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Trinidad Migrant Arrested For Killing Pedestrian

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 4, 2009: A 38-year-old Trinidad migrant and veteran of the New York Corrections Department has been charged in the fatal death of a pedestrian. Police claim Damon Padmore, 38, a 12-year veteran of the New York state Corrections Department, struck and killed pedestrian Dorothea Wallace near the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and St. Marks ...

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Jamaica PM Blames Contract For Bank Governor`s Dismissal

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Nov. 4, 2009: Jamaica Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, yesterday claimed a highly questionable salary and top fringe benefits are to be blamed for the dismissal and not resignation of the  Governor of the Bank of Jamaica. In an address to the House on Tuesday, Golding claimed his government `found (it) unacceptable, embarrassing and repugnant the interpretation ...

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Jamaican Migrant Charged In Lottery Scam

CaribWorldNews, FOLEY, Ala, Weds. Nov. 4, 2009: A 71-year-old Jamaican man has been charged with first-degree theft of property and second-degree theft of property in Foley, Alabama, for his role in the infamous Jamaica lottery scam. Authorities say Stanley Samuel Walker, is just one member of a large network running the scam that swindled two Foley residents out of more ...

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Offshore Betting Owner With Caribbean Links Jailed

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Nov. 4, 2009: The owner of a large, illegal offshore sports-betting  operation, with links to two Caribbean nations, has been jailed. BetOnSports founder, Gary Stephen Kaplan, will have to spend the next 51 months of his life in jail as well as give up more than $50 million. Kaplan, who set up operations in Aruba and ...

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Candidate With Caribbean Roots In Bid For NY Mayoral Post Today

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 3, 2009: New York City Comptroller William `Bill` Thompson, whose grandparents were migrants from St. Kitts and Nevis, is hoping for a miracle today as New Yorkers go to the polls to elect a mayor. Democrat Thompson is betting on New York City voters today who are pissed off with incumbent Mayor Michael Bloomberg`s ...

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No More `Sir` Allen?

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Nov. 3, 2009: The title of `Sir` Allen Stanford could soon be no more. Antigua and Barbuda`s National Honors Committee has recommended the knighthood, awarded to the former billionaire awaiting trial for operating a giant Ponzi scheme from the island, revoked. The knighthood was given to the Texas-born financier turned Antiguan citizen in 2006 at a ...

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Jamaica`s Credit Rating Downgraded

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 3, 2009: Top ratings agency, Standard and Poor`s is keeping a negative outlook on Jamaica`s credit following the resignation of the island`s central bank governor. Standard & Poor`s on Monday downgraded Jamaica one notch, to `CCC` from `CCC-plus,` signaling the growing risk of a debt exchange operation that could be an event of selective ...

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U.S. Lauds Antigua, Dominica

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Nov. 3, 2009: The U.S. is applauding both Antigua and Barbuda and Dominica as the nations mark their independence anniversaries. U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, paid tribute to the two countries from Morocco, where she is visiting.  Antigua and Barbuda marked 28 years as an independent nation on November 1 while Dominica celebrated 31 ...

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UK Caribbean Diaspora To Be Consulted Ahead of Commonwealth Meet

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Nov. 2, 2009: British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, widely tipped to soon jump ship and become the Foreign Minister for the entire EC, has called in the UK Caribbean Diaspora for a special event this month. The social event and briefing is set for November 9th, two weeks before he heads to Port of Spain for ...

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Guyanese Cops Arrested For Torturing Teen

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Nov. 2, 2009: Two Guyanese cops have been arrested for allegedly torturing a teen suspect. Guyana Police Chief Henry Greene on Sunday said the unnamed cops were arrested on suspicion of dousing a 14-year-old murder suspect whose surname has been given as Thomas, with alcohol and setting him ablaze. The alleged torture occurred while the youth ...

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