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Caribbean Under Threat Of Earl – UPDATE

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Aug. 30, 2010: Several Caribbean nations are being warned to watch out for Earl as the hurricane this morning continued to strengthen, moving towards the northern Leeward Islands. This morning the storm was about 25 miles north, north east of St. Martin and about 140 miles east of St. Thomas with maximum sustained winds at 110 ...

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Wyclef To Skip Brooklyn Concert In Honor Of Yele

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Aug. 30. 2010: Grammy Award-winning Hip hop singer Wyclef Jean is slated to skip a concert in honor of Yele Haiti, organized this weekend by the West Indian American Day Carnival Association. While Jean is listed on the bill, organizers on Saturday told WWRL 1600 AM`s `Caribbean Corner,` that they have been informed that the singer ...

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Portions Of The Caribbean Warned To Look Out For Earl

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Aug. 30, 2010: Several Caribbean islands were last night being warned to watch out for Hurricane Earl as the storm strengthened and was forecast to gain `major` Category 3 status. The National Hurricane Center last night said the center of Earl is forecast to pass near or over the northern Leeward Islands Sunday night and Monday. ...

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St. Lucian-Born Striker Fatally Shot In NYC

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Aug. 30, 2010: A forward center for the St. Lucia national team was fatally shot in Brooklyn, NY early this morning, just hours after a match in the   Digicel Caribbean Cup soccer competition. Dead is Phillip Tisson, 28, a striker on the national team. New York Police say Tisson was shot dead early this morning after ...

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Update: Barbados Mom Gets Good News

CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Fri. Aug. 27, 4:30 P.M.: A Barbados mother who was facing separation from her cancer stricken child has been given some good news – she can now stay. In response to the news that she would have to leave the U.S. on September 2, the day her 6 month old visitor`s visa was up, Petra Gooding says ...

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Barbadian Migrant Could Be Torn Apart From Sick Child And Sent Back

CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Fri. Aug. 27, 2010: A Barbadian immigrant who entered the U.S. on a visitor`s visa, is now facing separation from her daughter who is stricken with cancer. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to send Petra Gooding packing by September 2nd, despite the fact that her 7-year-old daughter Niamh Stoute is going through chemotherapy in a ...

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Stanford`s Lawyers Insist Accused Did Not Use Clients Money

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. Aug. 27, 2010: Accused Ponzi schemer, Texas-born former Antigua and Barbuda resident, R. Allen Stanford, did not loan clients money to himself. That`s the word from his attorneys, who made the argument in court Thursday as they tried to shoot down claims made by a fraud examiner, who testified that Stanford used $1.7 billion in deposits ...

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Parolee Ordered Held For Killing Jamaican Jew

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 27, 2010: A 34-year-old ex-con was yesterday denied bail and ordered held in the alleged murder of a Jamaican Jew. Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge George Grasso denied Eion Klass` request for bail during his arraignment on murder charges yesterday. Klass is accused of killing beloved Brooklyn liquor store clerk Yoseph Robinson during a robbery. Police ...

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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips In The News Again

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Dri. Aug. 27, 2010: The issue of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips as it relates to the ruling Jamaica Labor Party and the government of that Caribbean nation is not going away. Infact, Am Law Daily is quoting a spokesperson of the company as insisting it was hired by the Jamaica government not the JLP. The law firm ...

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Jamaica’s Bolt Wants No Part Of Highway

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Aug. 27, 2010: Jamaican Triple Olympian, Usain Bolt, has reportedly declined an offer to have a section of a highway in his country named after him. Jamaica Gleaner reports indicate that Bolt`s camp declined the offer almost a year after it was first announced in Parliament by Jamaica`s Prime Minister Bruce Golding. Golding had said that ...

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