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Child Slavery Must Be Eradicated In Haiti Says Rights Group

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 19, 2009: Global international rights group, Amnesty International, is putting the spotlight on child slavery in Haiti. `Most child domestic workers in Haiti live as virtual slaves,` said Gerardo Ducos, Haiti researcher at Amnesty International. `They work in inhuman conditions, suffering violence and abuse by their hosts, only for a plate of food.` 15-year-old ...

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Bilker Of Haitian Americans Agrees To Pay Civil Penalties

CaribWorldNews, WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: A Florida man has agreed to pay civil penalties for an alleged Ponzi scheme he executed that targeted Haitian-Americans. George Theodule agreed to the deal and an injunction in the case without admitting or denying the allegation against him. He also agreed to pay disgorgement and prejudgment interest, according to court ...

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Investigations On Guyana Torture Allegations To Be Made Public Soon

 CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: Investigations into the allegation of torture meted out against Guyanese teen, Twyon Thomas at the Leonora Police Station have been completed and will be made public soon. That`s the word from the country`s Ministry of Home Affairs as the current administration continues to face criticism over the horrific act meted out to the ...

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Filing Error Lands Caribbean American Congresswoman Among Richest Lawmakers

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: A federal filing error on the part of Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke`s office has mistakenly landed her among the top 25 richest U.S. congresspersons, a CaribWorldNews exclusive investigation has revealed. CWNN was yesterday surprised to note that the Center for Responsive Politics listed the Brooklyn lawmaker with an average net worth of ...

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Bankrollers Become Obama`s Caribbean Ambassadors

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: Two confirmed Obama ambassadorial picks for the Caribbean and one recent nominee raised more than US$1.4 million for the 2008 presidential campaign committee, a D.C. watchdog group says. Research from the Center for Responsive Politics reveals that new U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas, Nicole Avant, raised a whopping $800,000 for Team Obama in ...

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Vincentians In NY Put Spotlight On Constitutional Reform

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: Vincentian nationals braved inclement weather this past weekend to participate in a spirited discussion on the proposed new constitution for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The occasion was a forum presented by the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Progressive Organization of New York (SPOONY), and hosted by the Friends of Crown Heights ...

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Best Jamaica Places Overseas Unveiled

CaribWorldNews, Hollywood, FL, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: The hot Jamaican spots around the world for 2009 have been unveiled by Jamaicans.com. The annual `Best of Jamaica` annual survey for 2009 covers the best in Jamaican food, accommodations, and cultural attractions in Jamaica or in major cities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Xavier Murphy, founder and webmaster of Jamaicans.com, ...

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Former Miss Trinidad In Sex Tape Scandal

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 18, 2009: Miss Trinidad and Tobago 2008 is making the headlines after a sex tape she made was stolen. Anya Ayoung-Chee reportedly made a sex tape that involved Wyatt Gallery  and another woman in a menage a trois. But the video was swiped from Gallery`s  laptop when he took it to a Trinidad computer ...

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Suriname Elected Vice Chair Of Inter-American Drug Abuse Commission

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: The CARICOM nation of Suriname has assumed the vice presidency of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organization of American States. The election took place on Wednesday on the first day of the Forty-Sixth Regular Session of the CICAD (CICAD 46) in Miami.Chandrikapersad Santokhi, Suriname Minister of Justice and Police, assumed ...

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