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Queen`s Honor Ruled Unconstitutional

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. May 8, 2009: The Trinity Cross of the Order of Trinity, established by the Queen of England 40 years ago, has been ruled unconstitutional by the London Privy Council. Five law lords of the Council ruled that the order is unconstitutional because it discriminates against non-Christians.  Muslims and Hindu groups in Trinidad and Tobago had complained ...

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Antigua Opposition Leader Charged

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Fri. May 8, 2009: Antigua opposition leader, Lester Bird, was among seven other party members charged by police this week. The seven were charged with public order offences by the police that resulted from a dispute at a May Day rally organized by the party’s affiliate, the Antigua Trades and Labor Union. The union had barred ...

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St. Vincent And The Grenadines, University Of New Orleans Discuss Early Childhood Education Partners

CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Fri. May 8, 2009:  Discussion of an early childhood partnership between the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the University of New Orleans has begun. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United States, La Celia A. Prince, recently met with University of New Orleans Chancellor Timothy Ryan and officials of UNO’s College ...

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Weird News – Couple Cited For Having Sex On City Hall Lawn

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri, May 8, 2009: A couple has been slapped with a charge of lewd conduct on public property after cops caught them having sex on the front lawn of the Santa Cruz City Hall. City employees called 911 around 11:25 a.m. after seeing the couple under a white blanket on the grass near the Human Resources ...

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Companies Save Millions By Transitioning Tasks To The Internet

Commentary By Keith Bernard CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 8, 2009: Sally is an administrative assistant at a large and successful law firm located in New York City. She spends approximately an hour and a half each day tracking and shipping mail and packages using the websites of UPS, FEDEX, USPS, and DHL. Several years ago those companies employed ...

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Cayman Financial Services Association Slams Back

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 6, 2009: The Cayman Islands Financial Services Association has slammed back at the Barack Obama administration, over claims that subsidiaries of U.S. corporations operating in Cayman are engaging in tax fraud. On Tuesday, Anthony Travers, chairman of the association, released an open letter to the U.s. President, insisting that it is erroneous to claim ...

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Dissed? – Obama Stays True To Tax Haven Crack Down Weeks After Caribbean Trip

CaribWorldNews,  NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 6, 2009: A former Caribbean ambassador is insisting President Barack Obama’s recent decision to enact into law, new provisions that would reduce offshore financial services’ attractiveness to US citizens will impact on the Caribbean and their financial services industry in distinctly harmful ways. Ambassador Lionel Hurst, former ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the ...

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Barbados PM Announces Immigration Amnesty

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. May 6, 2009: Forget U.S. immigration reform. Barbados is offering immigration reform of its own to CARICOM nationals.  Prime Minister David Thompson on Tuesday announced that Caribbean nationals living in the country illegally are being invited to become legal residents.  Thompson said that with effect from June 1, 2009, all undocumented CARICOM nationals who entered Barbados ...

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Jamaican Migrant Engineers `Greener` Turf

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 6, 2009: A Jamaican-born civil engineer is being lauded for designing an environmentally-friendly synthetic golf turf. Charles Williams is the design and technical expert behind the newly launched, environmentally-friendly synthetic athletic turf, Golf Greens Fore U, a premier, made in the USA synthetic turf manufacturer. The New Jersey resident invented `performance roll` technology to ...

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