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Wyclef Jean Cannot Appeal Haiti`s Election Council Ruling

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Aug. 25, 2010:  Haitian-born Grammy Award-winning singer, Wyclef Jean, cannot appeal his disqualification from the upcoming Presidential election in his homeland. That`s the word from the country`s provisional electoral council. A lawyer from the council said Tuesday that the council`s ruling is final and cannot be appealed. Samuel Pierre of the council`s legal department told Reuters ...

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Lone Black In Miss Universe Pageant Wins First Runner-Up Spot

CaribWorldNews, LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Tues. Aug. 24, 2010: Miss Jamaica Universe, Yendi Phillips, last night made history, becoming the lone black contestant to secure a top spot in the Miss Universe 2010 pageant – a chance that allowed her to move on to win the first runner-up title. Phillips shone in a sea of white faces, where most of the ...

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Caribbean Leaders To Address Climate Change Conference In New Orleans

CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Tues. Aug. 24, 2010: Grenada`s Prime Minister Tillman Thomas, St. Lucia`s PM Stephenson King  and Antigua and Barbuda`s Baldwin Spencer are among Caribbean leaders who will attend an environmental  conference  in New Orleans, Louisiana this week. The conference, themed  `Fighting for Survival: The Vulnerability of America`s Gulf Coast and the Caribbean Basin,` opens tomorrow, August 25th ...

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LIME/CANA NETBALL – Caribbean Cup To Close Out 13th Season

CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY. Tues. Aug. 24, 2010: More than the usual national pride and bragging rights will be at stake this weekend Saturday August 28th and Sunday August 29th, at the Lincoln Terrace Park on East New York and Buffalo Avenues in Brooklyn, NY when the final shrill of the umpire`s whistle is sounded and the curtain closes on ...

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Guyana: Buxton Leaders Have Sold Out Our Collective Dignity

Op Ed By David HindsSpecial To CaribWorldNews CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Mon. Aug. 23, 2010: It pains me to write this op ed since it announces a parting of political company with persons who I love and respect. But there is a time when principle and honor must take precedence. Buxton gave me my first breath and nurtured my sense of ...

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New York Police Offer Reward For Killer Of Jamaica Jew

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 23, 2010: New York police are offering a US$12,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a Jamaican-born Orthodox Jew. Yoseph Robinson, 34, a clerk at a Midwood, Brooklyn liquor store, was killed when he tried to protect his girlfriend, Lahava Wallace, at the MB Vineyards store on Nostrand Ave. ...

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Trinidad PM Ends NY Visit By Breaking Media Silence

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 23, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago`s first female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, wrapped up her inaugural trip to the Big Apple Saturday night, by ending her silence with Caribbean media. Persad-Bissessar gave the first and only Caribbean media interview to Trinidad and Tobago-born broadcaster, Rennie Bishop of WRRL 1600 AM radio. The PM appeared on ...

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Haitian-Born Singer Refuses To Give Up Presidential Hopes

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. Aug. 23, 2010: Grammy Award-winning Haitian-born Hip-hop singer, Wyclef Jean, may have initially agreed to accept the decision of his country`s election council but now he insists he will appeal legally. Speaking to The Associated Press from his home in Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, Jean yesterday insisted that his lawyers will go to a Haitian court ...

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Wyclef Jean`s Presidential Bid Quashed

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Aug. 21, 2010: Haitian-born Grammy Award-winning singer, Wyclef Jean`s bid to become President of Haiti has been stopped by the country`s election council. The council on Friday ruled that Jean did not satisfy all the legal requirements to contest the election including living in Haiti for five years before the Nov. 28 election. Spokesman for ...

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