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Grenada And Trinidad Sign Maritime Treaty

By Lincoln Depradine CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. April 22, 2010: The leaders of Grenada and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago have signed a maritime treaty between the two countries as symbolic of their historical bonds of friendship. Prime Ministers Tillman Thomas of Grenada and Patrick Manning of Trinidad and Tobago affixed their signatures to the treaty Wednesday ...

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U.S. Census Participation Rate Surpasses 2000 Mark

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 22, 2010: The number of Americans mailing back their 2010 Census forms has sneaked past the participation rate for 2000. USA Today reports indicate that so far, the participation rate for 2010 is at 71 percent, just one point below the 2000 Census rate. However, U.S. Census officials are optimistic that this number may increase, ...

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Jamaica Forecasted To Grow Little In 2010

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON DC, Thurs. April 22, 2010: The Jamaican economy is expected to grow very little or even contract in 2010. That`s the word from the World Bank. The Bank`s regional chief economist Augusto de la Torre made the prediction in an analysis of the Latin American and Caribbean region, released Wednesday. In his report `From Collapse To Recovery,` de ...

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Jamaican In NBA Draft

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 22, 2010: A Jamaican national is among the basketball players who have entered the NBA draft this year. Samardo Samuels, a sophomore and forward at Louisville University, will enter the draft  `to test the waters, ` his coach, Rick Pitino was quoted as saying. `He will not hire an agent and I will orchestrate ...

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Jamaican Named To Help In Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 22, 2010: A respected diplomat, academic and economist from Jamaica has been named by the United Nations to assist Guyana and Venezuela in resolving a long-standing border controversy. Norman Girvan was named to the post this week by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon following a request from the two parties for a new personal representative ...

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Will Stanford Or Lloyd`s Foot His Legal Bill?

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. April 21, 2010: A September hearing will have to decide whether the legal defense fees for accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford will be paid by him or a British insurer. U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas on Tuesday scheduled a September hearing to determine whether Stanford and the three executives accused along with him of bilking ...

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Guyana TV Owner Arraigned On Child Rape

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. April 21, 2010: A television owner in the South American nation of Guyana has been arraigned on carnal knowledge of an underage girl. Chandra Narine Sharma, leader of the Justice For All Party and of CNS Channel 6 TV, was yesterday arraigned of the charge of the child.  Sharma allegedly raped the child at age seven. ...

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Jamaican Musician Waives Extradition

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. April 21, 2010: Jamaican musician, Mark Antonio Clarke, yesterday waived his legal rights to a formal extradition hearing and surrendered himself to the authorities. Clarke a 34-year-old musician of Parks Road, St. Andrew, is wanted on drug charges in the U.S. Clarke is wanted in the United States for narcotics offences. According to information received, Clarke ...

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Kidnapping For Ransom Crime Explored By Haitian Author

CaribWorldNews, QUEEN, NY, Weds. April 21, 2010: Haitian-born author Richard Jeanty is focusing on the hardship and socio-economic issues that plague his home country of Haiti in his latest book. Jeanty focuses on kidnapping in Haiti in his 12th book, HoodFellas II: American Gangster, on his own RJ Publications. The book tells the story of Deon Campbell`s first trip to ...

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HBO Premieres Treme in the Caribbean

MIAMI, April 20 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America announced the premiere of the new series Treme in the Caribbean on April 25th. The story chronologically follows the political and economic effects that arose after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans in 2005.  `This new series illustrates how the residents of New Orleans lived after it was struck by ...

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