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Self-Confessed Guyana Drug Dealer For Fall Sentencing

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Shaheed `Roger` Khan, the Guyanese-born self-confessed drug dealer, is set to be sentenced for his crimes later this fall. Khan, according to court records accessed by CaribWorldNews, is scheduled for sentencing on November 6, 2009 at 11 a.m. This comes on the heels of the July 30th pre-sentence report received by the ...

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Seven Convicted In Trinidad-Born Army Vet`s Death

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Seven Trinidad nationals have been convicted in the 2005 kidnapping of a Trini-born, U.S. Army veteran. The seven – Wayne Pierre, Kevin Nixon, Christopher Sealey, Anderson Straker, Ricardo De Four, Zion Clarke, and Kevon Demerieux – were convicted on Friday in U.S. District Court in Washington after a 10-week jury trial. They had ...

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No `Next Food Network Star` Title For Jamaican American

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: The title of `The Next Food Network Star` was last night won by Melissa d`Arabian. Jamika Pessoa, born to Jamaican parents, lost her chance to win the title when she was booted off the show. Pessoa, who described herself as a `true island girl,` made the top four before being given the ...

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Jamaican Athletes Hearing For Today

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: The highly awaited hearings into the positive drug findings of five Jamaican athletes is now set for today. The hearing was postponed to today, from Saturday. The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission`s nine-member disciplinary committee will hear from the athletes who allegedly tested for the banned substance. They will then forward the findings to the ...

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Another Jamaican Cop Shot Dead

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: A 56-year-old Jamaican cop was yesterday shot dead in rural Westmoreland, Jamaica. Police officials say Anthony Simpson was shot multiple times Sunday by three gunmen in Little London district of Westmoreland. He was off duty at the time of the killing. His adult son was also shot but hospitalized and was last night ...

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Trini Native Among Immigrant Detainees With Grouses

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: A 44-year-old Trinidad-born, mother of four, still remembers the torrid times she spent in several Florida detention facilities.Marlene Jaggernauth, 44, is among the detainees whose rights immigrant advocates say the U.S. federal government is violating. Jaggernauth was deemed deportable in 2003 and was picked up and torn away from her four children ...

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Trini Woman Fatally Shot By Ex

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. July 31, 2009: A 40-year-old Trinidad migrant, shot to death by a former boyfriend, is set to be laid to rest on Monday. CaribWorldNews has learnt from a family friend that Leanne Smith will be buried in Philly on Monday, a week after she was shot dead by 36-year-old Jeffrey Finley. Finley reportedly chased Smith to ...

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Grenada PM Reshuffles Cabinet

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Fri. July 31, 2009: Thirteen months after winning the July 8, 2008 general elections, Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has reshuffled his cabinet. Minister Peter David, who was responsible for the ministries of tourism and foreign affairs, will now only be responsible for foreign affairs, while Glennis Robert who was the Minister for social development will ...

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Guyanese Informant Admits He Planted Idea To Scare Witness

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 31, 2009: A 34-year-old former Guyanese gang member on Thursday admitted he planted the idea to harm a woman in the mind of Robert Simels, the one-time attorney of self-confessed Guyana-born drug dealer. Selwyn Vaughn admitted to Smiles` attorney under oath yesterday that it was his idea to harm the mother of a main witness against ...

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Participating In The 2010 Census Is Easy, Safe And Important

Commentary by the U.S. Census Bureau CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 31, 2009: Every 10 years, as mandated by the U.S. Constitution, our nation conducts a census –  an effort to count every person living in the United States. The 2010 Census aims to accurately count everyone residing in the U.S., regardless of their age, gender, race, faith, ethnicity, ...

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