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Guyana Reassigns Top Female Cop Amidst Torture Scandal

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Nov. 17, 2009: Guyana`s top female cop has been reassigned following claims that two officers under her command tortured a 14-year-old suspect. Paulette Morrison, according to Guyana news reports, was transferred to a desk job from her position as west coast division chief who also had command of the Leonora Police station. Morrison`s reassignment comes days ...

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That UK Air Passenger Duty

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 17, 2009: Let me make no apology for re-visiting the issue of Air Passenger Duty (APD), the British tax measure that continues to divide the Caribbean and the United Kingdom. It has become a defining issue in the weakening UK/Caribbean relationship, with its outcome likely to demonstrate how much importance the UK ...

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Michael Jackson`s Caribbean Born Doctor Avoids Jail Time

CaribWorldNews, LAS VEGAS, NV, Tues. Nov. 17, 2009: Michael Jackson`s Caribbean-born doctor has reached a deal that has allowed him to keep out of jail. Dr. Conrad Murray on Monday reached a deal in his child support case brought against him by the mother of his son, Nenita Malibiran of Santa Clara County, California. Murray avoided time in a Nevada ...

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Obama Names New Ambassador To Trinidad & Tobago

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Nov. 17, 2009: A John Jay College of Criminal Justice alumnus has been nominated by President Obama as the new U.S. ambassador to the twin island of Trinidad and Tobago. Beatrice Wilkinson Welters, who founded and chairs the AnBryce Foundation and the Vincent Wilkinson Foundation, which provides long-term academic and leadership enrichment programs for underserved youth, ...

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Hooters Dream Girls Arrive in the Virgin Islands for Television Show and Hooters Magazine Shoot

ATLANTA, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, November 15th 16 of the most gorgeous Hooters Girls from around the world will arrive in the Virgin Islands to film the Hooters Dream Girl television feature and shoot for the Hooters Magazine. During the week, the Hooters Girls will be interviewed for the Dream Girls television show and modeling for Hooters Magazine ...

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Jamaica Jazz And Blues Band Quest Goes Online

CaribPR Newswire, Kingston Jamaica- November 14, 2009:  Through its Art of Music Campaign, the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival is again giving a platform for young talent to perform at the world renowned Festival in January 2010 on it`s now famous `Talent Stage.`  A chance to perform on the stage is a dream come true for many, with popular musicians ...

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Caribbean Swine Flu Rate Pushes Past 2,200 Mark

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009:  The number of H1N1 or swine flu victims in the Caribbean continues to rise quietly even as the Center for Disease Control says the death toll in the U.S. is close to the 4,000 mark. Latest Pan American Organization data analyzed by CaribWorldNews put the number at a reported 2,219 as of ...

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Guyana President For London

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: Guyana`s President, Bharrat Jagdeo, is set to bring his forestry conservation message to London next week. Jagdeo will be part of a forum hosted by Global Witness in London on Wednesday November 18th from 3 to 5 p.m.  Global Witness focuses on exposing the corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems, ...

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UK Fraud Office To Investigate Cayman Island-Based Hedge Fund

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: Dynamic Decisions Capital Management Ltd, a hedge fund based in the Cayman Islands, is being investigated by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office. The SFO on Thursday said it has opened a criminal investigation following complaints received about the investment activities of the company. The UK fraud office said the investigation comes following complaints ...

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Jamaican Detainee Ends Hunger Strike

CaribWorldNews, HARLINGEN, TX, Fri. Nov. 13, 2009: A Jamaican detainee facing the prospect of force feeding by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials has ended his fast. Nina Pruneda, an ICE spokesperson told CaribWorldNews by email yesterday that `Jesselee Hanson is no longer fasting` and has resumed eating. She did not, however, say how Hanson was doing or when he ...

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