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St. Croix Native Sentenced For Conspiring To Purchase Cocaine

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. July 1, 2010: A 32-year-old St. Croix man will spend the next 120 months in prison for trying to buy and distribute more than 5 kilograms of cocaine. The sentencing of Zeiad `Isaac` Ali Idheileh of Vero Beach, Florida comes more than two months after his April 8, 2010  plea of guilty. Idheileh admitted that his ...

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U.N. Secretary General For Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. July 1, 2010: United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, is set to be in Jamaica this weekend. Ban is set to travel to Jamaica this weekend to attend the CARICOM summit of heads of governments of the Caribbean region. He will discuss regional efforts to try to achieve the social and economic targets known as the ...

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Telcordia Win Accelerates Next Gen Service Rollout in Caribbean

Upgraded Operations Support System to increase speed, accuracy of operations  PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ — With a focus on accelerating the rollout of new services, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has awarded a contract to Telcordia (www.telcordia.com) for its next generation operations support systems.  Telcordia will provide TSTT with an automated fulfillment solution that incorporates improved visibility ...

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Gates Foundation and USAID Announce Innovative Fund to Incentivize Mobile Money Services in Haiti

Access to financial services by mobile phone can dramatically improve the lives of Haitians as country rebuilds from devastating earthquake  SEATTLE and WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced a $10 million incentive fund to jumpstart financial services by mobile phone in Haiti and expedite the ...

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Another Caribbean-Based Ponzi Scheme Halted By SEC

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 30, 2010: Fraud charges and an emergency asset freeze was yesterday announced against a purported fund manager based in the U.S. Virgin Islands with links to several other Caribbean islands, who allegedly perpetrated a $105 million Ponzi scheme against investors. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleges that Daniel Spitzer, a resident of St. Thomas, ...

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Guyanese JFK Terror Suspect Cops Plea

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. June 30, 2010: One of three Guyanese accused of plotting to blow up fuel lines and fuel tanks at Kennedy Airport yesterday changed his plea to guilty just a day ahead of a federal trial. Abdel Nur copped a guilty plea in Brooklyn Court Tuesday, admitting to providing material support to his other three co-conspirators. `I ...

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Canadian Is Trinidad And Tobago’s Top Cop

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. June 30, 2010: Winnipeg`s former police chief has been appointed as the new top cop for the oil rich nation of Trinidad and Tobago. The country`s House of Representatives this week approved Jack Ewatski, 58, as its new police commissioner, charging him with the task of fighting crime in the twin-island Republic under the Kamla Persad ...

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Haitian Migrants Repatriated

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. June 30, 2010: Fifteen Haitian migrants who tried to sneak into the U.S. illegally have been sent back by U.S. Coast Guards. The U.S. Coast Guard repatriated the migrants Tuesday to Cap-Haitien, just days after they were found in a disabled go-fast boat off Florida`s Atlantic coast. The Coast Guard says their 24-foot boat was found ...

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Jamaican-Born Coach Kicked Out Of Athletics

CaribWorldNews, DENVER, CO, Tues. June 29, 2010: Former Jamaican Olympian turned U.S. coach, Raymond Stewart, has received a ban of life from athletics by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Stewart, who coached the likes of banished American sprinter Jerome Young.  Americans Kenny Burkenburr and J.J. Johnson and Jamaican Olympian Beverly McDonald, was kicked out of the sport for life for obtaining ...

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