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Haiti – Almost One Year After Quake, Women Remain Prey For Sexually Depraved

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 7, 2011: Fourteen -year-old, Machou lives in a makeshift camp for displaced people in Carrefour Feuilles, south-west Port-au-Prince. She was raped in March when she went to the toilet. Amnesty International officials on Thursday said in a new report that displaced female survivors of the Haiti earthquake remain the main victims almost one year ...

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Stanford Not Competent To Stand Trial Says Shrink

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. Jan. 7, 2011: Former flamboyant billionaire and cricket mogul, R. Allen Stanford, is unfit to stand trial, a psychiatrist testified on Thursday. Dr. Victor Scarano told U.S. District Judge David Hittner in Houston that the Texas-born, former Antigua-based Stanford isn`t competent to stand trial on Jan. 24 since he has a `major depressive disorder.` According to ...

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Grenada PM Is New Chair Of Caribbean Community

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Jan. 7, 2011: Prime Minister of Grenada Tillman Thomas has assumed the Chairmanship of the Caribbean Community. Thomas took up the post on January 1, 2011, replacing Bruce Golding, Prime Minister of Jamaica. The Grenada PMs will be serve as the chair until June 30, 2011 when he will be succeeded by the Dr. Denzil Douglas, ...

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Accused Pedophile Dies In Martinique

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 7, 2011: A priest who allegedly was involved in a string of pedophilia allegations that rocked the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport, CT, has died in Martinique. The Hartford Courant citing a French newspaper and government sources said Rev. Laurence Brett died on the island where he was living under an alias. Many of ...

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Caribbean-Latin American Cooperation: Recent Developments Bring Stronger Ties

By Joyce van Genderen-Naar CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 7, 2011: The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, established by the 32 Latin American and Caribbean countries, is the new regional bloc and counterbalance against  the influence of the USA and Canada in the region, and the USA dominated Organization of American States. CELC attends to be the ...

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Grenada Woman Faces Deportation For Attacking Cop

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Jan. 6, 2011: A 46-year-old national of Grenada could be deported back to her homeland for squeezing the genitals of a New York City cop. Elen Murell faces deportation under U.S. law after she completes a two year jail term under a plea deal. The former home care attendant reportedly attacked Officer Derek O`Sullivan as he ...

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Air Jamaica Deal Could Be Finalized Soon

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. Jan. 6, 2011: The Air Jamaica deal with Caribbean Airlines could be finalized by month`s end. That`s according to the airline`s board of directors which moved to dismiss reports that the contract is in jeopardy. The disclosure comes following a call by Jamaica Opposition Leader, Portia Simpson Miller, for the government to provide clarity on the ...

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Grenade Blast Kills One In Guyana

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. Jan. 6, 2011: Police in Guyana were last night investigating the cause of a grenade explosion, that claimed one life and injured 19 others in the South American nation. The explosion occurred at a mini-bus depot near the country`s Stabroek Market in the capital of Georgetown. Police have so far refused to speculate on whether the ...

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French President For Caribbean Territories

CaribWorldNews, PARIS, France, Thurs. Jan. 6, 2011: French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to be in the French Caribbean this Friday. Sarkozy is travelling to Martinique and Guadeloupe to deliver a New Year`s address there. His visit comes as five people died following torrential rains in Guadeloupe. Authorities say the five died when a four-wheel drive vehicle was swept away ...

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