM Announces Immigration Amnesty

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. May 6, 2009: Forget U.S. immigration reform. Barbados is offering immigration reform of its own to CARICOM nationals.  Prime Minister David Thompson on Tuesday announced that Caribbean nationals living in the country illegally are being invited to become legal residents.  Thompson said that with effect from […]

Depositions Taken In Trinidad-born, U.S. Veteran Murder Trial

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Weds. May 6, 2009: Defense dpositions in the case of Trinidad-born, U.S. Army veteran, Balram Maharaj`s murder trial began yesterday in Trinidad. Videotaped depositions of at least two defense witnesses in the trial were reportedly admitted into evidence and at least ten other witnesses are expected to […]

Jamaican Migrant Engineers `Greener` Turf

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 6, 2009: A Jamaican-born civil engineer is being lauded for designing an environmentally-friendly synthetic golf turf. Charles Williams is the design and technical expert behind the newly launched, environmentally-friendly synthetic athletic turf, Golf Greens Fore U, a premier, made in the USA synthetic turf […]

Rihanna Makes First Public Appearance Since Brown Saga

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: Grammy-winning Barbadian star Rihanna, last night made her first public appearance since the February assault drama that erupted between her and Chris Brown. The sexy star, fresh from a Barbados vacation, hit the red carpet at the Costume Institute Gala’s `The Model […]

Caribbean Also Affected By Real Estate Downturn

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: The Caribbean real estate market is also taking a beating amid the continued global recession, reports indicate. International estate agency, Knight Frank, says sales of Caribbean second homes dropped 40 percent over the last six months. Prices also fell more than 20 […]

Caribbean Clean Of Swine Flu

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: The number of cases of swine flu has grown past the one thousands mark but the Caribbean is luckily not on the list of nations with reported cases. The World Health Organization says as of late Monday, 21 countries have officially reported […]

Supreme Court Rules Against Government In Immigration Case

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 5, 2009: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with the defense in an immigration identity-theft case that overturned a previous ruling. Supreme Court justices were unanimous in their 9-0 decision that federal prosecutors cannot also slap the crime of the identity theft on an […]

Tale Of Bermuda Trip In Brooklyn Steppers Sex Scandal

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: A 31-year-old head of a famed marching band has been canned over accusations that he had sex with a teen student during a Bermuda trip. Tyrone Brown, head of the Brooklyn Steppers marching band, which performed at President Obama’s inauguration, has been […]