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China`s Expanding Relations With Latin America And The Caribbean

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Thurs. June 25, 2009: The recent visit of Brazil`s President Luiz Inacio `Lula` da Silva to China in May 2009 reflected the Asian nation`s expanding economic and political influence in Latin America and the Caribbean. One year ago, the Brazilian government had announced that China would surpass the United States as its major business ...

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St. Lucia Teen Charged With Murder

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. June 25, 2009: A teenage girl has been slapped with a murder charge for the June 13th killing of a 20-year-old. The 13-year-old, whose name has not been revealed because of her age, along with 19-year-old Ava Alexander are accused of stabbing Kevana Antonia King in a suspected gangland killing. Police did not give a ...

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Guyana Govt. Defends Unfair Treatment Of Nationals In Barbados

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. June 25, 2009: The Guyana government continues to vent its concerns to the Barbadian authorities about the frequency of reports about Guyanese nationals being treated unfairly on the island. Head of the Presidential Secretariat at the Office of the President Dr. Roger Luncheon during a post-Cabinet media briefing Wednesday, said Cabinet, through the Ministry of Foreign ...

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Haiti`s Wyclef Jean Lends Support To Iran Protestors

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 24, 209: Haitian-born, Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter and producer, Wyclef Jean, is turning his `goodwill` to Iran`s demonstrators, as protests in the Muslim nation turned deadly and many continue to flock to the streets to demand a recount of votes in the recent election. CaribWorldNews was on Tuesday sent a link to the Jean ...

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Bermuda: Former Ministers Back In The Fold

CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Weds. June 24, 2009: Two former ministers have been returned to the government of Bermuda. Neletha Butterfield, former minister of the environment, telecommunications and E-commerce from 2006-2007,was sworn in as the new minister of Culture and Social Rehabilitation and Minister. Also named to the cabinet is Walter Roban, who will serve as minister without portfolio. Roban is ...

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Grenada Quarantines Yacht With Suspected Swine Flu

By Linda StrakerCWNN Grenada CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Weds. June 24, 2009: A yacht in Grenada has been quarantined because of a suspected swine flu case. Junior Health Minister Ann Peters says that health authorities are awaiting the results of the suspected swine flu case aboard the yacht, which berthed in Grenada`s harbor last Saturday.Preferring not to disclose the name ...

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Antigua Cans Financial Regulator

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Weds. June 24, 2009: Head of Antigua and Barbuda`s Financial Services Regulatory Commission, Leroy King, has been dismissed from his post by the country`s government. King`s dismissal comes just days after his June 19th indictment on bribery charges in the ponzi case against Allen Stanford and just four days after he was suspended from the post. ...

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Allen Stanford Could Face Criminal Charges Today

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. June 24, 2009: Former billionaire, R. Allen Stanford, could face criminal charges in a Houston Court as early as today. The knighted, American-born, naturalized Antigua and Barbuda resident, is being brought back to Houston from Virginia by U.S. Marshals, chained at the waist and shackled in leg irons on the popularly called airplane, `ConAir.` It is ...

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St. Vincent To Raise Financial Issue Of Dues At Whaling Commission

CaribWorldNews, MADEIRA, Portugal, Tues. June 23, 2009: Imagine belonging to a highly specialized international body and your country, a developing nation is forced to pay as much or even more than some of the world`s rich and prosperous states in Europe and elsewhere? Sounds absurd? Well, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, the Caribbean`s lone whaling nation, thinks it`s wrong; dead ...

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Jamaica Swine Flu Rate Jumps To 19

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 23, 2009: The number of swine flu cases in Jamaica continues to grow with the confirmation Monday of five additional cases. The Ministry of Health yesterday said it detected the additional cases of Influenza A (H1N1) in the island, bringing the total to 19. The reported cases are located in the parishes of Kingston and ...

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