Bilker Of Haitian Americans Agrees To Pay Civil Penalties

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CaribWorldNews, WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: A Florida man has agreed to pay civil penalties for an alleged Ponzi scheme he executed that targeted Haitian-Americans. George Theodule agreed to the deal and an injunction in the case without admitting or denying the allegation against him. He also […]

Child Slavery Must Be Eradicated In Haiti Says Rights Group

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 19, 2009: Global international rights group, Amnesty International, is putting the spotlight on child slavery in Haiti. `Most child domestic workers in Haiti live as virtual slaves,` said Gerardo Ducos, Haiti researcher at Amnesty International. `They work in inhuman conditions, suffering violence and abuse […]

Vincentians In NY Put Spotlight On Constitutional Reform

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 20, 2009: Vincentian nationals braved inclement weather this past weekend to participate in a spirited discussion on the proposed new constitution for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The occasion was a forum presented by the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Progressive Organization of New […]

Best Jamaica Places Overseas Unveiled

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CaribWorldNews, Hollywood, FL, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: The hot Jamaican spots around the world for 2009 have been unveiled by Jamaicans.com. The annual `Best of Jamaica` annual survey for 2009 covers the best in Jamaican food, accommodations, and cultural attractions in Jamaica or in major cities in the United States, […]

Another Human Rights Honor For Haiti`s Wyclef Jean

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: Grammy Award-winning Haitian, singer, songwriter and producer is raking in the honors – the human rights honors. Jean, along with U2`s Bono, was presented with Ripple of Hope Award at Chelsea Pier in New York City last night by The Robert F. […]

Guyana Remembers The Victims Of Jonestown On Anniversary

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CaribWorldNews, PORT KAITUMA, Guyana, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: The government of Guyana is remembering the victims of the 1978 Jonestown tragedy. Thirty-one years after the Jonestown catastrophe, Guyana`s Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce Manniram Prashad joined the Charge d` Affaires of the United States Embassy in Guyana, Karen Williams, […]

`New Castro, Same Cuba` Says Top Rights Group

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: Fidel Castro may no longer be the President of Cuba but his brother is essentially continuing the same trend of human rights repression, a top global organization said Wednesday. Human Rights Watch, in a 123-page report, claims that the Raúl Castro government […]

Jamaica`s Bond Rating Now Highly Speculative

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: Jamaica`s bond rating was yesterday cut by ratings agency Moody`s Investors Service. The action pushed the Caribbean nation`s ratings into the highly speculative territory rank even as it continues to cope with a high debt load in a tough global economic market. […]

Assets Of Former Caribbean Bank Owner On The Auction Block

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CaribWorldNews, RALEIGH, N.C., Thurs. Nov. 19, 2009: Assets worth nearly $70 million of a former Caribbean banker accused of ripping off more than 375 investors, hit the auction block Wednesday. The cars, art, jewels and wine fine of the missing 58-year-old William Wise of the Caribbean-based Millennium Bank have been […]