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New French Caribbean Tourism Convention Bureau Coming

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 20, 2010: Look out for a French Caribbean Tourism Convention Bureau. The disclosure was made public last night as new commissioner of the Martinique Tourism Authority, Karine Roy Camille, addressed travel journalists at a media event in midtown Manhattan. Roy Camille said that Martinique will be working in partnership with Guadeloupe to create the ...

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Guyanese Boxers Now Runaways

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 20, 2010: Three Guyanese boxers who represented the South American nation at the Commonwealth Games have absconded during a stopover at JFK. Guyana news reports name the three as Clevon Rock, Devon Boatswain and Dexter Jordan and say they abandoned their coaches and teammates at New York`s Kennedy International Airport as the squad was ...

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Mother Nature Again Claims Lives In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Oct. 19, 2010: Floods in Haiti have yet again added to the 2010 death toll in this struggling Caribbean country. Torrential rains in Haiti have so far claimed the lives of 12 people, officials said Monday. According to health officials, 10 people were killed by floods in Port-au-Prince over the weekend including a two-year-old girl and ...

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Former Barbados Prime Minister Returns To Lead Opposition

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Oct. 19, 2010: Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur has returned to lead the main opposition Barbados Labor Party. Arthur was chosen by BLP executives to replace Mia Mottley in the top spot Monday, the Barbados Nation reported. The move comes after reports of internal wrangling in the party and open infighting between the two. Mottley ...

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Over 100 Jamaicans To Be Awarded On Heroes Day

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Oct. 18, 2010: A total of 136 outstanding Jamaicans are set to be conferred with national honors  today, National Heroes Day in Jamaica. The awards will be presented in various categories including the Order of Jamaica (OJ); Order of Distinction in the ranks of Commander (CD) and Officer (OD); the Medal of Honor for Meritorious Service; ...

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Trinidadian Businessmen Gets Stay Of Extradition For Now

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. Oct. 18, 2010: Two Trinidad and Tobago businessmen wanted in the U.S. to face charges of money laundering and fraud have both benefited from an order blocking their extradition. Trinidad Express reports say Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson, both apparent financiers of the United National Congress, received the good news just two days ahead of the extradition, ...

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U.N. Security Council Extends Mission In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Oct. 16, 2010: The U.N. Security Council Friday voted to extend the mandate of its peacekeeping mission in Haiti until October 15, 2011. The Council underlined the significance of next month`s presidential and legislative polls in laying the foundation for a stable political environment in the impoverished Caribbean nation. In its unanimously adopted resolution, the ...

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Sole Commissioner For CLICO Probe

CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday October 15, 2010: A sole commissioner has been appointed to investigate circumstances leading to the financial collapse of the Trinidad and Tobago-based CLICO and its subsidiaries. Sir Gavin Lightman, a retired British High Court judge was named by T&T Attorney General Anand Ramlogan to head the probe that will also look into the collapse ...

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Fire At Nevis Supermarket

CaribWorldNews, CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: Fire broke out at a super market in Nevis earlier today forcing its closer. Ram`s Trading Limited, a family-operated business that was established on St. Kitts in 1935, was forced to close its doors temporarily after a fire broke out. `It was a truly traumatic experience,` said patron Huey Sargeant, who witnessed the ...

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