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Mother Nature Again Claims Lives In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Oct. 19, 2010: Floods in Haiti have yet again added to the 2010 death toll in this struggling Caribbean country. Torrential rains in Haiti have so far claimed the lives of 12 people, officials said Monday. According to health officials, 10 people were killed by floods in Port-au-Prince over the weekend including a two-year-old girl and ...

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Former Barbados Prime Minister Returns To Lead Opposition

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Oct. 19, 2010: Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur has returned to lead the main opposition Barbados Labor Party. Arthur was chosen by BLP executives to replace Mia Mottley in the top spot Monday, the Barbados Nation reported. The move comes after reports of internal wrangling in the party and open infighting between the two. Mottley ...

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Trinidadian Businessmen Gets Stay Of Extradition For Now

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. Oct. 18, 2010: Two Trinidad and Tobago businessmen wanted in the U.S. to face charges of money laundering and fraud have both benefited from an order blocking their extradition. Trinidad Express reports say Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson, both apparent financiers of the United National Congress, received the good news just two days ahead of the extradition, ...

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Over 100 Jamaicans To Be Awarded On Heroes Day

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Oct. 18, 2010: A total of 136 outstanding Jamaicans are set to be conferred with national honors  today, National Heroes Day in Jamaica. The awards will be presented in various categories including the Order of Jamaica (OJ); Order of Distinction in the ranks of Commander (CD) and Officer (OD); the Medal of Honor for Meritorious Service; ...

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U.N. Security Council Extends Mission In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Oct. 16, 2010: The U.N. Security Council Friday voted to extend the mandate of its peacekeeping mission in Haiti until October 15, 2011. The Council underlined the significance of next month`s presidential and legislative polls in laying the foundation for a stable political environment in the impoverished Caribbean nation. In its unanimously adopted resolution, the ...

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Barbados National Charged In Drug Case

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: A 35-year-old Barbados-born baggage handler at New York`s John F. Kennedy International Airport has been indicted on charges they ran an elaborate drug trafficking scheme, smuggling cocaine into the United States on commercial jetliners. Victor Bourne is accused along with dispatching crew chief Miguel Bozza, 48, of importing 330 pounds (150 kilos) ...

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Sole Commissioner For CLICO Probe

CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday October 15, 2010: A sole commissioner has been appointed to investigate circumstances leading to the financial collapse of the Trinidad and Tobago-based CLICO and its subsidiaries. Sir Gavin Lightman, a retired British High Court judge was named by T&T Attorney General Anand Ramlogan to head the probe that will also look into the collapse ...

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Fire At Nevis Supermarket

CaribWorldNews, CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: Fire broke out at a super market in Nevis earlier today forcing its closer. Ram`s Trading Limited, a family-operated business that was established on St. Kitts in 1935, was forced to close its doors temporarily after a fire broke out. `It was a truly traumatic experience,` said patron Huey Sargeant, who witnessed the ...

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Trinidad and Tobago Continues To Top Caribbean Exports To U.S.

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: The oil rich Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago continues to rake in the dough from exports to the U.S., again topping most Caribbean nations this year, according to the U.S. Census Foreign Trade statistics.  Trinidad and Tobago exported a total of $4,481 trillion worth of mainly natural gas, crude oil, fuel ...

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