Public Defender To Make Case For Stanford

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: Disgraced billionaire and cricket entrepreneur, Sir R. Allen Stanford, will have to settle for a public defender. The decision comes on the heels of Stanford`s claims that he has no money to pay for an attorney at this time to defend him in […]

Diaspora Critical To Constitutional Reform, Says Saint Lucian Official

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: The chairperson of Saint Lucia’s Constitutional Reform Commission insists that the Caribbean-American Diaspora is critical to the Commission’s work on the island. Speaking ahead of two meetings with the Saint Lucian-American Diaspora – scheduled for New York today, Thursday, Sept. 17th,  and […]

Miami Man Convicted Of Trafficking In Counterfeit Cuban Cigars

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: A 66-year-old Miami resident has been convicted for trafficking counterfeit Cuban cigars. Lauro Perez was this week convicted on charges of conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit cigars and seven counts of trafficking in counterfeit cigars.According to evidence presented at trial, Perez manufactured more […]

Cuba Says Embargo Has Cost It Billions

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CaribWorldNews, HAVANA, Cuba, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2009: The U.S. embargo against Cuba has cost the island`s economy some 96 billion dollars in the half-century it has been imposed, a new report claims. Cuba`s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Wednesday made the disclosure as he unveiled a new report on the […]

Grenada Is First Choice For New Clothing Store

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 CaribPR Wire, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Weds. Sept. 16, 2009: Get ready for Orinoco, the recently opened specialty retailer located at 23 Le Marquis Complex, Grande Anse, Grenada. Orinoco is an apparel store seeking to offer customers a focused selection of high-quality, active-oriented, clothing and fashion merchandise at affordable prices.  The company […]

Obama Names Four Caribbean Nations To Drug List

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C. Weds. Sept. 16, 2009: President Barack Obama yesterday named four Caribbean nations to a major narcotics list. Under the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, the President is required to notify Congress of those countries he determines to be major illicit drug-producing countries or major drug-transit countries. The Bahamas, […]

Caribbean American Congresswoman Votes To Rebuke Wilson

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Sept. 16, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette Clarke, was among 240 Democrats who yesterday voted to rebuke the now famous `You Lie,` representative. Republican Congressman Joe Wilson was on Tuesday officially rebuked by mainly Democratic members of The House of Representatives for shouting `You lie!` in […]