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Peter Lik Donates Photograph Proceeds to Humanitarian Aid Organization Concern Worldwide

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Highly acclaimed Master Photographer Peter Lik today announced his support of Concern Worldwide’s ongoing Haiti relief efforts.  All Peter Lik Galleries globally will donate a portion of February sales from Lik’s first 2010 major release, "Tree of Life" to Concern, an international humanitarian aid organization dedicated to eliminating extreme poverty in 28 of the ...

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St. Kitts PM Takes Oath of Office

CaribWorldNews, BASSETTERRE, St. Kitts, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2010: St. Kitts and Nevis`s Dr. Denzil Douglas, was yesterday sworn in as the fourth prime minister of the federation. `I Dr. Denzil Llewellyn Douglas, do swear, that I will honor, uphold and preserve, the Constitution of St. Christopher and Nevis and the Law, that I will conscientiously, impartially and to the best ...

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Sharpton Pledges To Stand By Yele Haiti

CaribWorldNews, HARLEM, NY, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2010: Rev. Al Sharpton yesterday pledged to stand by Wyclef Jean and his Yele Haiti Foundation amidst reports that the Haitian-born singer was paid in 2006 to perform at his own benefit for the foundation. Sharpton joined Jean and several other black leaders at a press conference at National Action Network’s House of Justice ...

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Buju Banton Ensnared By Govt.?

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Weds. Jan. Top attorney for Jamaican reggae star, Buju Banton, claims the singer was entrapped by the U.S. government. In court documents filed Tuesday, Attorney David Markus claims the U.S. government used a paid informant to convince his client to buy cocaine, according to a St. Petersburg Times report. Markus also wants the informant`s identity revealed. Banton, ...

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Guyanese Busted With Drugs

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: A Guyanese woman has been busted with a ganja-filled bra at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. Dorothy Sears was busted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with the drugs during a pat down search. Further search revealed 54 pounds of cocaine worth $1.7 million in her luggage, ...

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`Hope for Haiti Now` Hits $66 Million Mark

NEW YORK, Jan. 27  /PRNewswire/ — `Hope for Haiti Now` today announced that it has raised more than $66 million to date for Haiti relief and recovery efforts.  The figure includes proceeds from sales of the `Hope for Haiti Now` album, a collection of live performances from last week`s global telethon that today became the first-ever digital-only album to debut ...

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Caribbean American Chamber Pitches In To Help Haiti

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: Caribbean Americans in the New York City area, hoping to help Haiti, can drop off their donations at the Flatbush Caton Market drop-off center in Brooklyn. The facility is being provided courtesy of the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with elected officials, corporate partners in academic, medical, civic and ...

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No Arrest In Murder Of Tourist To Antigua

CaribWorldNews,  ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: The killer of a 29-year-old cruise tourist to Antigua remains on the lam as authorities on the island continue to investigate the January 19th murder. Twenty-nine-year-old cruise-ship passenger, Nina Elisabeth Nilssen, a musician from San Francisco, was been found murdered near Pigeon Point Beach, one of Antigua`s most popular beaches. She had ...

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Allen Stanford`s Legal Fees To Be Paid By Lloyd`s

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Weds. Jan. 27, 2010: Lloyd`s of London has been ordered to pay the legal defense fees of accused swindler, R. Allen Stanford. U.S. District Judge David Hittner said in a 42-page order Tuesday that insurer Lloyd`s of London must pay all costs and expenses submitted within 10 days for the former Antigua-based billionaire`s defense. `Without access to ...

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