Seven Convicted In Trinidad-Born Army Vet`s Death

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Seven Trinidad nationals have been convicted in the 2005 kidnapping of a Trini-born, U.S. Army veteran. The seven – Wayne Pierre, Kevin Nixon, Christopher Sealey, Anderson Straker, Ricardo De Four, Zion Clarke, and Kevon Demerieux – were convicted on Friday in U.S. District […]

Self-Confessed Guyana Drug Dealer For Fall Sentencing

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Shaheed `Roger` Khan, the Guyanese-born self-confessed drug dealer, is set to be sentenced for his crimes later this fall. Khan, according to court records accessed by CaribWorldNews, is scheduled for sentencing on November 6, 2009 at 11 a.m. This comes on the […]

Sir Allen Replaces Attorney

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CaribWorldNews, DALLAS, TX., Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Sir R. Allen Stanford, the flamboyant Texas financier accused of a $7 billion Ponzi fraud, has replaced his criminal attorney. Despite claiming he has no money for legal fees since his assets are frozen, Stanford replaced Dick DeGuerin, with attorneys from the Patton […]

Trini Native Among Immigrant Detainees With Grouses

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: A 44-year-old Trinidad-born, mother of four, still remembers the torrid times she spent in several Florida detention facilities.Marlene Jaggernauth, 44, is among the detainees whose rights immigrant advocates say the U.S. federal government is violating. Jaggernauth was deemed deportable in 2003 and […]

Another Jamaican Cop Shot Dead

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: A 56-year-old Jamaican cop was yesterday shot dead in rural Westmoreland, Jamaica. Police officials say Anthony Simpson was shot multiple times Sunday by three gunmen in Little London district of Westmoreland. He was off duty at the time of the killing. His adult […]

Jamaican Athletes Hearing For Today

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: The highly awaited hearings into the positive drug findings of five Jamaican athletes is now set for today. The hearing was postponed to today, from Saturday. The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission`s nine-member disciplinary committee will hear from the athletes who allegedly tested for the […]

Guyanese Informant Admits He Planted Idea To Scare Witness

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 31, 2009: A 34-year-old former Guyanese gang member on Thursday admitted he planted the idea to harm a woman in the mind of Robert Simels, the one-time attorney of self-confessed Guyana-born drug dealer. Selwyn Vaughn admitted to Smiles` attorney under oath yesterday that it was his […]

Grenada PM Reshuffles Cabinet

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CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Fri. July 31, 2009: Thirteen months after winning the July 8, 2008 general elections, Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has reshuffled his cabinet. Minister Peter David, who was responsible for the ministries of tourism and foreign affairs, will now only be responsible for foreign affairs, while […]

Trini Woman Fatally Shot By Ex

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CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. July 31, 2009: A 40-year-old Trinidad migrant, shot to death by a former boyfriend, is set to be laid to rest on Monday. CaribWorldNews has learnt from a family friend that Leanne Smith will be buried in Philly on Monday, a week after she was shot […]