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Allen Stanford`s Daughter Could Face Contempt Charge

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. Jan. 7, 2010: The daughter of accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford, has to appear in a Dallas court later this month to show why she should not be held in contempt of court. Judge David C. Godbey on Wednesday set a show cause hearing for Jan. 28th in the case of Randi Stanford versus court-appointed ...

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Insurance Sector Remains Underdeveloped In The Caribbean – Report

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: The Caribbean remains something of a backwater for the insurance sector, a new report claims. `The Caribbean Insurance Report 2010,` published by CompaniesandMarkets.com, claims that non-life and life insurance remains underdeveloped in the region despite the Caribbean`s geographic proximity to the U.S. Major multinational insurance companies have little representation on the ground, the ...

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Dominica Gets New Cabinet

CaribWorldNews, ROASEAU, Dominica, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: The commonwealth of Dominica has a new cabinet. Newly-returned Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit`s 15-member cabinet was this week sworn in by the island`s President. Among the surprising returnees are Ambrose George, who was previously fired by prime minister Skerrit when he served as minister of ports and by prime minister Pierre Charles when ...

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Cuba Ministry Continues Protest Of Extra Screening

CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: Cuba`s foreign ministry wants answers as to why its citizens are being put through extra screening upon entering the U.S. The protests come as the United States has demanded more careful screening for citizens of 14 nations deemed security risks – including Cuba – and for people traveling from those countries. But Cuba ...

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St. Kitts Murder Rate Already At Two For 2010

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: Its only the sixth day of the year but the crime rate on the tiny island of St. Kitts/Nevis is already at two. The first victim – 26 year Keithon Stanley – was brutally executed in the early hours of January 1st in the quiet community of Craddock Roan in Nevis. Fifteen ...

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Convicted Ponzi Schemer Had Links To Grenada

CaribWorldNews, SANTA ANA, CA, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: A 51-year-old man is set to spend the next 90 years of his life in jail for ripping off 125 elderly victims in a `Ponzi` scheme with links to the island of Grenada. Jeffrey Gordon Butler was this week convicted of 693 felony counts in the fraud case involving more than $11 ...

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New York Film Screening To Feature Walter Rodney

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: The spotlight will be shown on late Guyanese academian Walter Anthony Rodney in New York City in Black History Month. Director Clairmont M. Chung presents her film tilted, `W.A.R. Stories: Walter Anthony Rodney` on Monday, February 8 from 7:30 p.m. at the The Brecht Forum, 451 West Street, between Bank & Bethune ...

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Bahamas Gets New Top Cop

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: The islands of the Bahamas, which like many Caribbean nations has been fighting a rise in crime, yesterday swore in a new commissioner of police. Ellison Greenslade, the former acting commissioner of police, was officially sworn in as the islands top cop by Prime Minister Hubert A. Ingraham at police headquarters yesterday. He ...

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Swiss Report Slams Trinidad Government On Crime

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: A report from the Small Arms Survey is claiming that the Trinidad and Tobago  government must abandon handouts to criminal elements in order to stave off drug and gun smuggling and gang activities. The report, by Dorn Townsend , titled `Gangs, Guns, and Governance in Trinidad and Tobago` claims that the governments `handouts ...

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Will Caribbean Americans Again Be Dismissed By The U.S. Census?

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan.  5, 2010:  The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off a $340 million media campaign to persuade people to fill out their census forms but how much of that money will the Caribbean American media see? That`s the question CaribID, the movement formed in 2008 to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted by the U.S. ...

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