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Playboy Playmate Deejays In St. Maarten Club

CaribWorldNews, PHILLIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Weds. Dec. 16, 2009: Playboy magazine’s 50th Anniversary Playmate spent Friday night, Dec. 11th, jamming at a St. Maarten night club. The Ukraine-born Dasha Astafievas took over the deejaying duties at the re-opening of Club 111, in Simpson Bay, St. Maarten last Friday night. The sexy deejay, model and musician had VIP attendees and guests jamming as she ...

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Justice Sotomayor For Puerto Rico Today

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. Dec. 16, 2009:  U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, is set to arrive in the homeland of her parents today, Weds. Dec. 16th. Justice Sotomayor is visiting Puerto Rico this week for the first time since becoming the U.S. Supreme Court`s first Hispanic justice. Sotomayor, 55, is due to attend meetings with local judges ...

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The Sounds Of The Steelpan At Christmas

By Lystra J. LashleySpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Dec. 16, 2009: What would happen if one engages the finest, young steelpan musicians to perform a Christmas program in a wide range of musical genres?  They would `steel` the show.  The Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFÉ) of Mitchellville, Maryland made that possible on Saturday evening, Dec. 12th. The program ...

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Small Islands Gaining Support As They Fight For Survival

By Indi Mclymont-Lafayette and Horace Fisher COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Weds. Dec. 16, 2009, (Panos): Small islands states (including the Caribbean) jumped into the spotlight of the United Nations Climate Change discussions in Copenhagen, Denmark when they introduced their own draft text into the negotiations with tremendous support from another 53 non-island countries and the global lobby group, 350.org. `We are on ...

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Controversial Reggae Grammy Nominee Faces Wednesday Court Day

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Dec. 15, 2009: For months since reggae star Buju Banton began his U.S. tour for his `Rasta Got Soul` album, he has faced criticism from gay activists who view him as a homophobe. His Grammy nomination recently only heightened such criticism from gay rights groups but nothing compared to the shock of his arrest on drug ...

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The View from Europe

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Dec. 14, 2009: In early December the President of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernandez, was in Europe. His visit took in Portugal and France while that of his Foreign Minister, Carlos Morales also included Germany. The stay in Portugal was in the context of Nineteenth Summit of Ibero-American Heads of State, but like ...

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Molson Coors Partners with NWT Enterprises Ltd. to Distribute Coors Light

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP) and NWT Enterprises Ltd. have partnered to introduce Coors Light to beer drinkers in Trinidad & Tobago. As Molson Coors focuses on international growth, Coors Light, the world’s most refreshing beer, is now available at supermarkets, convenience stores, as well as bars and casual ...

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State Department Portrait To Caribbean American Unveiled

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: An official portrait to the U.S.` first black secretary of state, Caribbean American Gen. Colin Powell, was this week unveiled at the State Department. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled the official portrait of former Secretary of State Powell on Monday, noting there were few Americans as admired and celebrated. `There`s an elementary ...

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Relatives Appeal For Tips In Murder Of Caribbean American

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: Relatives of a Caribbean American man shot to death late last month outside a Brooklyn, NY nightclub are appealing for help in finding his killer. Kelvin Neil, 41, was gunned down outside the Nocturnal nightclub on Flatbush Avenue near Avenue H in Brooklyn on November 27th.  Cops found Neil sprawled outside the club ...

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Former Grenada PM Threatens To Sue Local Media Houses

By Linda Straker/CWNN Grenada CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Thurs. Dec. 10, 2009: Former Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is threatening to sue local media houses who published stories about his wife being caught with a diplomatic passport in her possession at the Maurice Bishop International Airport last month. The warning follows a government statement accusing Mitchell`s wife, Marietta Mitchell, ...

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