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Caribbean News Summary


June 26-28, 2009


An Icon Passes - Caribbean Nationals Shocked At Michael Jackson`s Death

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. June 26, 2009: Before there was Barack Obama, there was Michael Joseph Jackson, sailing across color lines and building an unprecedented fan base in every country around the globe, whether the people their were `black or white.` And the Caribbean fan base was no exception. Yesterday, many cried openly or expressed stunned disbelief that the great M.J. had suddenly passed on.

New Caribbean Business Conference Announced As Ethics Committee Probes Trips By Lawmakers

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 26, 2009: The venue for the 14th Caribbean Multi-National Business Conference has been announced even as the House ethics committee announced it would look into Caribbean trips taken to the event by five congressional law makers in 2007 and 2008.

Drug Seizures In Caribbean On A Small Scale

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2009: Narco-trafficking may be a problem for the Caribbean according to U.S. drug reports but compared to the rest of the world, the Caribbean represented the region where only the fifth largest cocaine busts were made in 2007.

Sir Allen Remanded To Jail

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. June 26, 2009: Sir Allen Stanford was yesterday remanded to jail despite his plea of innocence in a Houston court.

Census Advisory Board Member Urges Caribbean Nationals To Learn From Hispanics

CaribWorldNews, ORLANO, FL, Fri. June 26, 2009: Dr. Linda Marc, vice-chair of the Race & Ethnicity Advisory Committee of the U.S. Census Bureau, is suggesting that the Caribbean community should learn from the Hispanic community.

Caribbean Diplomat Elected To Whaling Commission

CaribWorldNews, MADERIA, Portugal, Fri. June 26, 2009: A Caribbean diplomat has been elected as the vice chairman of the International Whaling Commission.

Obama Insists Immigration Reform Bill Must Get Underway In 2009

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 26, 2009: President Barack Obama yesterday took on what President Bush failed to do - secure a bi- partisan immigration reform overhaul.

Caribbean ET Report

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2009: Caribbean entertainers are MIA from this Sunday`s BET Awards but Haitian singer Wyclef Jean, is set to be honored.

Caribbean Nationals Did Not Just Arrive In America

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2009: `Going by some of the most influential texts on American immigration, one could easily come away with the notion that the Caribbean presence in the United States is a recent, at most a postwar, phenomenon,` states Winston James in `The History of Afro-Caribbean Migration to the United States.`


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