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Haitian American Allegedly Killed By Drunken Cop Laid To Rest

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY., Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Family and friends in a Haitian family in New York also struggled to say good bye to their daughter even as another Haitian family tried to say farewell to six family members in Naples, FL. Vionique Valnord, 33, who was allegedly killed by a drunk off-duty New York City police officer, was laid ...

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Bounty Killer Turned Back From Trinidad

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: CARICOM national and Jamaican dancehall star, Bounty Killer, was yesterday banned from entering Trinidad, another Caribbean Community member nation. The singer had reportedly travelled to the island to perform at a show last night, hosted by Jacho Entertainment. But immigration officers denied him entry and he returned to Jamaica. The reason for his ...

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23-Year-Old Arrested In Murder Of British Vice Consul

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Jamaica police have arrested but not yet charged a 23-year-old man in connection with the murder of a British vice consul. The man, whose name has not yet been released, has been arrested and is set to be questioned in connection with the murder of honorary British consul, John Terry. Terry, 65, was ...

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Cayman Islands To Get New Constitution

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Cayman, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: A new constitution is set to become effective in the British-dependent territory of the Cayman Islands on Nov. 6th. The island`s, Governor, Stuart Jack, made the disclosure Friday in a speech to the islands` legislature. Jack said the new constitution will give the Cayman Islands greater autonomy from Britain. This will pave the ...

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CBC News Head Dead

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Head of the news and current affairs section at the Barbados-based Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cox, has died. Cox, a veteran journalist, reportedly passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital over the weekend after a brief illness. He was 59. Cox joined the CBC in 2002 as one of its panelists for the ...

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IGT and AC Coin & Slot Realign Corporate Partnership

RENO, Nev., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and AC Coin & Slot today announced a restructuring of the companies’` long-standing relationship.  Under a new agreement, IGT has purchased the distributorship for new IGT machine sales in Atlantic City and the Caribbean from AC Coin & Slot for $20.6 million, including $10.6 million in cash consideration. Also, ...

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Letterman Admits Sex With Staffers; Claims Extortion Plot

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: TV`s funnyman, David Letterman, last night admitted sexual relations with several staff members amidst a grand jury investigation into an extortion plot. Letterman, 62, made the confessions to the audience during a taping of `The Late Show` for broadcast last night, while revealing that he spent part of Thursday morning testifying before ...

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Caribbean Constitutions Compromised By Changes To British House Of Lords – Attorney

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: Constitutions of independent Caribbean countries, which still send appeals to the Judicial Committee of the  Privy Council in London, will be compromised by the abolition of the judicial jurisdiction of the House of Lords. So says Grenada-born attorney, Dr. Francis Alexis. Alexis said the October 1, 2009 dissolution of the  judicial  jurisdiction ...

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Dozens Hold Candlelight Vigil For Slaughtered Haitian Family

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Fri. Oct. 2, 2009: Over eight dozen people gathered last night in front of the Collier County Courthouse in Naples, FL, to remember a Haitian migrant and her five children, allegedly murdered last week by her husband and father of the young kids. Six white roses were placed on six empty chairs in remembrance of the victims ...

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Guyanese Guilty Of Killing Ex-Fiancee

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Oct,. 2, 2009: A 39-year-old Guyanese man was this week found guilty of murdering his ex-fiancee. Harry Rupnarine, was found guilty of second-degree murder by a Queens Supreme Court jury for gunning down Guiatree Hardat, 22, on Atlantic Avenue in Woodhaven on May 10, 2007. Rupnarine, a Transit cop, had claimed in his defense that he ...

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