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Moving Towards A Changed U.S., Caribbean Relationship

Commentary By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, May 12, 2009: What will be the long term impact of a changed economic relationship between Cuba and the United States on the Caribbean?  How might the region develop and its relationship change if the US were ever to restore full diplomatic relations with Havana? These are questions that are beginning to be ...

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Was Stanford A DEA Informant?

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. May 11, 2009: Allen R. Stanford, the financier accused of a giant ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, may have been an informant for the U.S. DEA, a new report says. The BBC`s Panorama investigation claims that the Texas-born businessman, turned Antiguan, may have worked as a US government informer, feeding information to ...

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Bermuda Man Faces Murder Charges

CaribWorldNews, NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Mon. May 1, 2009: A Bermuda man who allegedly drove a gunman from the scene of a fatal shooting at a central New Jersey apartment complex is now facing murder charges. Andre D. Trott of Sandys, Bermuda has been charged with eluding, aggravated assault and hindering the apprehension of alleged shooter Cadre Williams at a shooting ...

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Fugitive Bahamas Teacher To Be Extradited From NY

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 11, 2009: A Bahamas teacher who allegedly molested two of his students, could soon be extradited from the U.S. Andre Bernard Birbal, 46, was arrested in New York on Sunday May 3rd for a traffic violation. His record was run through the system and it was discovered he had a warrant out for his ...

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Nude Rihanna Photos Apparently Leaked

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Mon. May 11, 2009: The record label of Bajan pop star Rihanna, is reportedly readying to do legal battle over nude photos believed to be of the singer that were posted on the Internet Friday. Seven photos appeared on ImageHaven.net Friday. Two apparently are of Rihanna’s face, while four of the pictures featured various body shots ...

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Obama Shows Funny Bone

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. May 11, 2009: U.S. President Barack Obama showed his funny side last night as some of the nation`s top journalists gathered for the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. The President was quick to make fun of all in his cabinet and his first lady and even poked fun at himself. President Obama joked that his ...

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Caribbean Americans – The Dismissed Minority

CaribWorldNews, Fri. May 8, 2009: The comments are harsh and the reality like a cold water bath on an icy winter day. `We deal with diverse groups on the Census form and Caribbean is not on the form last time we checked;` `What numbers are we talking of here? What’s the spending power of this Caribbean market you talk of? ...

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Congresswoman Clarke Supports Mortgage and Predatory Lending Reform

CaribWorldNews, Washington, D.C., Fri. May 8, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has come out in support of the Mortgage Reform & Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2009 Congresswoman Clarke on Thursday voted in favor of H.R. 1728, which aims to curb abusive practices and predatory lending in the mortgage industry. It also outlaws many of the industry actions that ...

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Guyana Opposition Leader Undergoes Surgery

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 8, 2009: Guyana opposition leader, Robert H. O. Corbin, was late Thursday recovering from surgery at a New York hospital. The surgery comes following his initial hospitalization at the St. Francis Hospital, Heart Center, in Long Island, NY following his arrival in New York on April 27th. Last yesterday, a People’s National Congress Reform ...

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