Guyana President Swears In New Election Commish. Member

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo has sworn in a new member of the Guyana Elections Commission. Charles Corbin was sworn in to the post Tuesday. Corbin possesses a Sociology Degree and a Masters in Organization Psychology, and has been practicing in organizational development. Corbin […]

Caribbean Sees Drop In Remittances

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: Remittances to the Caribbean dropped by over five percent in the last three months of 2008, Inter-American Development Bank data showed Monday. A 2008 graph of remittance flows unveiled yesterday showed money transfers to the region turned negative in the last quarter of […]

Stanford Victims Creates International Coalition

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: Investors of the now seized Stanford Financial Group are uniting to fight for the recovery of billions of dollars. A group calling themselves the Stanford Victims Coalition, has been formed, according to a press statement sent Monday to CWNN. The group, which […]

Stanford Owes IRS Millions

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: Seems the former billionaire known as Sir Allen Stanford did not think he had to pay U.S. taxes. The Internal Revenue Service claims the alleged swindler owes them at least $226.6 million in back taxes. The agency has filed a motion in […]

Man Found Guilty Of Murder Of Former Jamaica Ambassador

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: A 25-year-old man was yesterday found guilty of manslaughter in the murder of former Jamaica trade ambassador, Peter King. Sheldon Pusey was found guilty by a 12-member jury who arrived at a manslaughter verdict. Pusey, of St. Mary, was charged in 2007 with […]

Stanford Charge May Impact Antigua`s Election – Professor

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: A Caribbean-born, political science professor believes that the charges filed by the SEC on Tuesday against billionaire Allen Stanford, could impact the Antigua and Barbuda general election next month. Arizona University assistant professor and political scientist, Dr. David Hinds, told CWNN on […]

Racial Drivel Or Satire? Jamaican American Pol. Reacts

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: Was a New York Post cartoon an attempt at political humor or simply racist? Jamaican American Councilman, Leroy Comrie calls it `terrible judgment.` The New York-based elected official last night said a New York Post cartoon, showing a black chimpanzee being shot […]

Slain Jamaican American Promoter To Be Laid To Rest Next Week

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: Slain Atlanta-based music promoter, Marc Stewart, is set to be laid to rest next Thursday following a funeral service at an Atlanta church.On Sunday, February 15, 2009, Gwinnett County police reported that they found the body of Island Coast President and CEO […]

French President To Meet With Guadeloupe Officials Today

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CaribWorldNews, PARIS, France, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to meet officials from Guadeloupe in Paris today. The meeting comes following the death of one person following  month-long riots and strikes on the dependent French territory over the rise in the cost of living. The dead […]