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The Obamas` Big Tent

Commentary by Arthur PiccoloSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 25, 2009:  It was always the Republicans who claimed to have a Big Tent, true or not. Well we can report that President and Mrs. Obama now have a Big Tent on The White House grounds. On Tuesday night, the Presidential Big Tent entertained 400 very special guests ...

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U.S. Embassy In Jamaica Changes Visa Application Fee Payment Procedure

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Nov. 24, 2009: Jamaicans paying for visa applications at the U.S. embassy will now have to pay ahead at National Commercial Bank.   The U.S. Embassy in Kingston yesterday said it has concluded its contract with Paymaster and will no longer accept cash or credit card payment for application fees at the embassy. It will now accept ...

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UN SG To Keep Focus On Climate Change In Trinidad

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is set to keep the focus on climate change when he meets with political leaders at the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago this Friday. `The Secretary-General expects to focus the attention of these leaders on key issues that require their engagement in the ...

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Jamaican National Out Of South Pole Trek

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: A Jamaican woman who was part of a team hoping to make it to the South Pole, has pulled out. Reports indicate that Kim Marie Spence pulled out of The Kaspersky Lab Commonwealth Women`s Antarctic Expedition due to frostbite in her fingers. She was part of a women`s ski team making its way ...

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Grenada NY Consul General Says Global Challenges Present Opportunity For Regional Integration

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: Grenada`s Consul General To New York believes that regional political and economic unity are crucial more than ever, given the many global challenges being faced. CG Derrick James said that while there have been tremendous efforts at political and economic unity, significant work still needs to be done. `The question today is ...

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Allen Stanford Scandal Forces Restructuring In Antigua

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: The alleged Ponzi scheme perpetrated by American turned Antiguan citizen, R. Allen Stanford, will force a restricting of the country`s financial system. Antigua and Barbuda`s Governor General, Dame Louise Lake-Tack, on Monday said the country`s financial laws will be amended to ensure adequate monitoring and strict compliance with anti-money laundering requirements. Lake-Tack ...

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Rihanna`s All Bandaged Up At AMA`s

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: Rihanna continues to push the fashion boundaries, appearing in a body suit that looked like a number of bandages strung together at the American Music Awards Sunday night. The singer left little to the imagination in the peekaboo, body hugging ensemble with a low cut neck line and futuristic white shoulder pads ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Back At Work

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX., Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: The Grenada-born doctor to the late pop star, Michael Jackson, is back at work in his Houston clinic. Dr. Conrad Murray, who recently avoided jail time in a child support case, has returned to work treating regular patients again. `Because of a deteriorating financial condition and prompting by many of his beloved patients, ...

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Brooklyn Caribbean Restaurant Partners With The 2010 Census

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009:  Denis Hawthorne, owner of Crystal Caribbean Restaurant and Bakery knows that important discussions and decisions are often made over food. When Hawthorne, also the owner of Denis Shipping Services, was approached by 2010 Census Partnership Specialist Irwine Clare on how the two could work together to inform the Caribbean community about participation in ...

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