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Stanford Victims Direct Rage At Antigua

CaribWorldNews, DALLAS, TX, Tues. Oct. 27, 2009: Several individuals who claim they are victims of the alleged fraud perpetrated by Sir R. Allen Stanford, are now directing their anger towards the country that granted the former billionaire citizenship and a knighthood. The Stanford Victims Coalition and the law firm Morgenstern & Blue have written over 50 US Senators and Congressmen ...

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Haitians Keep Up Call For TPS

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 27, 2009: Over 10 months after President Barack Obama was sworn in to office, Haitians in Florida are still making the call for Temporary Protected Status. Despite voting for Obama in numbers and numerous calls from both activists and congressional representatives, the White House has continued to ignore the call to grant TPS to undocumented ...

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OLINT`s David Smith Set For November Court Date

CaribWorldNews, PROVINCALES, Turks & Caicos, Tues. Oct. 27, 2009: Jamaican businessman, David Smith, who is accused of 26 counts of criminal offences regarding his company OLINT TCI, will now have to wait on a November court date. Smith yesterday had his case postponed to November 3rd in the British dependent Turks and Caicos Islands. The charges against him include theft, ...

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Castro`s Sister Reveals She Was CIA

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 27, 2009: The sister of Fidel and Raul Castro has revealed in a stunning memoir that she in fact worked against her brothers by collaborating with the Central Intelligence Agency. Juanita Castro in her memoirs entitled `Fidel and Raul, My Brothers, the Secret History,` said she used the code named Donna and helped foes of ...

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Puerto Rico Fire Finally Extinguished

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Mon. Oct. 26, 2009: A fire that raged for two days at an oil storage depot outside San Juan, Puerto Rico is finally out.  Firefighters in Puerto Rico said they were finally able to extinguish the blaze late Saturday. The fire began early Friday morning following an explosion at the Caribbean Petroleum Corporation`s Bayamon facility. It  forced ...

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Caribbean To Be Represented At World Cultural Economic Forum

CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Mon. Oct. 26, 2009: Several Caribbean ambassadors will be on hand this week for the fourth World Cultural Economic Forum in the state of Louisiana. The forum in New Orleans is being held by Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu, the Louisiana State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism to encourage economic development through investment in jobs in ...

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OAS Hall Of Culture Renamed After Jamaican Hero

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Oct. 26, 2009: The Hall of Culture at the Organization of American States has been renamed after a Jamaican national hero. The OAS recently renamed the hall after the late Marcus Mosiah Garvey. The Marcus Garvey Hall of Culture, located on the first floor of the historic main building of the OAS headquarters in downtown Washington, ...

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Jamaican Widow May Soon Benefit From Change In Immigration Law

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2009: A Jamaican widow who under U.S. immigration law faced deportation because her husband died before their second wedding anniversary is among thousands who could soon benefit from a change in the law. The U.S. Congress moved late last week to finally approve legislation that would abolish a provision known as the "widow`s ...

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Africa, The Caribbean And Europe Meet In Harlem

By Bevan Springer CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2009: As I am sure many stories in New York City go, I stumbled across an interesting little eatery on the corner of 125th street and 5th Avenue in the village of Harlem. I had just been across at the Consulate General of Senegal, the West African nation whose first President ...

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Priest Nabbed For Sex Abuse In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Oct. 23, 2009: A former Ontario priest is now facing twelve charges that he sexually abused several Haitian boys. Father Joao Jose Correira Duarte, also known as John, 43, was arrested on Tuesday at a hotel in Puerto Plata, Hoy Digital reports indicate. Duarte is accused of assaulting the boys, ages 12 to 17 as far ...

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