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Buju Banton’s Label Stays Mum

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: Today marks the eighth day since the arrest of controversial reggae singer, Buju Banton. But so far, his record label has maintained its silence, issuing no statements nor responding to no media queries. A CWNN request for comment to Banton’s Gargamel Music label’s GM, Tracii McGregor, has so far gone unanswered even ...

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Judge Turns Grinch With Allen Stanford

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: U.S. District Judge David Hittner was the Grinch that yesterday stole Texas financier R. Allen Stanford`s Christmas. As if things are not already tough for the former flamboyant investor turned cricket entrepreneur, Judge Hittner yesterday hit the once knighted Antigua resident with news that he will have to spend the next year and ...

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Place Climate Adaptation Body In Caribbean Urge Leaders

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: Civil society leaders are calling for an important climate change body to be located in the Caribbean island nation of Barbados. Richer countries were urged to join developing nations in supporting the sitting of the headquarters of the proposed Global Adaptation Fund in Barbados by Lelei TuiSamoa LeLaulu, president of the Island ...

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Climate Change Catastrophe Threatens Tourism

CaribWorldNews, RODNEY BAY VILLAGE, St. Lucia, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2009: Participants at the recently held Caribbean Media Exchange in St. Lucia were urged to launch campaigns similar to those waged against HIV/AIDS to warn people of the dangers of climate change and how it could affect tourism and sustainable development in the region. The warning came from a board member ...

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T&T`s Murder Rate Jumps Again

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2009: The murder rate in the oil rich twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago jumped yesterday with the murder of a 27-year-old man. Don Daniel, known as `PA`, was shot Wednesday afternoon by a lone gunman on Acuno road in Maracas, St. Joseph, Trinidad at 1:30 p.m., police said. Daniel was shot in ...

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St. Maarten Hopes For Increase In Visitors

CaribWorldNews, PHILLIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2009: St. Maarten`s tourism director is hoping for a turnaround in fortunes of visitor arrival and expenditure to the Dutch Caribbean island, known for its sophisticated feel and picturesque landscape. Tourism Director Regina LaBega told CaribWorldNews that she is hoping the current advertising campaign and new promotion, launched late last month will lead ...

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Buju Banton Feels He Will Be Cleared

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2009: `Rasta Got Soul` singer, Buju Banton, is confident he will be exonerated. That`s the word from Banton`s attorney, Herbert Erving Walker, III, a licensed practicing Florida attorney for over a decade. Walker`s comments come as the singer yesterday waived a bail hearing and agreed to be transferred from Miami to Tampa to federal ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman Among Co-Sponsors Of Immigration Reform Bill

CaribWorldNews, Washington, D.C., Weds. Dec. 16, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke is among several lawmakers who yesterday helped introduce an early Christmas gift for immigrants into the House – the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America`s Security and Prosperity Act of 2009. The bill, CIR ASAP, was introduced officially by Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), who has been at the forefront ...

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Rihanna Strips Down For GQ

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 16, 2009: Sexy Bajan singer has stripped down for the readers of GQ magazine, showing a lot more than just cleavage. The singer appears topless, with just her hands as cover for her breasts, in the latest issue of the mag. The only article of clothing is a Daisy Duke short that is suggestively ...

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Fans Rush To Buju Banton’s Defense On Facebook

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 16, 2009: As reggae singer Buju Banton gets ready for his court appearance in a Florida court today, loyal fans are taking to social networking site Facebook to proclaim his innocence and to claim he was framed, CWNN has found. `The batty bwoys dem set up Buju,` Teddy Matterhorn, a fan wrote on the ...

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