Trinidad And Tobago Musicians To Perform At Kennedy Center

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 27, 2009:  The award-winning, internationally renowned BP Renegades Steel Orchestra from Trinidad and Tobago is among other artistes set to perform at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. on Saturday night, August 29 in honor of the twin-island`s 47th  anniversary of independence.  `There is no better […]

Bermuda Extends Condolences On Kennedy`s Passing

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CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Thurs. Aug. 27, 2009: Bermuda has become the first CARICOM member country to extend condolences on the passing of the `Lion Of The Senate,` Senator Ted Kennedy. Premier Dr. Ewart Brown yesterday called the Massachusetts senator a `political icon,` and insisted he `will be greatly missed.` `I […]

Burger King Expands Presence In Latin America, Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 27, 2009: Burger King franchises in the Latin America and Caribbean region continue to grow, with the company adding 85 new restaurants so far this year. Armando Jacomino, President  of BK Latin America & Caribbean said the new restaurant brings the total franchises to […]

Guyana Coast Guards Charged With Murder

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Aug. 27, 2009: Three Guyana coast guards have been slapped with murder charges for the alleged robbery and murder of a jeweler. Suspects Sherwin Harte, Deon Greenidge and Delon Gordon have pleaded not guilty but remain jailed awaiting trial for last week`s attack on Dweive Kant […]

Judge Denies Force Feeding Of Trini Migrant

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CaribWorldNews, BROWNSVILLE, TX, Weds. Aug. 26, 2009: A U.S. District Court judge has denied a request by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement to force feed a Trinidadian immigrant in detention. Devenish Sorzano, a migrant from Trinidad and Tobago, is refusing to eat, drink water or let detention center medical staff […]

Caribbean, Latin American Imports To Fall

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CaribWorldNews, SANTIAGO, Chile, Weds. Aug. 26, 2009: Exports and imports in Latin American and Caribbean countries are expected to fall 13 percent in 2009. That`s according to the U.N. Economic Commission For Latin America and the Caribbean, or ECLAC. The report said the drop this year is due to the […]

Woman Returning From Jamaica Nabbed With Coke

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CaribWorldNews, BALTIMORE, MD, Weds. Aug. 26, 2009: A 35-year-old woman returning from Jamaica has been nabbed with cocaine in her bra. Sophia Williams, 35, of Washington, D.C., was arrested at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday after Customs and Border Protection officers discovered about 2 pounds, 9 ounces of cocaine stuffed inside […]

New Peace Corps Director Sworn In

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Aug. 26, 2009: He served in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic; now he has been named to head the body. Aaron S. Williams was this week sworn in as the 18th Director of the Peace Corps and only the second African American to hold […]