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Former Stanford Global Security Chief Indicted

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Former Stanford security chief, Thomas Raffanello, was yesterday indicted in a three-count superseding indictment on  conspiracy to obstruct a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the ongoing R. Allen Stanford investigation. Raffanello is accused as a former global director of security at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office of Stanford Financial Group of destroying ...

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Over 1,300 Haitians Sent Back By U.S. Coast Guard So Far This Year

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Some 1,374 Haitian migrants trying to sneak into the U.S. illegally were captured and returned by U.S. Coast Guard agents so far this year. That’s according to a CaribWorldNews analysis of reported Coast guard repatriations so far for 2009. The latest group was sent back this week, some 164, repatriated to Cap Haitien, ...

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Less Americans Travelling To The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Less Americans travelled to the Caribbean this year, compared to last year, a CaribWorldNews analysis of latest statistics on U.S. nationals air  travel to overseas regions reveal. According to data from the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, close to eight percent less Americans travelled to the Caribbean so far this year, when ...

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Caribbean Migrants Among Those To Be Remembered On 9/11 Anniversary

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: The names of the over four dozen Caribbean migrants killed in the World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001 are set to reverberate around Ground Zero again this morning. The city will again pause today, Friday, September 11, to mark the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and remember ...

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What If International Institutions Fail?

Commentary By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: In Europe and North America, governments and regulatory authorities are still debating how best to manage the behaviour of  financial institutions that have become so large, that should they fail, their operations would pose a systemic risk to the nations in which they are located. This relatively new phenomenon, ...

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Grenada Vows To Open U.W.I. Campus

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Grenada Prime Minister, Tillman Thomas, says his government is moving `expeditiously` with plans to develop a U.W.I. Open Campus Facility on the Spice Isle. In an address to the nation last night, PM Thomas said the plan for the UWI facility is not only to have it offer degree programs but also ...

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Nova Scotia Business Inc. – LED Roadway Lighting Has Bright Future

AMHERST, Nova Scotia, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — A home-grown Nova Scotia company continues to shine brightly with its LED-based street lighting fixtures. The province, through NSBI, is supporting LED Roadway Lighting`s continued growth with a $6 million CAD equity investment. `LED Roadway Lighting has grown a solid business in Nova Scotia and now has an opportunity to become a world-leading ...

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Wanted Haitian Gang Leader Nabbed

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A powerful gang leader in Haiti wanted by U.S. and French authorities on kidnapping and homicide charges has been nabbed. After a year on the lam, Amaral Duclona was this week captured in the Dominican Republic, authorities there announced Wednesday. DR drug control agency spokesman, Roberto Lebron, said Duclona has been living in ...

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Opposition Returns To Run Montserrat

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Thurs., Sept. 10, 2009: A public holiday was yesterday declared in Montserrat by Governor Peter Waterworth after the opposition Movement for Change and Prosperity party emerged victorious in an election that came two years earlier than constitutionally due. It was an outcome that has occurred in every Caribbean nation that has held election in recent years. The ...

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Republican Congressman Apologizes For `You Lie` Outburst

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A Southern Republican congressman, who last night seemed to forget his southern manners in an uncivil outburst during President Obama`s well-received speech on health care, has apologized. But the stunning outburst seemed to be the new item that has upstaged a carefully crafted and delivered speech detailing the President`s plan on health care ...

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