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Guyana Remembers The Victims Of Jonestown On Anniversary

CaribWorldNews, PORT KAITUMA, Guyana, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: The government of Guyana is remembering the victims of the 1978 Jonestown tragedy. Thirty-one years after the Jonestown catastrophe, Guyana`s Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce Manniram Prashad joined the Charge d` Affaires of the United States Embassy in Guyana, Karen Williams, to unveil a plaque at the Port Kaituma site. The ...

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Another Human Rights Honor For Haiti`s Wyclef Jean

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: Grammy Award-winning Haitian, singer, songwriter and producer is raking in the honors – the human rights honors. Jean, along with U2`s Bono, was presented with Ripple of Hope Award at Chelsea Pier in New York City last night by The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. The Haitian ambassador ...

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Assets Of Former Caribbean Bank Owner On The Auction Block

CaribWorldNews, RALEIGH, N.C., Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: Assets worth nearly $70 million of a former Caribbean banker accused of ripping off more than 375 investors, hit the auction block Wednesday. The cars, art, jewels and wine fine of the missing 58-year-old William Wise of the Caribbean-based Millennium Bank have been ordered auctioned in a move to recoup some money to ...

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Jamaica`s Bond Rating Now Highly Speculative

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: Jamaica`s bond rating was yesterday cut by ratings agency Moody`s Investors Service. The action pushed the Caribbean nation`s ratings into the highly speculative territory rank even as it continues to cope with a high debt load in a tough global economic market. Moody`s lowered Jamaica`s local and foreign currency bond ratings down ...

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`New Castro, Same Cuba` Says Top Rights Group

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: Fidel Castro may no longer be the President of Cuba but his brother is essentially continuing the same trend of human rights repression, a top global organization said Wednesday. Human Rights Watch, in a 123-page report, claims that the Raúl Castro government has relied in particular on the Criminal Code offense of ...

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Suriname Elected Vice Chair Of Inter-American Drug Abuse Commission

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: The CARICOM nation of Suriname has assumed the vice presidency of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organization of American States. The election took place on Wednesday on the first day of the Forty-Sixth Regular Session of the CICAD (CICAD 46) in Miami.Chandrikapersad Santokhi, Suriname Minister of Justice and Police, assumed ...

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Former Miss Trinidad In Sex Tape Scandal

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 18, 2009: Miss Trinidad and Tobago 2008 is making the headlines after a sex tape she made was stolen. Anya Ayoung-Chee reportedly made a sex tape that involved Wyatt Gallery  and another woman in a menage a trois. But the video was swiped from Gallery`s  laptop when he took it to a Trinidad computer ...

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OBMI Selected as Lead Architecture Firm for The Ritz-Carlton Cairo, Palm Hills in Egypt

MIAMI, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ — OBMI, the leading international architectural design and consulting firm specializing in master planning, hotel and resort design, announced its appointment as lead architects for The Ritz-Carlton Cairo, Palm Hills in Egypt. As principal designers, the company revealed the final design concept of the 160-room luxury hotel, featuring magnificent uninterrupted views of the great pyramids of ...

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USS Wasp To Anchor Off The Coast Of Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Nov.18, 2009: The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS WASP will anchor off the coast of Jamaica tomorrow. The ship, according to a US Embassy statement, will anchor off Ocho Rios, Jamaica from November 19  to the 20, 2009.   While in Jamaica sailors and Marines from the USS WASP are set to deliver books and computers as ...

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Is Dobbs Blaming Obama?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 18, 2009:  Lou Dobbs, the now former CNN anchor, seems to be blaming President Obama for his downfall at CNN. Dobbs this week told Fox News Channel`s Bill O`Reilly, that his programming concept fell out of favor when President Obama was elected. The immigration bashing anchor, who moved beyond journalism to advocating on behalf ...

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