Stanford Investor Accounts To Stay Frozen

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. Aug. 12, 2009: The accounts of some customers of accused Ponzi schemer, Sir R. Allen Stanford, will remain frozen, a Dallas Court ruled Tuesday. The U.S. Appeals Court in Texas ruled that the assets will remain frozen while the court decides whether the customers principal and […]

Advocates Want Haitian Detainees Released To Bury Tot

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug. 12, 2009: Advocates are pressing the Department of Homeland Security to release two Haitian parents, held in detention since May this year, to bury their  8-month-old daughter. FANM, Inc., a leading social-advocacy agency serving South Florida since 1991, want Chandeline Leonard, 32, and Lucsene Augustin, […]

Golding Slams Standard And Poor`s Downgrade

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Aug. 12, 2009: The Standard & Poor`s rating agency has been criticized by Jamaica Prime Minister Bruce Golding. The criticism comes just days after Standard & Poor`s cut Jamaica`s debt rating from B- to CCC+. But speaking on Tuesday, Prime Minister Golding said the rating agency`s […]

Trinidad`s Petroleum Company Sells Millions In Bonds

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 12, 2009: Trinidad & Tobago Petroleum Co. Ltd. has raised millions from its first dollar-denominated debt sale in two years. Petrotrin sold $850 million of 10-year dollar bonds, according to Bloomberg News. The money may be used to fund capital requirements and refinance debt, […]

Several Jamaican New Yorkers For City Council Honors

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 12, 2009: Eight Jamaican New Yorkers along with a top Jamaican-owned business will be honored today at City Hall.  The New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Christine Quinn, will host its annual Jamaican Independence Day Celebration at City Hall today, Wednesday, […]

Obama Pushes Immigration Reform To Back Burner

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: Immigrants awaiting immigration reform to legalize their status in the U.S. will have to push their hopes into the New Year. President Obama, at a summit with the leaders of Canada and Mexico in Guadalajara, Mexico Monday, claimed he has `a pretty big […]

Caribbean Hotels Thumped By Economic Recession – Report

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CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: Tourist travel to the Caribbean decreased by some four percent in 2008 even as many regional hotels saw profits dip by 16 percent. That`s the word from PKF Hospitality Research, which on Monday, released its 2009 edition of `Caribbean Trends in the Hotel […]

Bahamas Murder Rate Jumps To 50

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CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: Bahamas` murder rate has jumped to 50 with the killing of a woman outside her relatives` house. Tagia Soles, according to police, a 29-year-old woman was visiting her homeland in the Seabreeze Estates area, in a white 2008 Honda Accord, accompanied by her […]

Cuba Crash Claims 14 Lives

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CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: Fourteen lives were lost yesterday in Cuba when two trucks loaded with passengers collided in the central Cuban province of Ciego de Avila. Cuban government news agency, AIN, says the crash occurred on the Central Highway outside Baragua, 250 miles east of Havana. […]

Digicel Caribbean Cup New York Off To A Good Start

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CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, New York, Tues. Aug. 11, 2009: The reigning Digicel Caribbean Cup New York Champions, Jamaica, took on St. Vincent & the Grenadines (SVG) in the feature match of Sunday`s triple presentation in the Digicel Caribbean Cup New York at the Jefferson High School Field in Brooklyn, NY, […]