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Obama sending troops to aid Africa anti-insurgency

WASHINGTON (AP) – Intervening in a volatile and brutal crisis, President Barack Obama said Friday he has dispatched 100 U.S. troops to central Africa to support a years-long fight against a guerrilla group accused of horrific atrocities. Obama said they were sent to advise, not engage in combat, unless forced to defend themselves. In a letter to Congress, Obama said ...

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Muhammad Yunus Talks ‘Social Business’ in Haiti – ABC News

Muhammad Yunus Talks 'Social Business' in HaitiABC NewsThe ideas that Yunus brought were not without skeptics in a struggling Caribbean country where employment has long been elusive. About 72 percent of the population earns less than $2 a day....

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Breaking the language barrier – Barbados Advocate

Breaking the language barrierBarbados AdvocateOthers point to the investment opportunities to be had in Latin America, a continent which has been largely closed off to the Caribbean for a number of reasons, not least of which is the language barrier. T...

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Minot Businesses Seek Employees – KFYR-TV

Minot Businesses Seek EmployeesKFYR-TVTeresa Duchscherer has worked at Caribbean Color Tanning for 8 years, and said finding help has never been a problem until this past spring. “We`ve been hiring since July and I`ve had maybe three or four within a...

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Four Caribbean officials banned for corruption – Reuters UK

Reuters UKFour Caribbean officials banned for corruptionReuters UKBy Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - Four Caribbean soccer officials have been banned, including Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Horace Burrell, for their part in a cash-for-v...

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NATO, Afghan forces kill 13 insurgents

KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO and Afghan forces killed 13 insurgents in an overnight operation in northern Afghanistan, police said Friday, while Afghan officials in the east reported renewed artillery fire from the Pakistani side of the shared border. The ground…

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Australian cricket behind the Wallabies – Ninemsn

Australian cricket behind the WallabiesNinemsnIt's a pretty safe bet what will be playing at the team hotel, on the bus and in the dressing sheds at Wanderers on Sunday, as Australia prepare to take the field for their second Twenty20 cricket inter...

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FIFA bans Jamaica’s Burrell in bribery plot

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA banned senior Caribbean official Horace Burrell for sixmonths on Friday for the Jamaican’s part in a bribery case involving former FIFApresidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam, plunging the region’s footballauthorities deeper into chaos. Burrell, a long time ally of former FIFA vice president Jack Warner and amember of FIFA’s disciplinary committee, must now withdraw his candidacy in ...

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Four Caribbean officials banned for corruption

* Four officials banned in cash-for-votes scandal * Three more reprimanded and five others warned * Investigation related to Caribbean meeting in May (Adds details paras 9-11) By Brian Homewood BERNE, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Four Caribbean soccer officialshave been banned, including Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)president Horace Burrell, for their part in a cash-for-votesscandal in the run-up to this year’s ...

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