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Guyanese American Senator`s Vote Can`t Save Gay Marriage

CaribWorldNews, ALBANY, NY, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: A Guyanese American State Senator in New York was among twenty-four Democrats who yesterday voted `yes` to a proposal to allow gays to marry in New York State. While Brooklyn Senator John Sampson joined his 23 other colleagues in voting for the approval of the Same-Sex Marriage bill, the 24 votes were not ...

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Caribbean American Singer Rakes In Six Grammy Nominations

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: Born to a Puerto Rican father and a Haitian mother, his first album sold a cool two million copies and shot him to fame as one of the hottest R&B singers of the 90s. Last night he proved he is back with a vengeance, grabbing six Grammy nominations. Maxwell, who after several ...

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U.S. Widens The Net To Allen Stanford`s U.S. Clients

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: Who were the U.S. clients of R. Allen Stanford and were they evading U.S. taxes? The U.S. Justice Department wants to know. The DOJ on Wednesday applied to a federal court for an order that would authorize the Internal Revenue Service to get that information. The US` tactic? Serve a `John Doe summons` ...

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Caribbean Represented At Victoria`s Secret Show

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: The Caribbean was last night again represented in the popular Victoria`s Secret fashion show as Cayman Islands-born model, Selita Ebanks, took the runway. Ebanks was one of only two black models to grace the catwalk of the annual show but showed elegance and sex appeal as always. She was all the rage ...

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Antigua Should Be Punished For Stanford

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: The Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda should be punished until it cooperates with the U.S. and compensates the victims of the alleged Ponzi scheme run by its former famous resident turned citizen, billionaire, R. Allen Stanford. That`s the word from a group of eight U.S. Senators, including Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, ...

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Caribbean AD, PR and News Agency Receives 2009 Small Business Commerce Association Award

CaribPR Wire, SAN FRANSICO, December 1, 2009: Hard Beat Communications, Inc., the parent company of the CaribWorldNews network and CaribPR Wire, has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the News correspondents, independent category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA). The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5 percent of small businesses throughout the U.S. Using ...

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Documentary Features Haitian University Janitor

CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: A Haitian-born Princeton University janitor is among those featured in a documentary titled `The Philosopher Kings’. Josue Lajeunesse works weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as one of Princeton University’s 220 Building Services janitors and is also a taxi driver, a father, a philanthropist and a community organizer. Lajeunesse is featured in ...

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Drug Bust In Kansas City Linked To Jamaican Group

CaribWorldNews, KANSAS CITY, Kansas, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: A Jamaican drug organization made more than US$22 million distributing marijuana from Phoenix to Kansas City and other locations, a federal indictment claims. The indictment, unsealed in federal court in Kansas Tuesday, charged 20 people with being part of a Jamaican group that trafficked about 2,000 pounds of marijuana each month. Twenty ...

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Haiti`s Wyclef And Lauryn Hill Set To Perform Together

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: It will be a reunion of sorts in New Zealand early in the new year for former Fugees members, Wyclef Jean and Lauryn Hill. The Haitian Grammy winner and Hill are slated to perform on Jan. 23 at the Ragamuffin Music Festival, in Rotorua, organizers say. It will be the first time ...

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Jennifer Hudson – From The White House To Jamaica Jazz & Blues

CARIBPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 25, 2009: Multiple award winning singer and actress, Jennifer Kate Hudson, is set to make the transition from a White House performance to the stage of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival from January 24-30, 2010. TurnKey Production President and festival producer, Walter Elmore, said while he is thrilled for Hudson at her White ...

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