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Suriname In Mourning Following Mining Disaster

CaribWorldNews, PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Tues. Nov. 23, 2010: Surinamese authorities have declared three days of mourning following a deadly mining disaster at an area known as `Gowtu Bergi` or Gold Mountain, near Langa Tabbetje, in Eastern Suriname. Authorities say seven gold miners were killed on Saturday evening, Nov. 20th in Suriname hen the walls of a shaft suddenly collapsed in a ...

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Haiti Death Count Now Passes 1,200 Mark

CaribWorldNews, Mon. Nov. 22, 2010: The death toll from cholera in Haiti passed 1,200 yesterday, according to new figures from the country`s health ministry. The death toll is now put at 1,250, a month after the disease was first detected in the Artibonite region. That region remains hardest-hit bit the death toll now includes 64 in Port-Au-Prince, the country`s capital ...

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Authoritarianism In Trinidad & Tobago And Guyana

Commentary By Dr. David Hinds CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Mon. Nov. 22, 2010: Two news items have caught my attention recently. The first relates to the wire-tapping of several citizens, including the President, in Trinidad and Tobago under the previous People`s National Movement (PNM) government. The other pertains to workers who while cleaning a canal in Guyana by-passed the section in ...

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Toronto Chief Of Police For Jamaica Visit

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Jamaica, Mon. Nov. 22, 2010: Toronto`s Chief of Police, William Blair, is set to kick off a visit to Jamaica today. Blair will be in Jamaica from November 22 to November 25, 2010 on the invitation of Professor Gordon Shirley, Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, and chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC). ...

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Jamaican Fraudster Pleads Not Guilty In U.S. Court

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Nov. 22, 2010: A Jamaican national who ran a Ponzi scheme in Jamaica has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud and money laundering among other charges in a U.S. Court. David Smith, the former head of OLINT and a convicted fraudster in the Turks and Caicos Island, pleaded not guilty at an arraignment in a federal ...

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Grenada PM Faces Upstart Ministers

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Mon. Nov. 22, 2010: Political pundits are keeping their eyes on Grenada, amidst reports that three ministers of government are offended with the prime minister and are threatening to cross the floor. The current political uncertainty in the country has some fearing the current National Democratic Congress government may collapse before General Elections, constitutionally due in three ...

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Guyana-Born Entrepreneur Passes On

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 22, 2010: Guyana-born entrepreneur, Norman Henry, has passed away in New York City. Henry, according to The Guyana Cultural Association, passed away at 6 a.m. Sunday morning. Henry was the owner of Henry House, a catering facility in Brooklyn, NY. He was also an author of the book "Adversity is Temporary," a real-estate developer, ...

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Trinidad PM Threatens To Slap Lawsuit On Patrick Manning

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Sat. Nov. 20, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago`s First Female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has threatened to slap a lawsuit on the island`s former PM, Patrick Manning. Persad-Bissessar, through her lawyer, Devesh Maharaj and Company, is vowing to sue Manning for defamation, based on comments attributed to him in a Nov. 13th Trinidad Newsday article, according to a ...

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Trinidad PM Slaps Lawsuit On Patrick Manning

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Sat. Nov. 20, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago`s First Female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has slapped a lawsuit on the island`s former PM, Patrick Manning. Persad-Bissessar, through her lawyer, Devesh Maharaj and Company, is suing Manning for defamation, based on comments attributed to him in a Nov. 13th Trinidad Newsday article, according to a copy of the lawsuit ...

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Congressional Friend Of The Caribbean Offers E-Apology

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Nov. 20, 2010: Congressional friend of the Caribbean, Congressman Charles Rangel, has offered an e-apology to friends, constituents and subscribers to his newsletter. The email sent on Friday was headlined `My Heartfelt Apologies,` and included a letter from Rangel apologizing `for the embarrassment I have brought upon you.`  `I truly believe public officials have a ...

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