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Five Caribbean Americans Sue Merrill Lynch

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 14, 2009: Five Caribbean American men claim they were discriminated against because of their race and are suing Merrill Lynch. The five men, who are not named, filed a complaint in Manhattan federal court recently, claiming discrimination by Bank of America Corp`s Merrill Lynch unit. The men, according to Reuters News, claim that while ...

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NY Caribbean Nationals Gear Up For Democratic Primary

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 14, 2009: Caribbean American political empowerment continues to grow in New York City and tomorrow, the Democratic primary will feature several Caribbean elected incumbents defending their seats against fellow Caribbean challengers. Nowhere is the race more heated that in the 45th Councilmatic district of Brooklyn, where St. Vincent and the Grenadines incumbent, Dr. Kendall ...

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Defending US Open Champ Kicked Out Of Semis

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Sat. Sept 12, 2009: In a shocking turn of events tonight, the defending U.S. Open tennis champion, Serena Williams, was kicked out of the semi finals due to `unsportsmanlike` conduct. Williams, who faced a tough match with Kim Clijsters throughout, seemed to lose it completely after a lineswoman called a foot fault that the California-born tennis star ...

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Less Americans Travelling To The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Less Americans travelled to the Caribbean this year, compared to last year, a CaribWorldNews analysis of latest statistics on U.S. nationals air  travel to overseas regions reveal. According to data from the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, close to eight percent less Americans travelled to the Caribbean so far this year, when ...

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Caribbean Migrants Among Those To Be Remembered On 9/11 Anniversary

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: The names of the over four dozen Caribbean migrants killed in the World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001 are set to reverberate around Ground Zero again this morning. The city will again pause today, Friday, September 11, to mark the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and remember ...

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What If International Institutions Fail?

Commentary By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: In Europe and North America, governments and regulatory authorities are still debating how best to manage the behaviour of  financial institutions that have become so large, that should they fail, their operations would pose a systemic risk to the nations in which they are located. This relatively new phenomenon, ...

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Grenada Vows To Open U.W.I. Campus

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Grenada Prime Minister, Tillman Thomas, says his government is moving `expeditiously` with plans to develop a U.W.I. Open Campus Facility on the Spice Isle. In an address to the nation last night, PM Thomas said the plan for the UWI facility is not only to have it offer degree programs but also ...

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UK Pays Tribute To Slain Jamaica-Based Consul

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: UK Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, on Thursday paid tribute to the country`s honorary consul, found murdered in Montego Bay, Jamaica on September 9th. `I, and all his colleagues, were deeply saddened to hear of the death of John Terry, the British Honorary Consul in Montego Bay in Jamaica,` said Milliband yesterday,   `John Terry ...

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Former Stanford Global Security Chief Indicted

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Former Stanford security chief, Thomas Raffanello, was yesterday indicted in a three-count superseding indictment on  conspiracy to obstruct a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the ongoing R. Allen Stanford investigation. Raffanello is accused as a former global director of security at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office of Stanford Financial Group of destroying ...

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Over 1,300 Haitians Sent Back By U.S. Coast Guard So Far This Year

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Some 1,374 Haitian migrants trying to sneak into the U.S. illegally were captured and returned by U.S. Coast Guard agents so far this year. That’s according to a CaribWorldNews analysis of reported Coast guard repatriations so far for 2009. The latest group was sent back this week, some 164, repatriated to Cap Haitien, ...

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