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Caribbean Prisoners Released Through Food For The Poor Ministry Program

CaribWorldNews, COCONUT CREEK, FL, Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010:  Eighty-three non-violent prisoners in the Caribbean have secured their freedom this holiday, thanks to the non-profit group, Food For The Poor. Twenty-eight were recently released from prisons in Cap-Haitien while several others have been released from jails in Jamaica and Guyana. On Dec. 13, 34 prisoners were released from Guyanese prisons. In ...

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Argentine Tourist Dies In Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010:  An Argentinean man has passed away in Jamaica after a suspected case of food poisoning. His name was not released as of press time. Thirteen others have remained hospitalized. Jamaica`s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has expressed regret at the passing of the tourist who died in St. Ann last night. The deceased ...

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10.74% of Shares of ICD Utilities Limited Acquired by Emera Inc.

GRAND BAHAMA, Bahamas, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — ICD Utilities Limited (ICD – BISX) announced today the closing of the transfer of 1,073,917 common shares (representing 10.74% of its shares) to Halifax based Emera Inc. (EMA – TSX) for $7.40 per share.  Emera purchased the ICD Utilities (ICD) shares from MaruEnergy Grand Bahama Limited, an indirect subsidiary of Marubeni TAQA ...

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Judge Grants Psych Exam For Stanford

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010: A Texas judge has approved a defense motion requesting a second psychiatric examination for the once flamboyant billionaire and Caribbean-based cricket entrepreneur, R. Allen Stanford. Judge David Hittner this week approved the motion, which was unopposed by the prosecution. It calls for Dr. Steven Rosenblatt to conduct a competency examination of the Texas-born ...

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Cuba`s Economic Paradigm Shift: A Work in Progress

By Norman Girvan and Alissa Trotz CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010: Cuba`s proposed economic reforms have attracted much attention, the focus falling on plans to redeploy up to one million employees from the state sector to self-employment and small business. The comments mostly reflect a particular ideological perspective; or interpret the reforms through the lens of neoliberal adjustment ...

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Haitians Now Have Weeks To Apply For Temporary Protected Status

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010: Haitians who qualify for Temporary Protected Status in the U.S. now have a matter of weeks to ensure they get their applications in. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services this week reminded Haitian nationals that the registration deadline for TPS is now Jan. 18, 2011. The TPS designation for Haiti will remain in ...

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April Trial For Olint`s David Smith

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010: A Florida judge has ordered an April trial for ccused Jamaican Ponzi schemer and former head of OLINT, David A. Smith. Judge Mary Scriven this week ruled that Smith`s trial will commence sometime after April 4th, CaribWorldNews has learnt. The government and Smith`s attorneys last week agreed to the speedy trial date after ...

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10.74 Percent of Shares of ICD Utilities Limited Acquired by Emera Inc.

GRAND BAHAMA, Bahamas, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — ICD Utilities Limited (ICD – BISX) announced today the closing of the transfer of 1,073,917 common shares (representing 10.74% of its shares) to Halifax based Emera Inc. (EMA – TSX) for $7.40 per share.  Emera purchased the ICD Utilities (ICD) shares from MaruEnergy Grand Bahama Limited, an indirect subsidiary of Marubeni TAQA ...

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`All Hands Equally Dirty` Says U.S. Of `Antigua`s Stanford`

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Dec. 22, 2010: U.S. diplomats in the Caribbean seemed to feel `all hands were equally dirty` when it came to the Antigua governments dealings with accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford. New cables leaked on the now popular site WikiLeaks, show diplomatic correspondence sent from Bridgetown last year as claiming that `Stanford amassed his fortune under ...

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Sex Abuser Of Haitian Boys Sentenced

CaribWorldNews, NEW HAVEN, CT, Weds. Dec. 22, 2010:  `He always told me, `Don`t tell anybody about it. If you tell anybody about it, I will put you out on the street.“ The words flowed from the lips of a young Haitian victim who was sexually abused by an American man in 1998. Speaking through an Creole interpreter at a sentencing ...

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