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Stanford For Court Today

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Thurs. June 25, 2009: Texas financier and Antigua citizen, Sir R. Allen Stanford, is scheduled for a court hearing today to decide whether he will be granted bail or will remain jailed until his trial. Stanford was returned by U.S. Marshalls from Virginia yesterday, after begin charged on June 19th with money laundering related to an alleged ...

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Caribbean D.C. Group Claims Clarke Bill Will Fail

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 25, 2009:  A purported `census briefing` in D.C. Wednesday, by an organization that was an early supporter of the CaribID initiative to get a Caribbean category on the U.S. Census form, turned into a public attack on Congresswoman Yvette Clarke`s `Caribbean Count` bill, claiming sources say, that the measure is bound to fail. The briefing ...

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St. Lucia Teen Charged With Murder

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. June 25, 2009: A teenage girl has been slapped with a murder charge for the June 13th killing of a 20-year-old. The 13-year-old, whose name has not been revealed because of her age, along with 19-year-old Ava Alexander are accused of stabbing Kevana Antonia King in a suspected gangland killing. Police did not give a ...

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China`s Expanding Relations With Latin America And The Caribbean

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Thurs. June 25, 2009: The recent visit of Brazil`s President Luiz Inacio `Lula` da Silva to China in May 2009 reflected the Asian nation`s expanding economic and political influence in Latin America and the Caribbean. One year ago, the Brazilian government had announced that China would surpass the United States as its major business ...

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Grenada Quarantines Yacht With Suspected Swine Flu

By Linda StrakerCWNN Grenada CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Weds. June 24, 2009: A yacht in Grenada has been quarantined because of a suspected swine flu case. Junior Health Minister Ann Peters says that health authorities are awaiting the results of the suspected swine flu case aboard the yacht, which berthed in Grenada`s harbor last Saturday.Preferring not to disclose the name ...

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Antigua Cans Financial Regulator

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Weds. June 24, 2009: Head of Antigua and Barbuda`s Financial Services Regulatory Commission, Leroy King, has been dismissed from his post by the country`s government. King`s dismissal comes just days after his June 19th indictment on bribery charges in the ponzi case against Allen Stanford and just four days after he was suspended from the post. ...

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Allen Stanford Could Face Criminal Charges Today

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. June 24, 2009: Former billionaire, R. Allen Stanford, could face criminal charges in a Houston Court as early as today. The knighted, American-born, naturalized Antigua and Barbuda resident, is being brought back to Houston from Virginia by U.S. Marshals, chained at the waist and shackled in leg irons on the popularly called airplane, `ConAir.` It is ...

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Haiti`s Wyclef Jean Lends Support To Iran Protestors

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 24, 209: Haitian-born, Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter and producer, Wyclef Jean, is turning his `goodwill` to Iran`s demonstrators, as protests in the Muslim nation turned deadly and many continue to flock to the streets to demand a recount of votes in the recent election. CaribWorldNews was on Tuesday sent a link to the Jean ...

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Bermuda: Former Ministers Back In The Fold

CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Weds. June 24, 2009: Two former ministers have been returned to the government of Bermuda. Neletha Butterfield, former minister of the environment, telecommunications and E-commerce from 2006-2007,was sworn in as the new minister of Culture and Social Rehabilitation and Minister. Also named to the cabinet is Walter Roban, who will serve as minister without portfolio. Roban is ...

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Caribbean-Born Pol`s Former Chief Of Staff To Enter Guilty Plea

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 23, 2009: The Jamaican-born former chief of staff to New York City politician, Dr. Kendall Stewart, is set to enter a guilty plea this week, CaribWorldNews has learnt. Court documents accessed by CWNN show that Asquith Reid, Stewart`s former chief of staff, along with alleged co-conspirator and staffer, Joycinth `Sue` Anderson, are set to ...

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