Jamaican-Born Coach Kicked Out Of Athletics

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CaribWorldNews, DENVER, CO, Tues. June 29, 2010: Former Jamaican Olympian turned U.S. coach, Raymond Stewart, has received a ban of life from athletics by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Stewart, who coached the likes of banished American sprinter Jerome Young.  Americans Kenny Burkenburr and J.J. Johnson and Jamaican Olympian Beverly McDonald, […]

U.S. Updates Travel Warning On Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. June 29, 2010: The U.S. State Department continues to warns its citizens against travel to Haiti in the aftermath of the January 12th earthquake that struck near Port-au-Prince.  Monday`s new warning replaces the warning for Haiti dated March 15th and comes after two U.S. citizens were […]

Guyanese Cop Charged With Murdering Teen

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. June 29, 2010: A Guyanese police officer has been slapped with a first-degree murder charge in the killing of a high school teen. Officer Quancy John was yesterday charged with shooting Kelvin Fraser, 16, to death after responding to a report about a group of students […]

Jamaican Attorney General Faces No Confidence Vote

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 29, 2010: Jamaica`s Attorney General and Justice Minister Senator, Dorothy Lightbourne, is facing a no-confidence motion this week over her handling of the Christopher Coke extradition request which had been made by the U.S. last August.Opposition Senators claim that Lighbourne used `spurious reasons and excuses` […]

Haitian Population To Grow By Millions In Coming Years

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 29, 2010: Haiti`s population could jump by some four million by 2050, the U.S. Census claimed Monday. New data released today by the Bureau claims the population of the earthquake ravaged country is projected to increase from 9.6 million in 2010 to 13.4 million by […]

Jamaica PM Appeals For Help For Crime Fighting

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CaribWorldNews, MUSKOKA, Canada, Tues. June 29, 2010: Jamaica Prime Minister Bruce Golding wants G8 countries to assist countries like his in the fight against organized crime. Golding called attention to the penetrative and corrosive effect of crime in struggling developing countries with weak institutional capacity and a scarcity of resources […]

Christopher Coke`s Relatives Show Up For Support

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 28, 2010: By now, the world knows his name and the fact that an attempt to arrest him resulted in a four-day siege and shut down of Jamaica`s capital and the deaths of over 70. But on Friday outside a New York court, relatives […]

Haiti Sets Election Date

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CaribWorldNews, Port-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. June 28, 2010: An election date has been set in Haiti. Haitian President René Préval over the weekend issued a decree that declared Haitians will go to the polls on November 28th. The date comes three months ahead of the end of Preval`s five-year term ends […]

Jamaican Spared Capital Punishment

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Mon. June 28, 2010: A Jamaican trucker who had faced death for his role in a human smuggling operation has been spared the dreaded capital punishment. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that Tyrone Williams was not actually eligible for capital punishment and ordered that […]

`Not Guilty` Says Accused Jamaican Drug Lord

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. June 25, 2010 – UPDATE: A plea of not guilty was this afternoon entered by accused Jamaican drug lord, Christopher `Dudus` Coke, in his first appearance in a New York Court. He pleaded not guilty to narcotics and gun trafficking charges at arraignment Friday. Coke, wearing a […]