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Haitian American Allegedly Killed By Drunken Cop Laid To Rest

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY., Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Family and friends in a Haitian family in New York also struggled to say good bye to their daughter even as another Haitian family tried to say farewell to six family members in Naples, FL. Vionique Valnord, 33, who was allegedly killed by a drunk off-duty New York City police officer, was laid ...

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Thousands Bid Adieu To Murdered Haitian Family

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Thousands showed up in Naples Saturday to bid good bye to a 32-Haitian national and her five children, slaughtered by her husband and the children`s father. Guerline Damas along with her children: Meshach `Zack,` 9; Maven 6; Marven 5; Megan, 3; and Morgan, 19 months were laid to rest Saturday following a service ...

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Jamaican-Born Dancehall Singer Attacked By Samurai Wielding Swordsman

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: A Brooklyn-based, Jamaican-born dancehall singer, was last night recovering from wounds suffered at the hands of a man with a samurai sword. Major Mackerel, whose real name is Garfield Dixon, was attacked and slashed across the head and hand by his neighbor Oscar Joseph, who was wielding a two-foot samurai sword. Police say ...

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CBC News Head Dead

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Head of the news and current affairs section at the Barbados-based Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cox, has died. Cox, a veteran journalist, reportedly passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital over the weekend after a brief illness. He was 59. Cox joined the CBC in 2002 as one of its panelists for the ...

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Cayman Islands To Get New Constitution

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Cayman, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: A new constitution is set to become effective in the British-dependent territory of the Cayman Islands on Nov. 6th. The island`s, Governor, Stuart Jack, made the disclosure Friday in a speech to the islands` legislature. Jack said the new constitution will give the Cayman Islands greater autonomy from Britain. This will pave the ...

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IGT and AC Coin & Slot Realign Corporate Partnership

RENO, Nev., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and AC Coin & Slot today announced a restructuring of the companies’` long-standing relationship.  Under a new agreement, IGT has purchased the distributorship for new IGT machine sales in Atlantic City and the Caribbean from AC Coin & Slot for $20.6 million, including $10.6 million in cash consideration. Also, ...

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Caribbean Constitutions Compromised By Changes To British House Of Lords – Attorney

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: Constitutions of independent Caribbean countries, which still send appeals to the Judicial Committee of the  Privy Council in London, will be compromised by the abolition of the judicial jurisdiction of the House of Lords. So says Grenada-born attorney, Dr. Francis Alexis. Alexis said the October 1, 2009 dissolution of the  judicial  jurisdiction ...

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Letterman Admits Sex With Staffers; Claims Extortion Plot

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: TV`s funnyman, David Letterman, last night admitted sexual relations with several staff members amidst a grand jury investigation into an extortion plot. Letterman, 62, made the confessions to the audience during a taping of `The Late Show` for broadcast last night, while revealing that he spent part of Thursday morning testifying before ...

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Jamaican National Deported

CaribWorldNews, ALEXANDRIA, La., Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: A Jamaican national who fled to the United States to avoid serving a criminal sentence for murder has been sent back to his native land.U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation officers recently returned Mark Dixon, 39, to Kingston, Jamaica. Dixon illegally entered the United States in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1998. But on Feb. ...

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Guyanese Guilty Of Killing Ex-Fiancee

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Oct,. 2, 2009: A 39-year-old Guyanese man was this week found guilty of murdering his ex-fiancee. Harry Rupnarine, was found guilty of second-degree murder by a Queens Supreme Court jury for gunning down Guiatree Hardat, 22, on Atlantic Avenue in Woodhaven on May 10, 2007. Rupnarine, a Transit cop, had claimed in his defense that he ...

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