What If International Institutions Fail?

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Commentary By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: In Europe and North America, governments and regulatory authorities are still debating how best to manage the behaviour of  financial institutions that have become so large, that should they fail, their operations would pose a systemic risk to the […]

Western Union To Expand In Cuba

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: Remittance giant, Western Union, says it will soon expand its money transfer networks in Cuba. The company`s statement comes on the heels of the new guidelines, issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control on September 3rd that […]

Wanted Haitian Gang Leader Nabbed

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A powerful gang leader in Haiti wanted by U.S. and French authorities on kidnapping and homicide charges has been nabbed. After a year on the lam, Amaral Duclona was this week captured in the Dominican Republic, authorities there announced Wednesday. DR drug control […]

Opposition Returns To Run Montserrat

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CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Thurs., Sept. 10, 2009: A public holiday was yesterday declared in Montserrat by Governor Peter Waterworth after the opposition Movement for Change and Prosperity party emerged victorious in an election that came two years earlier than constitutionally due. It was an outcome that has occurred in every […]

Republican Congressman Apologizes For `You Lie` Outburst

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A Southern Republican congressman, who last night seemed to forget his southern manners in an uncivil outburst during President Obama`s well-received speech on health care, has apologized. But the stunning outburst seemed to be the new item that has upstaged a carefully crafted […]

Choice Hotels International Targets Caribbean

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SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In the midst of a troubled travel season, many Caribbean hotels can get a helping hand now from global hospitality leader Choice Hotels International. The company is expanding its Ascend Collection hotel membership program (www.ascendcollection.com) to include exceptional independent hotels throughout the Caribbean […]

Sentencing Of Guyana Drug Dealer Now Set For October

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: Guyana-born drug dealer, Shaheed `Roger` Khan will have to wait another month to determine his sentence for the crimes he confessed to earlier this year. Judge Dora Lizette Irizarry has now ruled that Khan will be sentenced on October 16th at 2 p.m. […]

Chinese To Build Bahamas Resorts

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CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: A Chinese construction company has inked a 1.9 billion-U.S.-dollar construction deal to build a Bahamas-based resort. China State Construction Engineering Corp., the world`s largest public construction contractor, has inked the deal with Bahamas-based Baha Mar Resorts Inc., China Daily reported Tuesday. The Chinese […]