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Opposition Returns To Run Montserrat

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Thurs., Sept. 10, 2009: A public holiday was yesterday declared in Montserrat by Governor Peter Waterworth after the opposition Movement for Change and Prosperity party emerged victorious in an election that came two years earlier than constitutionally due. It was an outcome that has occurred in every Caribbean nation that has held election in recent years. The ...

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Republican Congressman Apologizes For `You Lie` Outburst

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A Southern Republican congressman, who last night seemed to forget his southern manners in an uncivil outburst during President Obama`s well-received speech on health care, has apologized. But the stunning outburst seemed to be the new item that has upstaged a carefully crafted and delivered speech detailing the President`s plan on health care ...

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Suriname, Haiti Are Worst Caribbean Nations To Do Business In

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: Trying to do business in Haiti or Suriname? Well you may want to think again after reading the latest `Doing Business 2010` report. The annual report analyzing  the ease of doing business in 183 economies around the globe, shows that in the Caribbean, the South American nation of Suriname and the poverty-stricken ...

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Choice Hotels International Targets Caribbean’s Best Independent Hotels for New Ascend Collection

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In the midst of a troubled travel season, many Caribbean hotels can get a helping hand now from global hospitality leader Choice Hotels International. The company is expanding its Ascend Collection hotel membership program (www.ascendcollection.com) to include exceptional independent hotels throughout the Caribbean region. Ascend Collection has an aggressive growth plan of adding ...

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Jamaica`s Jazz Great Monty Alexander Returns To Lincoln Center

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: Catch the `Harlem-Kingston Express` as Jamaica’s internationally acclaimed Jazz piano great, Monty Alexander, C.D. (Commander of Distinction-Jamaica), returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room for four shows, October 2 and 3 at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.  Alexander has been broughts back to Jazz at Lincoln Center by popular demand after ...

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Sentencing Of Guyana Drug Dealer Now Set For October

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: Guyana-born drug dealer, Shaheed `Roger` Khan will have to wait another month to determine his sentence for the crimes he confessed to earlier this year. Judge Dora Lizette Irizarry has now ruled that Khan will be sentenced on October 16th at 2 p.m. in a Brooklyn court. Khan could spend the next 15 ...

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Chinese To Build Bahamas Resorts

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: A Chinese construction company has inked a 1.9 billion-U.S.-dollar construction deal to build a Bahamas-based resort. China State Construction Engineering Corp., the world`s largest public construction contractor, has inked the deal with Bahamas-based Baha Mar Resorts Inc., China Daily reported Tuesday. The Chinese firm is also acquiring a 2.75 percent stake in the ...

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Census Tells Hispanics Economic Tale As Caribbean Americans` Numbers Remain Largely Unknown

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: With the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month set to begin next week, the U.S. Census yesterday unleashed a barrage of numbers highlighting the growth of this community. According to the Census there were 46.9 million people of Hispanic origin as of July 1, 2008, making people of Hispanic origin the nation`s largest minority ...

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Singer With Guyanese Roots To Play Josephine Baker On Broadway

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: A singer whose parents were born in Guyana but migrated to Canada, has been chosen to play the lead role in a new Broadway-bound musical about Paris music hall star Josephine Baker. Canadian R&B singer and actress Deborah Cox will Baker, in the show to be directed by Joey McKneely, choreographer of ...

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