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New Barbados PM Delivers First National Address

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Oct. 25, 2010: New Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has urged Barbadians to display `the discipline, dignity and restraint for which Barbados is well known will be the motivation for our conduct during this difficult period.` In his first national address since assuming office following the passing of his predecessor David Thompson, Stuart last night called ...

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Jamaican Reggae Singer Gregory Isaacs Dead At 59

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Oct. 25, 2010: Jamaican reggae legend Gregory Isaacs, aka `The Cool Ruler,` is no more. The singer, who gave the world hits like `Night Nurse` and `Sad To Know (You`re Leaving,`) has left this world at the age of 59. The Kingston, Jamaica-born singer reportedly died earlier today at his home in London after battling lung ...

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Bahamas-Born, Former Footballer Faces Caning In Singapore

CaribWorldNews, SINGAPORE, Singapore, Mon. Oct. 25, 2010: A Bahamas-born, naturalized U.S. citizen, who once played football for Florida State University, faces a caning in Singapore for overstaying his visa. Palm Beach Post reports indicate that Kamari Charlton, who played for FSU from 1992-96, was arrested in Singapore on Sept. 1 for overstaying his 90-day social visit pass. Staying in Singapore ...

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UN SG Saddened By Passing Of Barbados PM

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 25, 2010: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has joined leaders globally in voicing sadness at the passing of Prime Minister of Barbados, David Thompson. The SG yesterday praised Thompson`s long-standing commitment to democracy and his contribution to advancing the values of the United Nations after hearing news of his death on Saturday. Thompson, who died ...

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Haiti Death Toll From Cholera Now More Than 250

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. Oct. 25, 2010: The death toll in earthquake ravaged Haiti from the water borne disease cholera, stands at past the 250 mark as of Sunday. Another 3,000 are sickened by the disease, at least five of whom are living in Port-Au-Prince where 1.3 million earthquake survivors continue to try to exist in squalid tent cities. Government ...

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New York Mayor Offers Condolences On Barbados PM`s Passing

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Sun. Oct. 24, 2010: The death of Prime Minister David Thompson has touched many corners of the world, even here in New York City government. The Barbados PM`s passing was yesterday also greeted with sadness by New York City Mayor, Michael R. Bloomberg. Bloomberg called Thompson`s passing a `tragedy` and expressed condolences also to Barbadian New ...

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Meet Barbados` New Prime Minister

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sat. Oct. 23, 2010: Barbados wasted no time this morning, swearing in Freundel Stuart as the country`s new prime minister just hours after the passing of the former PM, David Thompson. Stuart, who had been acting as PM since Thompson fell ill in May, was sworn at Government House earlier today. Adriel Brathwaite was sworn in as ...

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Condolences Begin Pouring In On Barbados PM`s Passing

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sat. Oct. 23, 2010: Condolences from regional leaders have begun pouring in just hours after news broke of the passing of Barbados` Prime Minister David Thompson. Thompson died this morning at 2:10. a.m. after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 48. According to reports, the PM died at his home in Mapps, St Philip with his ...

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Haiti`s New Crisis Begins With `C`

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Oct. 22, 2010: Haiti just can`t seem to catch a break – battling first a devastating earthquake and its repercussions and now cholera. More than 150 people have already died from the latest crisis to hit the poor Caribbean nation, adding to the death toll this year from both the earthquake and more recently, from flooding. ...

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Kingston, Jamaica`s Other Face

By Felicia Persaud CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 22, 2010: Say Kingston, Jamaica to some people and comments like `murder capital` `its too violent there` or a turning up of the eyes may follow. But Kingston`s other face is far from the scenes that recently played out on television sets around the world following the Jamaica police assault on Tivoli ...

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