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January Hearing In Place For Michael Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: Michael Jackson`s Caribbean-born doctor will have to keep a January 4, 2011  criminal hearing date with the court. A judge kept in place the January criminal hearing for Grenada-born Doctor Conrad Murray, who supplied the pop star`s medications prior to his death. The `Thriller` singer died in June 2009 from an overdose ...

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Bogus Marriage Lands Trinidad Woman In Jail

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: A 31-year-old Trinidad and Tobago national will have to spend the next year in jail for her role in a bogus immigration marriage plan. Falana McKenzie was arrested in August along with Portuguese Jorge Mouchino. Prosecutors told the court that McKenzie had offered to pay Mouchino £2,000 ($3,174) to marry her in Nottingham, ...

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U.N. Assembly Again Calls For End To U.S. Embargo On Cuba

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010:  For the 19th consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution calling for the lifting of the decades-old economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba. One hundred and eighty seven nations voted in favor of ending the embargo while the United States and ...

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Bill Clinton Says Caribbean Should Utilize Natural Sources Of Energy

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: Former United States president Bill Clinton says Caribbean governments need to utilize natural sources of energy in order to reduce dependency on expensive sources. The former President made the call while delivering a public lecture in Jamaica Monday under the theme `Embracing our Common Humanity.`He said that pursuing a path of using clean, ...

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Former Barbados Prime Minister To Be Laid to Rest Next Week

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: Former Barbados Prime Minister, David Thompson, is set to be laid to rest next Wednesday following five days of viewing.Thompson will be laid to rest at St John`s Parish Church following a ticket only public service at Kensington Oval from 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 3rd. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senator Maxine McClean, ...

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Barbados Is Least Corrupt Country In The Caribbean – Report

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: When it comes to the least corrupt country in the Caribbean, Barbados takes the title hands down. That’s according to Transparency International’s latest 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index, released Tuesday. The new report puts Barbados ranking 17th on the least corrupt scale and scoring 7.8 overall.  The CPI is measured on a scale from ...

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U.S. Lauds St. Vincent and the Grenadines On Its Independence Day

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: The U.S. is saluting St. Vincent and the Grenadines as it celebrates 31 years of independence from Britain today. U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, yesterday insisted that the U.S. will 1continue to strengthen the ties of friendship between our countries as we expand our cooperation on these and many other important ...

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Time To Change Europe`s Cuba Policy

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 26, 2010: Very soon, EU member states will review their common position towards Cuba. Although the overall approach is unlikely to change, there is the possibility that Europe may consider the development of a bilateral dialogue about a new institutional framework within which to develop future relations. Europe`s common policy and its ...

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Water Filtration Systems Critical To Haiti – Non-Profit Group

 CaribWorldNews, COCONUT CREEK, FL, Tues. Oct. 26, 2010: A top U.S.-based, non-profit organization says water filtration systems it installed in several areas in Haiti prior to the outbreak of cholera is actually the solution to stopping the spread of the disease since access to clean water is a matter of life and death for the people of Haiti. Food For ...

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Barbados-Born, NY Cop Takes Down Would-Be Robber

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Oct. 26, 2010: A 50-year-old Barbados-born, New York City police officer is receiving kudos for taking down an armed bandit who tried to rob the hair salon she was in. Officer Feris Jones, a divorced mother of one, was at Sabine`s Hallway Beauty Salon in Fort-Greene, NY around 6:30 Saturday afternoon, October 23rd, when Winston Cox ...

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