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Leeward Islands Warned To Watch Hurricane Bill

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug. 19, 2009: Nationals in the Leeward Islands are being warned to monitor Hurricane Bill, which last night became a category two storm. The National Hurricane Center issued the warning yesterday as Bill increased to near 125 mph Tuesday night. The storm is the first of the Atlantic season. As of last night, Hurricane Bill was ...

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September Sentencing Likely For Self-Confessed Guyana Drug Dealer

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 19, 2009: Self-confessed Guyanese-born drug dealer, Shaheed `Roger` Khan, could be sentenced as early as next month.United States Attorney, Benton J. Campbell, yesterday raised no objection to an earlier sentencing request by Khan`s attorneys. In a letter to Judge Dora L. Irizarry, Campbell said his office will not object to moving Khan`s sentencing date ...

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Caribbean-Born Jackson Doc. Speaks

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 19, 2009: The Grenadian-born, T&T raised doctor to the late superstar, Michael J. Jackson, is speaking out publicly for the first time Amidst speculation that he allegedly provided Jackson with highly dangerous combinations of drugs, including Propofol, Dr. Conrad Murray, speaking with an obvious Caribbean accent, yesterday insisted the truth will set him free ...

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Globenet Increases Capacity for International Data Transmission

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In order to meet growing market demand for international data transmission, GlobeNet, an Oi subsidiary which operates the submarine fiber-optic cable system, has commenced a major network upgrade to the submarine system.  Upon completion, the network upgrade will enable 360 Gbps of capacity.  The company, which currently operates in the U.S., Brazil, Bermuda ...

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Super Lotto – Something BIG Is Coming!

CaribPR Wire, Bridgetown, Barbados, Weds. Aug. 19, 2009: What would you do with $4 mil-lion dollars and that’s only the start! On Thursday, August 20, 2009, The Barbados Lottery will introduce the biggest jackpot game to ever grace our shores. Introducing…Super Lotto, a jackpot game with two sets of numbers carrying a whopping starting jackpot of $4 Million dollars! Tickets ...

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Bermuda Warned To Watch Out For Bill

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: Hurricane Bill could impact Bermuda this week. Hurricane Bill is being forecast to become a major storm in the next couple of days and is expected to be near Bermuda by the end of the week. Bill last night strengthened to a category two hurricane. At 11 p.m. EST, the center of Hurricane ...

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Barbadian Confirmed As Caribbean Tourism`s New SG

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: After acting as secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization for the past several months, Barbadian Hugh Riley has been confirmed to the post. In making the announcement, the CTO`s Chairman, John Maginley, who is also Minister of Tourism for Antigua & Barbuda, described Riley as an experienced Caribbean tourism professional with a ...

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Jamaican Women Also Dominate 100 Meters In Berlin

CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Tues. Aug. 18., 2009: Jamaica`s women picked up exactly where their male counterparts left off yesterday, creating history again, this time in the women`s 100-meters in Berlin. Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser won the women`s 100-m in 10.73 seconds. Her win came a day after Usain Bolt retained his place as the world`s fastest man by shattering his own ...

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Stanford Investors Blame US Authorities

CaribWorldNews, BATON ROUGE, La., Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: Investors allegedly bilked by Sir R. Allen Stanford, flocked to a congressional hearing on Monday, claiming U.S. authorities should also share blame in the multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme. At the U.S. Senate Banking Committee field hearing held Monday in New Orleans by U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., some investors who say they ...

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