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Caribbean Tourism Organization Turns To Diaspora Amid Declining Arrivals

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 5, 2009: As the Caribbean region continues to see less tourists arriving to their shores, the Caribbean Tourism Development Company is now turning its eyes to the Caribbean Diaspora. Tourism officials, who have faced severe criticism for ignoring their Diasporas while marketing to the so-called `mainstream` American tourists, will for the first time next ...

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Obama To Nominate Two U.S. Ambassadors To The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 5, 2009: The Obama administration on Thursday announced its intention to nominate two U.S. ambassadors to the Caribbean nations of Haiti and the Bahamas. The two tipped to be named to the post are Nicole A. Avant, who is the nominee for ambassador to the Bahamas and Kenneth H. Merten, ambassador designate to Haiti. Avant ...

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Haitian American NYPD Sgt. Honored By NYC Comptroller

By Donovan Gopie CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 5, 2009: Haiti-born, New York City Police Sergeant, Herve Guiteau, was among six honorees and one organization honored by NYC Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. on June 2 at the annual celebrations commerating Caribbean Heritage Month.  Sgt. Guiteau has been a distinguished officer in the New York City Police Department for ...

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Guyana Independence To Be Marked Belatedly At NY City Hall

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 4, 2009: The Caribbean members of the New York City Council will host a recognition of Guyana`s independence anniversary today at City Hall. Guyana`s official independence was May 26th. The Guyana Tri-State Alliance, The Consulate General of the Republic of Guyana, New York and Councilmembers Dr. Mathieu Eugene, T Dr, Kendall Stewart and Leroy ...

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Strong Government, Not Strong Opposition

Commentary By David Hinds CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Fri. June 5, 2009: In making the case for an apology by the PNC, the speaker of Guyana`s National Assembly, Hon Ralph Ramkarran, repeats his view that Guyana needs a strong opposition. Mr. Ramkarran`s logic seems to be that unless and until the PNC apologizes it should or will not get into government ...

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St. Vincent Calls For Help For Returning Deportees At OAS Assembly

CaribWorldNews, SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, Fri. May 5, 2009: St. Vincent and Grenadines` Minister of Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Trade, Sir Louis Straker, has made a renewed call for cooperation that will help countries deal with returning deportees. Speaking on the topic, ` Towards a Culture of Non-Violence,` at the 39th Meeting of the General Assembly of the Organisation of ...

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Laundering Charge Dismissed Against Husband Of Bermuda Pol.

CaribWorldNews, MORRISTOWN, NJ, Thurs. June 4, 2009: Charges of money laundering were on Wednesday dismissed against the husband of a Bermudan politician and two other men. The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office dismissed the charges against Dennis Pamplin, 59, of New Rochelle, N.Y., Mark Small, 31, of Elmont, N.Y., and Ronald Ellis, 29, of Deltona, Fl., after the trio forfeited the ...

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Slain New York Cop To Be Laid To Rest Today

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. June 4, 2009: A Panamanian American cop, shot to death by another in an apparent case of mistaken identify,  will be laid to rest today. Officer Omar Edwards, 25, is set to be buried following a 10 a.m. funeral service this morning at the Our Lady of Victory Church, 583 Throop Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. On ...

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Caribbean Swine Flu Cases Continue To Grow

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 4, 2009: The number of swine flu cases in the Caribbean continues to grow with latest World Health Organization figures putting the total close to 20. The Dominican Republic has seen a recent increase in influenza A(H1N1) infection cases, leading the region now with 11 reported cases. Cuba has managed to contain its total ...

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