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June 23, 2009


Caribbean-Born Pol`s Former Chief Of Staff To Enter Guilty Plea

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 23, 2009: The Jamaican-born former chief of staff to New York City politician, Dr. Kendall Stewart, is set to enter a guilty plea this week, CaribWorldNews has learnt.

Jamaica Swine Flu Rate Jumps To 19

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 23, 2009: The number of swine flu cases in Jamaica continues to grow with the confirmation Monday of five additional cases.

St. Vincent To Raise Financial Issue Of Dues At Whaling Commission

CaribWorldNews, MADEIRA, Portugal, Tues. June 23, 2009: Imagine belonging to a highly specialized international body and your country, a developing nation is forced to pay as much or even more than some of the world`s rich and prosperous states in Europe and elsewhere?

Boat Captain Jailed In Fatal Migrant Smuggling

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 23, 2009: A 63-year-old Dominican boat captain will spend the next nine-and-a-half years in federal prison for the deadly 2008 smuggling of some 40 migrants.

Rihanna`s Ex Takes Plea Deal

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. June 23, 2009: Barbadian Grammy-award winning songstress, Rihanna, never took the stand yesterday. Instead, her former beau copped a plea deal that will see him spending the next five years on probation and attending courses on domestic violence.

Mobilizing The Caribbean Diaspora

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. June 23rd, 2009: For years now there has been talk about the manner in which the Caribbean might mobilise its sizeable but silent army, its Diaspora. Although present in the US, Canada and the UK, the region`s people overseas have for the most part remained unmoved, leaderless, and without an issue around which they could genuinely coalesce.

Carib ID To Co-Host Philadelphia Census Briefing

CaribPR Wire, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tues. June 23, 2009: The focus will shift to Census 2010 in Philadelphia this afternoon as CaribID joins the regional Census bureau and the Mayor`s Commission on African and Caribbean Affairs, for a census briefing.

Brothers Bravo To Face India

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 23, 2009: The Bravo brothers will be part of the new West Indies squad, set to face India this weekend in Jamaica.


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