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Allen Stanford Scandal Forces Restructuring In Antigua

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: The alleged Ponzi scheme perpetrated by American turned Antiguan citizen, R. Allen Stanford, will force a restricting of the country`s financial system. Antigua and Barbuda`s Governor General, Dame Louise Lake-Tack, on Monday said the country`s financial laws will be amended to ensure adequate monitoring and strict compliance with anti-money laundering requirements. Lake-Tack ...

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Rihanna`s All Bandaged Up At AMA`s

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: Rihanna continues to push the fashion boundaries, appearing in a body suit that looked like a number of bandages strung together at the American Music Awards Sunday night. The singer left little to the imagination in the peekaboo, body hugging ensemble with a low cut neck line and futuristic white shoulder pads ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Back At Work

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX., Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: The Grenada-born doctor to the late pop star, Michael Jackson, is back at work in his Houston clinic. Dr. Conrad Murray, who recently avoided jail time in a child support case, has returned to work treating regular patients again. `Because of a deteriorating financial condition and prompting by many of his beloved patients, ...

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UN SG To Keep Focus On Climate Change In Trinidad

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is set to keep the focus on climate change when he meets with political leaders at the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago this Friday. `The Secretary-General expects to focus the attention of these leaders on key issues that require their engagement in the ...

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Jamaican National Out Of South Pole Trek

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: A Jamaican woman who was part of a team hoping to make it to the South Pole, has pulled out. Reports indicate that Kim Marie Spence pulled out of The Kaspersky Lab Commonwealth Women`s Antarctic Expedition due to frostbite in her fingers. She was part of a women`s ski team making its way ...

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Grenada NY Consul General Says Global Challenges Present Opportunity For Regional Integration

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: Grenada`s Consul General To New York believes that regional political and economic unity are crucial more than ever, given the many global challenges being faced. CG Derrick James said that while there have been tremendous efforts at political and economic unity, significant work still needs to be done. `The question today is ...

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Brooklyn Caribbean Restaurant Partners With The 2010 Census

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009:  Denis Hawthorne, owner of Crystal Caribbean Restaurant and Bakery knows that important discussions and decisions are often made over food. When Hawthorne, also the owner of Denis Shipping Services, was approached by 2010 Census Partnership Specialist Irwine Clare on how the two could work together to inform the Caribbean community about participation in ...

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Vincentians In NY Put Spotlight On Constitutional Reform

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: Vincentian nationals braved inclement weather this past weekend to participate in a spirited discussion on the proposed new constitution for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The occasion was a forum presented by the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Progressive Organization of New York (SPOONY), and hosted by the Friends of Crown Heights ...

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Child Slavery Must Be Eradicated In Haiti Says Rights Group

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 19, 2009: Global international rights group, Amnesty International, is putting the spotlight on child slavery in Haiti. `Most child domestic workers in Haiti live as virtual slaves,` said Gerardo Ducos, Haiti researcher at Amnesty International. `They work in inhuman conditions, suffering violence and abuse by their hosts, only for a plate of food.` 15-year-old ...

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Bilker Of Haitian Americans Agrees To Pay Civil Penalties

CaribWorldNews, WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: A Florida man has agreed to pay civil penalties for an alleged Ponzi scheme he executed that targeted Haitian-Americans. George Theodule agreed to the deal and an injunction in the case without admitting or denying the allegation against him. He also agreed to pay disgorgement and prejudgment interest, according to court ...

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