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Queen`s Honor Ruled Unconstitutional

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. May 8, 2009: The Trinity Cross of the Order of Trinity, established by the Queen of England 40 years ago, has been ruled unconstitutional by the London Privy Council. Five law lords of the Council ruled that the order is unconstitutional because it discriminates against non-Christians.  Muslims and Hindu groups in Trinidad and Tobago had complained ...

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Guyana Opposition Leader Undergoes Surgery

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 8, 2009: Guyana opposition leader, Robert H. O. Corbin, was late Thursday recovering from surgery at a New York hospital. The surgery comes following his initial hospitalization at the St. Francis Hospital, Heart Center, in Long Island, NY following his arrival in New York on April 27th. Last yesterday, a People’s National Congress Reform ...

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Congresswoman Clarke Supports Mortgage and Predatory Lending Reform

CaribWorldNews, Washington, D.C., Fri. May 8, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has come out in support of the Mortgage Reform & Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2009 Congresswoman Clarke on Thursday voted in favor of H.R. 1728, which aims to curb abusive practices and predatory lending in the mortgage industry. It also outlaws many of the industry actions that ...

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Antigua Opposition Leader Charged

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Fri. May 8, 2009: Antigua opposition leader, Lester Bird, was among seven other party members charged by police this week. The seven were charged with public order offences by the police that resulted from a dispute at a May Day rally organized by the party’s affiliate, the Antigua Trades and Labor Union. The union had barred ...

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St. Vincent And The Grenadines, University Of New Orleans Discuss Early Childhood Education Partners

CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Fri. May 8, 2009:  Discussion of an early childhood partnership between the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the University of New Orleans has begun. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United States, La Celia A. Prince, recently met with University of New Orleans Chancellor Timothy Ryan and officials of UNO’s College ...

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Weird News – Couple Cited For Having Sex On City Hall Lawn

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri, May 8, 2009: A couple has been slapped with a charge of lewd conduct on public property after cops caught them having sex on the front lawn of the Santa Cruz City Hall. City employees called 911 around 11:25 a.m. after seeing the couple under a white blanket on the grass near the Human Resources ...

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Companies Save Millions By Transitioning Tasks To The Internet

Commentary By Keith Bernard CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 8, 2009: Sally is an administrative assistant at a large and successful law firm located in New York City. She spends approximately an hour and a half each day tracking and shipping mail and packages using the websites of UPS, FEDEX, USPS, and DHL. Several years ago those companies employed ...

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Dissed? – Obama Stays True To Tax Haven Crack Down Weeks After Caribbean Trip

CaribWorldNews,  NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 6, 2009: A former Caribbean ambassador is insisting President Barack Obama’s recent decision to enact into law, new provisions that would reduce offshore financial services’ attractiveness to US citizens will impact on the Caribbean and their financial services industry in distinctly harmful ways. Ambassador Lionel Hurst, former ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the ...

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Cayman Financial Services Association Slams Back

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 6, 2009: The Cayman Islands Financial Services Association has slammed back at the Barack Obama administration, over claims that subsidiaries of U.S. corporations operating in Cayman are engaging in tax fraud. On Tuesday, Anthony Travers, chairman of the association, released an open letter to the U.s. President, insisting that it is erroneous to claim ...

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