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Philharmonic Cans Cuba Trip As Sponsors Can`t Get Travel Approval

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: The New York Philharmonic is canning its plans to perform in Cuba. Orchestra officials say they have been forced to put their plans on ice for now since the U.S. government has not allowed its sponsors to travel to Cuba. `The postponement is due to existing U.S. Government restrictions on travel to ...

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St. Vincent Ambassador Slams Tax Haven Crack Down In U.N. Address

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: The efforts of major and industrialized economies to crack down on so-called tax havens are just an excuse to spread the blame for the global financial crisis on small nations` legitimate attempts at development. That`s the word from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the UN and son of the island` ...

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Lawyer To Seek Bail For Olint Boss

CaribWorldNews, PROVINCALES, Turks & Caicos, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: Will David Smith, the man behind the Olint investment club, be granted bail today? His lawyer, Oliver Smith, is set to try today before the Supreme Court in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Smith has been jailed in the British dependent territory since Tuesday  after he was charged again in connection ...

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Is The St. Vincent Constitutional Amendment Bill Flawed?

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009:  As November 25  gets closer, the ruling Unity Labor Party administration and the opposition New Democratic Party in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have intensified their campaign to woo the electorates to exercise their franchise — either to vote `yes` to amend the Constitution, or `no` not to ...

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Clinton For Haiti Today

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATION, NY, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: Former United States president Bill Clinton, United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti, is set to return to the Caribbean nation today. Clinton will kick-off a two-day visit in a bid to boost private sector investment in the impoverished Caribbean nation, the UN said Wednesday. During his trip, he is set to meet ...

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U.S. Diplomat Missing In Curacao

CaribWorldNews, WILLEMSTAD, Curacao, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: The search last night continued for a U.S. diplomat who has been missing from his Curacao home since last Friday. James Hogan, 49, was reported missing Friday morning by his wife after apparently going for a walk the night before, Curacao media reports indicate. So far only blood-spattered clothes on Baya Beach have ...

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Premier Heart Launches Multifunction CardioGram(TM) (MCG) In Latin America and the Caribbean

MIAMI, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ — Premier Heart, LLC today announced the formation of Premier Heart CICA, a new division to launch its Multifunction Cardio Gram™ (MCG) system in Latin America and the Caribbean. Based in Miami, Florida, Premier Heart CICA is responsible for marketing and distributing MCG technology. Premier Heart, LLC, a privately held New York based company, launched the ...

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Caribbean Cargo Turns 10

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Guyanese national, Franklin `Bobby` Vieira, is celebrating his tenth year as partner of Caribbean Cargo & Package Services. Vieira yesterday told CWNN that the road has been long and arduous for him and his business partner, Harold Smith, but they are thankful they have been able to reach the significant milestone of one ...

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A Lesser Role For Agriculture In The Caribbean?

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Nearly two decades ago, a former Caribbean minister with an unconventional background tried to shock those he met into recognising that agriculture in the region was dying and that it was the services sector that represented the future. `One day,` he would say, pointing at fields of waving cane, `All ...

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