For Immediate Release

Title: Congresswoman Clarke Pens Special Column For CaribWorldNews

  CARIBPR , NEW YORK , NY, Mon Feb. 11, 2008: Jamaican-American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has begun penning a special column for CaribWorldNews, the only daily newswire of the Caribbean Diaspora.
  Congresswoman Clarke’s first column appeared today in CaribWorldNews at .  
  The congresswoman was elected to Congress in November 2006 as the representative of New York ’s 11th Congressional District. She is currently a member of three House committees and two subcommittees within each committee.
  She formerly served on the New York City Council as the representative for the 40th District in Brooklyn . She was re-elected to office in November 2003 and November 2005. Clarke succeeded her pioneering mother, former City Councilmember, Dr. Una S.T. Clarke, making them the first mother-daughter succession in the history of the New York City Council.
The column will appear monthly at
CaribWorldNews’s daily news reports are read by thousands around the globe, especially in the U.S. where 60 percent of its readers are based. CaribWorldNews is also packaged for radio and TV. Its TV report airs weekly in New York City while its weekly radio newscast is aired in Chicago , South Florida, Connecticut , Atlanta and Rhode Island .  
It was founded in 2004 by veteran Caribbean-born journalist, Felicia Persaud. Persaud remains at the helm of the operation and is a frequent guest on many tv and radio talk shows, including the BBC and CNN International.
CaribWorldNews is owned by Hard Beat Communications, the minority-certified ad and PR agency serving the Caribbean markets in the region and the Diaspora simultaneously.   Hard Beat also owns CaribPR, the only PR wire of the Caribbean . The company’s founders are primarily Caribbean nationals.
Jamaican national Chris Chaplin, founder of Lycos Caribbean, is Hard Beat’s VP of syndication.
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