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Allen Stanford Office Furnishings On Sale

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 16, 2009: Quality office furnishings that once decorated the Miami office of financier, Allen Stanford, are now on sale. AMC Liquidators of Miami says it has begun the liquidation of  `24 tractor trailer loads of top of the line office and home furnishings` from the Stanford office. The offerings include several top of the line ...

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Two Montserrat Ministers Fired

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. June 16, 2009: Two ministers from the current Lowell Lewis government in Montserrat have been fired. Chief Minister, Dr. Lewis, reportedly fired Economic Development and Agriculture Minister Reuben Meade and Education and Health Minister Roslyn Cassell-Sealy yesterday. The dismissals come two days after Lewis asked the Governor of the British Overseas Territory to dissolve the Legislative ...

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Black Caribbean Staff `Discriminated` At World Bank

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 15, 2009:The Government Accountability Project has accused the World Bank of discriminating against black employees, including those from the Caribbean. The June 9th report by the GAP, a leading whistleblower protection organization, claims that in 2008, only four blacks held professional positions among a headquarters staff of over 3,500 professionals. The study especially claimed that ...

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Several Caribbean Nationals Honored By The Queen

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. June 15, 2009: Most of the Caribbean nations may have long attained independence from Britain but several Caribbean nationals from five countries were among those making the 2009 birthday honors list of Queen Elizabeth, II this past weekend. Most of the honorees were from the Bahamas and St. Lucia but others came from Belize, Grenada and ...

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Mocking Alexander Hamilton From Nevis

Commentary By Arthur Piccolo CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 15, 2009: We find it nothing less than absurd that the Premier of the island of Nevis, Joseph Parry, came to New York City earlier this month to promote investment by intoning the name of The Great Alexander Hamilton. This move was highly hypocritical as Parry did not respond to ...

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What Walter Rodney Did For Guyana

By David Hinds CaribWorldNews, PHONEIX, Arizona, Mon. June 15, 2009: As we observed the 29th anniversary of Walter Rodney`s assassination on Saturday June 13, it was a good time to reflect on his role and legacy to Guyana. Some people like to have it both ways. They want to suck cane and blow whistle at the same time. According to ...

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LA Company Wins Trinidad And Tobago Highway Contract

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Mon. June 15, 2009: A Los Angeles company has been awarded a ten million plus contract to provide project management services for Phase 1 of the National Highway Network Project. AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced it has been awarded ...

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World In Earliest Days Of Flu Pandemic – WHO

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 15, 2009: The world is now at the start of the 2009 influenza pandemic. That`s the word from the World Health Organization. Dr Margaret Chan, Director-general of the WHO, moved the level of swine flu influenza pandemic alert from phase 5 to phase 6 late Friday, or to a pandemic stage.  But the WHO ...

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Accused Cuban Spies Ordered Held Without Bail

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 12, 2009: An elderly couple accused of spying for Cuba have been ordered held without bail. Walter Kendall Myers, 72, and his wife, Gwendolyn, 71, were this week ordered held by Judge John M. Facciola. Myers, a retired State Department analyst is accused of spying for Cuba for three decades. The two were arrested last ...

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Lexicographer Among Famous Caribbean Americans

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2009: A Caribbean American was among the editors who worked on the Dictionary of American Regional English. Jamaican-born lexicographer and linguist, Frederic Gomes Cassidy immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1919. He went on to attend Oberlin College and the University of Michigan where he obtained a PhD. In 1939, he ...

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