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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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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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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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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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