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Businessman Jailed In Haiti Bribe Case

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Aug. 4, 2010: A Miami businessman will have to spend the next 57 months of his life in prison for his participation in a conspiracy to pay bribes to former officials of the Republic of Haiti. Juan Diaz, 52, was jailed Friday and also ordered by U.S. District Court Judge Jose E. Martinez to serve three ...

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Jamaica Inks IDB Loan Deal Ahead Of Independence Anniversary

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Aug. 4, 2010: Three days ahead of Jamaica`s 48th independence anniversary, the country has sealed a loan for US$200 million with the Inter-American Development Bank The Audley Shaw, Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, and Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the IDB, signed the loan Tuesday at the IDB Headquarters in Washington. The ...

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Haitian Migrants Sent Back

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. July 4, 2010: More than 300 Haitians migrants who tried to sneak in to the U.S. illegally via two overloaded sailboats have been sent packing. The U.S. Coast Guard said this week that 164 Haitians found on Friday about eight miles south of Great Inagua, Bahamas and another 159 found Sunday about 33 miles west of ...

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LIME/CANA NETBALL: Regular Season Ends This Weekend; KO Starts Next

CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY. Tuesday, August 03, 2010: Vincentian Raymond Delpesche knows a thing or two about the sport of netball. However, living in the vicinity of the Lincoln Terrace Park – East New York & Buffalo Avenues – Brooklyn, all these years, he never felt the urge to ‘drop in’ on the girls (ladies) before now. Delpesche’s story has ...

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Brightstar Appoints Former Motorola Executive Oscar Rojas as President of Latin America Region

MIAMI, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ — Brightstar Corp., a global leader in services and solutions for the wireless industry announced today the appointment of former Motorola executive Oscar Rojas as president of the company’s Latin America region.  Rojas will be responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations for Brightstar’s 20 countries in Latin America plus the Caribbean, as well as ...

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Guyanese Found Guilty Of Terror Plot

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Aug. 3, 2010: Two Guyanese men could spend the rest of their lives in jail after a jury convicted them on Monday of a New York terror plot. The federal jury returned a guilty verdict after five days of deliberation in the case of Russell M. Defreitas and Abdul Kadir. The two were found guilty of ...

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UNASUR Makes Efforts To Restore Colombia-Venezuela Ties

By Odeen IshmaelSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Tues. Aug. 3, 2010: The meeting in Quito on July 29th of Foreign Ministers of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), aimed at finding a solution to the political-diplomatic crisis between Venezuela and Colombia, ended without consensus or a final signed declaration. But the foreign ministers agreed that the Heads of ...

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New Barbados Calypso Monarch For Court Appearance

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tuesday August 3, 2010: Bajans wrapped up their crop over festivities Monday to news that the country`s newly crowned calypso monarch was charged for allegedly beating a media personality. Barbados news reports indicate that Anthony `Gabby` Carter allegedly attacked Anthony `Admiral` Nelson, a radio and tv personality in Barbados. Carter is set for a court appearance later ...

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Texas Brothers Charged With Cayman Islands-Based Scam

CaribWorldNews, Washington, D.C., Mon. Aug. 2, 2010:  Two Texas-born brothers have been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for creating an elaborate sham system of trusts and subsidiary companies the Cayman Islands to sell more than $750 million worth of stock in four public companies for which they were corporate directors. Samuel E. Wyly and Charles J. Wyly, ...

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