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`Sorry` Says Chris Brown On Beating Of Barbados` Rihanna

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. July 21, 2009: Months after he beat Bajan Grammy recording star Rihanna, singer Chris Brown has issued a public apology. Brown on Monday issued a video apology for assaulting Rihanna and pleaded for forgiveness from his fans for `inexcusable` behavior. `I wish I had the chance to live those few moments again, but unfortunately I ...

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Lawsuit By Stanford Victims Could Threaten Viability Of Antigua

By David Jessop It must be rare if not unique for a lawsuit to threaten the viability of a whole nation. Yet bizarrely that is what an US$8bn case launched against Antigua threatens to do. Notwithstanding, it also raises important long-term questions about whether the national and regional Caribbean financial regulatory environment, to say nothing of the probity of individuals, ...

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Caribbean Cricket Expert Weighs In On Stand-Off

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. July 20, 2009: West Indies cricket expert and renowned commentator, Tony Cozier, is giving his two cents on the ongoing dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies Players` Association. The quarrel has led to the first-choice West Indies players sitting out the current Test series against Bangladesh and WIPA appealing for CARICOM ...

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No charges Yet In Case Of Guyanese Shot To Death By NY Police

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. July 20, 2009: A New York –based organization wants to know why no one has been charged with the murder of a Guyanese shot to death last Saturday by New York City cops. The New York based Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy last night called on Brooklyn District Attorney, Charles Hynes, to charge an undercover NYPD ...

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Caribbean Food Delights Patties Out Of Jamaica Market

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 20, 2009: Caribbean Food Delight patties, which were recently at the center of a storm of controversy following comments by the head of the Jamaica Manufacturers Association, will no longer be available in Jamaica. Head of the company, Vincent HoSang, on Sunday told Caribbean Lifestyle TV that his products have been dropped by the ...

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Oxford Dictionary Press Apologizes To Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. July 20, 2009: The Oxford Press has apologized to Jamaicans for its definition of the word `maroons,` in the Concise Oxford Dictionary. Minister of Transport and Works, Mike Henry, according to JIS News, received a letter from the editor of Oxford University Press apologizing for stating that maroons were a member of a group of black ...

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Guyana Health Ministry Forced To Move After Fire

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. July 20, 2009: The Ministry of Health in Guyana has been forced to seek temporary accommodation in other government agencies after fire destroyed its headquarters on Friday. Police in the South American nation were yesterday continuing their investigations into the cause of the early Friday afternoon fire that destroyed the building in Brickdam, Georgetown. But arson ...

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`Obama`s `White Speech` To The NAACP `

Commentary By Arthur Piccolo CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 20, 2009: Maybe the easiest way to summarize President Obama`s speech in New York City to the NAACP on its 100th anniversary is this: with very little if any change to the text he could have just as easily given that same speech to ringing applause at a Rotary Club ...

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Guyanese In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Gets Attorney

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 17, 2009: A 66-year-old Guyanese man, accused of bilking investors out of millions of dollars in an alleged Ponzi scheme, was this week given an attorney by a judge hearing the case. Neville Solomon, 66, of Georgetown, Guyana, has been charged with wire fraud and conspiracy to defraud the United States among other charges. ...

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Bermuda Looks To Improve Business Operations

CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Fri. July 17, 2009: With U.S. pressure building on countries dependent on tax havens, the British-dependent territory of Bermuda, recently took a better aim at improving the operations of businesses on the island.  The Bermuda House of Assembly recently passed six bills: The Companies Act Amendment Bill 2009; The Partnership Amendment Bill 2009; The Exempted Partnerships Amendment ...

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