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Guyanese Busted With Drugs

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: A Guyanese woman has been busted with a ganja-filled bra at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. Dorothy Sears was busted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with the drugs during a pat down search. Further search revealed 54 pounds of cocaine worth $1.7 million in her luggage, ...

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`Hope for Haiti Now` Hits $66 Million Mark

NEW YORK, Jan. 27  /PRNewswire/ — `Hope for Haiti Now` today announced that it has raised more than $66 million to date for Haiti relief and recovery efforts.  The figure includes proceeds from sales of the `Hope for Haiti Now` album, a collection of live performances from last week`s global telethon that today became the first-ever digital-only album to debut ...

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St. Kitts PM Takes Oath of Office

CaribWorldNews, BASSETTERRE, St. Kitts, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2010: St. Kitts and Nevis`s Dr. Denzil Douglas, was yesterday sworn in as the fourth prime minister of the federation. `I Dr. Denzil Llewellyn Douglas, do swear, that I will honor, uphold and preserve, the Constitution of St. Christopher and Nevis and the Law, that I will conscientiously, impartially and to the best ...

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Sharpton Pledges To Stand By Yele Haiti

CaribWorldNews, HARLEM, NY, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2010: Rev. Al Sharpton yesterday pledged to stand by Wyclef Jean and his Yele Haiti Foundation amidst reports that the Haitian-born singer was paid in 2006 to perform at his own benefit for the foundation. Sharpton joined Jean and several other black leaders at a press conference at National Action Network’s House of Justice ...

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No Arrest In Murder Of Tourist To Antigua

CaribWorldNews,  ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: The killer of a 29-year-old cruise tourist to Antigua remains on the lam as authorities on the island continue to investigate the January 19th murder. Twenty-nine-year-old cruise-ship passenger, Nina Elisabeth Nilssen, a musician from San Francisco, was been found murdered near Pigeon Point Beach, one of Antigua`s most popular beaches. She had ...

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Allen Stanford`s Legal Fees To Be Paid By Lloyd`s

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: Lloyd`s of London has been ordered to pay the legal defense fees of accused swindler, R. Allen Stanford. U.S. District Judge David Hittner said in a 42-page order Tuesday that insurer Lloyd`s of London must pay all costs and expenses submitted within 10 days for the former Antigua-based billionaire`s defense. `Without access to ...

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Good Bye Haiti! See You Around

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010:  It`s already happening. Is it any surprise? The pattern is well established. Everyone rushes in after each major disaster just enough to get their ticket punched and then leave. The victims are left to deal with the mess. The U.S. media couldn`t get to Haiti fast enough after the earthquake. Some of ...

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Bahamian National Pleads Guilty In International Seafood Smuggling Operation

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: A 45-year-old Bahamian national has pled guilty on charges related to the illegal importation of quantities of queen conch and spiny lobster from the Bahamas to the United States. Robbie Franklin Smith pleaded guilty in Fort Lauderdale District Court. According to the allegations in the indictment, court records, and statements in Court, in ...

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Caribbean American Chamber Pitches In To Help Haiti

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: Caribbean Americans in the New York City area, hoping to help Haiti, can drop off their donations at the Flatbush Caton Market drop-off center in Brooklyn. The facility is being provided courtesy of the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with elected officials, corporate partners in academic, medical, civic and ...

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