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Guyanese-Owned Company Turns 10

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. Oct., 15, 2009: Guyanese Roxanne Sookhai is celebrating 10 years in business. Sookhai`s Unique Professional Creation, Inc. has been around a decade already and this weekend, the unique cake maker and interior designer will mark the milestone with an open house. All are invited to join the celebration at 88-07 212th Street in Queens Village, NY ...

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Hard Beat CEO For Florida Diversity Forum

CaribPR Wire, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Hard Beat CEO, Felicia Persaud, will be among the diversity experts in South Florida today as the Advertising Federation Of Greater Fort Lauderdale puts the spotlight on niche markets. Persaud will be one of two experts focusing on the Caribbean markets, while Ad Fed will also focus on the Brazilian, Hispanic, Gay ...

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Drug Plane Explodes Over Bonaire

CaribWorldNews, ORANJESTAD, Aruba, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: A single-engine plane reportedly carrying narcotics, this week exploded over the tiny Dutch island of Bonaire. Netherlands Antilles Coast Guard said the plane caught fire and exploded over the Caribbean Sea near the island late Tuesday. Several bales of drugs were found floating amid the wreckage but authorities did not immediately disclose what ...

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Jamaica PM Says No Gay Marriage Under His Watch

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Jamaica`s Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, has slammed the door shut on same sex marriage on the island. Golding this week insisted the Jamaican parliament will not recognize same-sex marriage; at least not while has the reins. Golding, in opening parliamentary debate on a proposed amendment to the constitution which would lay out the ...

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Ill Sir Allen Makes Court Appearance

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: The once flamboyant Sir Allen Stanford hardly seemed like the same man sitting in a Houston court yesterday. The disgraced financier seemed obviously ill, at one point spitting up blood during the Wednesday status hearing before Judge David Hittner. Still his pride remains evident, as he rebuffed a court officer who tried to ...

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Guyanese Drug Lord To Be Sentenced Tomorrow

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Notorious self-confessed Guyana-born drug king pin, Shaheed Roger Khan, is set to be sentenced in a Brooklyn Court tomorrow. Khan is slated to be sentenced to 15 years in jail and five years supervised release under a plea deal cut with prosecutors. He changed his plea from not guilty to guilty in March ...

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Cop Indicted In Death Of Haitian American

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: A 30-year-old New York City cop was yesterday indicted by a Brooklyn grand jury for the vehicular manslaughter of a Haitian American woman. Officer Andrew Kelly, a seven-year veteran of the force, was indicted for causing the death of 32-year-old Vionique Valnord in the wee hours of September 27th as she tried to ...

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Not Guilty Says Accused In PanAm Hijacking

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 3009: A 66-year-old man, accused in the hijacking of a 1968 Pan American flight to Cuba, yesterday insisted he is innocent. Luis Armando Pena Soltren appeared in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to answer charges stemming from his involvement in the hijacking of the flight that left John F. Kennedy International Airport bound ...

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Stanford Due In Court In Houston Today

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Disgraced financier and cricket entrepreneur, Sir Allen Stanford, is set for court in Houston today. Stanford and three other defendants are due in federal court in Houston for a status hearing today, Oct. 14th. The hearing as U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday asked a federal judge to set a trial date for the former ...

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Buju Banton Meets Gay Critics

CaribWorldNews, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton, whose concerts have been targeted for cancellation by gay activists, this week sat down with some of his critics. Banton met with fur members of San Francisco`s gay community Monday afternoon for 40-minutes to discuss his `troubling history with gay people,` according to blogger Michael Petrelis, who ...

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