Jamaican Hijacking Suspect To Stand Trial

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 CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. July 1, 2009: A 21-year-old Jamaican man accused of hijacking a Canadian jetliner in April will stand trial on July 13th. Stephen Fray was yesterday judged mentally fit to stand trial to face six charges, including robbery and assault in relation to the hijacking incident that […]

UN General Assembly Condemns Honduras Coup

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 1, 2009:  The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday condemned this weekend`s coup d`état in Honduras, calling for the restoration of the democratically-elected President and constitutional Government. According to media reports, President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales was ousted by the military on Sunday, hours before […]

Jamaican-Born, NY Pastor Released On Bail In Sex Assault Case

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 30, 2009: A Brooklyn-based, Jamaican-born pastor accused of sexually assaulting two teens, was on Monday granted bail but ordered to remain in Jamaica. Paul Lewis, who claims on his website to be an evangelist with healing powers, was released on J$500,000 bail. But the Paul […]

Stanford Remains Jailed

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Tues. June 30, 2009:  Sir Allen Stanford last night remained jailed in a federal detention facility after a judge yesterday said he was `in no rush` to rule on a bail request. Judge David Hittner told Stanford, 59, his lawyers and prosecutors at a hearing Monday that […]

Preliminary Haiti Results Give Ruling Party Five Seats

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. June 30, 2009: Preliminary results in Haiti`s senate election show the ruling Preval administration has won five seats. The provisional electoral council said so far, President Rene Preval’s party won five of the 11 seats being contested. This means the Lespwa party will now have 12 […]

The Upcoming CARICOM Heads Of Govt. Summit

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. June 30, 2009: In a few days time, Caribbean heads of government will meet in Georgetown, Guyana. There they will try to address an ever-increasing list of unresolved issues. This will be an important moment as many in the region and beyond will be […]

Michael Jackson`s Doctor A Trini?

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 29, 2009: The cardiologist who was on Saturday questioned by police investigating the death of musical legend, Michael J. Jackson, was reportedly born in Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Conrad Robert Murray, 51, was born in San Juan, Trinidad and migrated with his family to […]

Wyclef Gets Another Humanitarian Award

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CaribWorldNews, LOSA ANGELES, CA, Mon. June 29, 2009: Haitian-born Grammy Award-winning singer, Wyclef Jean, last night accepted the 2009 Humanitarian Award of the Year from BET Awards. The Haiti Goodwill ambassador was honored for his role in giving back to his native land, through his Yele Haiti foundation. Jean used […]

Former Antigua Commish In Stanford Case Under House Arrest

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CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Mon. June 29, 2009: Leroy King, the former Antiguan financial regulator accused in the alleged $7 billion swindle by Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford is now under house arrest. King, who was fired from his post last Tuesday and arrested Wednesday was released on about US$190,800 […]