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Caribbean American AG Sees U.S. As `Essentially Nation Of Cowards` On Race

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: The U.S.` first Caribbean American Attorney General stirred controversy in some quarters on Wednesday by declaring that the U.S in many way was `essentially a nation of cowards.` Eric Holder, Jr., at the Department of Justice African American History Month Program insisted that, `Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ...

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French President To Meet With Guadeloupe Officials Today

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 man has been identified as union official Jacques Bino, who ...

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Slain Jamaican American Promoter To Be Laid To Rest Next Week

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 Marc Stewart. The 36-year old was found in his Ford ...

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Racial Drivel Or Satire? Jamaican American Pol. Reacts

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 to death by two cops as one states, `They`ll have ...

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Stanford Charge May Impact Antigua`s Election – Professor

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 Wednesday that voters on the island could become so disgusted ...

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Jamaican Child Desperately Needs Help

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: The parents of a two-year-old Jamaican child are desperately seeking humanitarian help to save the life of their daughter. Courtney-Ann Brown, the daughter of Andrea and Orlando Brown, desperately needs a bone marrow transplant to stay alive. So far groups like Leaf of Life of New York are trying to help but ...

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Will Cricket Be A Victim Of Stanford`s Charges?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: Hours after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed criminal conduct charges against Sir R. Allen Stanford, the West Indies and English cricket boards announced they were suspending sponsorship talks with the billionaire. `The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have suspended negotiations with Sir ...

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Will Stanford Charge Impact The Antiguan Economy?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission moved to charge billionaire R. Allen Stanford with defrauding investors in an alleged $8 billion scheme involving certificates of deposit, questions quickly turned to the possible impact on the Antigua and Barbuda economy, where the businessman runs his Stanford International Bank. The bank is headed ...

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What Now For Sir Allen Stanford?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009:  Now that the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed formal charges against financial adviser and Texas billionaire Robert Allen Stanford, what exactly happens next? For one thing, Stanford, a top political donor and largely celebrated by many Caribbean nationals in the region and the U.S., has to be officially arrested and charged. ...

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