Caribbean Sees Drop In Remittances

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: Remittances to the Caribbean dropped by over five percent in the last three months of 2008, Inter-American Development Bank data showed Monday. A 2008 graph of remittance flows unveiled yesterday showed money transfers to the region turned negative in the last quarter of […]

Guyana President Swears In New Election Commish. Member

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo has sworn in a new member of the Guyana Elections Commission. Charles Corbin was sworn in to the post Tuesday. Corbin possesses a Sociology Degree and a Masters in Organization Psychology, and has been practicing in organizational development. Corbin […]

CARICOM Speaks Out On CL, Stanford

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CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: Caribbean leaders are of the view that the recent financial problems posed by two companies in the region may have significant implications for policy-holders, depositors and investors.  In a statement issued at the just concluded 12th Inter-Sessional in Belmopan, Belize, the heads […]

Guyana`s Roger Khan Cuts Deal With Prosecutors

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: A Guyanese-born self-confessed drug dealer could spend the next 15 years in jail after admitting to cocaine trafficking, weapons charges and witness tampering. But it’s a far cry from the sentence Shaheed Roger Khan could have obtained had he gone to trial. […]

Man Found Guilty Of Murder Of Former Jamaica Ambassador

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: A 25-year-old man was yesterday found guilty of manslaughter in the murder of former Jamaica trade ambassador, Peter King. Sheldon Pusey was found guilty by a 12-member jury who arrived at a manslaughter verdict. Pusey, of St. Mary, was charged in 2007 with […]

Stanford Charge May Impact Antigua`s Election

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: A Caribbean-born, political science professor believes that the charges filed by the SEC on Tuesday against billionaire Allen Stanford, could impact the Antigua and Barbuda general election next month. Arizona University assistant professor and political scientist, Dr. David Hinds, told CWNN on […]

Jamaican Child Desperately Needs Help

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: The parents of a two-year-old Jamaican child are desperately seeking humanitarian help to save the life of their daughter. Courtney-Ann Brown, the daughter of Andrea and Orlando Brown, desperately needs a bone marrow transplant to stay alive. So far groups like Leaf […]