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Caribbean News Summary


July 2-5, 2009


UK-Based Jamaican Among Activists Detained By Israel

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. July 2, 2009: A 41-year-old Jamaican-born, UK-based, TV documentary film maker and journalist, is among 19 other human rights activists who are being detained after an aid boat they were on, was intercepted by Israeli authorities, reports indicate.

Caribbean Swine Flu Cases Continue To Rise

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 2, 2009: The number of reported cases of swine flu across the Caribbean has now passed the 300 mark.

Trinidad Opposition Wants President To Go

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. July 2, 2009: Trinidad and Tobago`s opposition party, the United National Congress, is renewing its calls for the country`s president to step down.

Guyana`s `Aunty Pat` Passes On

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 2, 2009: Guyanese nationals who grew up on the radio voice of broadcaster, Pat Cameron, were yesterday actively forwarding emails and expressing shock at her passing.

Kennedy Introduces Immigration Bill

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. July 2, 2009: Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, (D-Mass.), this week introduced legislation to tackle what he said are the inequities clouding the current U.S. immigration and naturalization policies.

Coke-Laden Plane Crashes In DR

CaribWorldNews, SANTO DOMIGO, DR, Thurs. July 2, 2009: A small plane laden with some 265 pounds of cocaine, crashed in the Dominican Republic this week, killing one person.

Caribbean Business In Brief

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 2, 2009: Haiti`s Ambassador to the U.S., Ray Joseph, is celebrating the forgiveness this week of nearly two- thirds of his country`s total debt.

Reggae Sumfest 2009 To Be Dedicated To Michael Jackson

CaribPR Newswire, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. July 2, 2009: This year`s `world greatest show case` of reggae music will be dedicated to the memory of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, Reggae Sumfest officials said this week.

West Indies Cricket Squad To Face India Again This Weekend

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. July 2, 2009: The West Indies cricket squad, fresh from a win over India Sunday in Jamaica, is set to again face-off this weekend, this time in St. Lucia.


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