Former `Grenada 17` Prisoner Relieved To Be Home

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CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Tues. Sept. 8, 2009: A former member of the  much-touted `Grenada 17` group of prisoners, is speaking for the first time since his surprise release from jail Saturday. Former Deputy Prime Minister of Grenada, Bernard Coard,  exclaimed he is relieved but surprised to be released from […]

Jamaican Killed At Brooklyn Labor Day B-B-Q

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 8, 2009: A 25-year-old Jamaican man was one of two men shot dead yesterday at an all-night barbecue in Brooklyn, New York. Police identified the Jamaican victim as Marvin Brown, a construction worker who just finished taking classes to become an ambulance driver. Brown was […]

Wife Of Guyana`s First President Dead At 77

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Sept. 8, 2009: The wife of Guyana`s first President, the late Arthur Chung, has passed away after a brief illness. She was 77. The Office of the President said Doreen Pamela Chung, died Saturday but funeral arrangements were still up in the air as of last […]

Are Caribbean Tourism Entities Ignoring FARA Filings?

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 4, 2009: Under the US` Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, all agents of a foreign principal, for instance, a company representing a Caribbean nation, are required to register with the Department of Justice and file forms detailing among other things, income from, and expenditures […]

UN Chief Recommends More MINUSTAH For Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 4, 2009: UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, yesterday recommended a 12-month extension of the UN mission in Haiti. In a report released Thursday, Ban said MINUSTAH should be extended through 15 October 2010, with some adjustments to enable it to deploy rapidly and to monitor […]

Guyana Ministry Says American Embassy Lied

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Sept. 4, 2009: Guyana`s Home Affairs Ministry has dismissed as `false and unfounded,` a report, purportedly originating from the Embassy of the United States of America. The release reportedly stated that Missionaries belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints have been […]

Caribbean Media Exchange Set For St. Lucia This December

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CaribWorldNews, JERSEY CITY, NJ, Fri. Sept. 4, 2009: Resilience to the double threats of global recession and climate change will be addressed by movers and shakers drawn from the Caribbean and international media, tourism, financial, community and government communities. The island of St. Lucia was this week selected by the […]