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First Woman Charged With Treason In Guyana

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. Dec. 29, 2010: A woman has created history in Guyana by becoming the first female to ever be charged with treason in the South American nation. Carol-Ann Munroe, 39, the owner and headmistress of Young Achievers Academy, along with her husband, Maj. Bruce Munroe, 36 and ex-police officer, Leonard Wharton have been charged with treason. Police ...

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Haitian American Teens Dead In Florida Hotel

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Dec. 29, 2010:  A joyous celebration has turned into tragedy for the family of five Haitian-American teenagers. The teens had reportedly rented a Florida hotel room for a birthday party and left their car idling in the garage below. They died of carbon monoxide poisoning, police said Tuesday and were found Monday afternoon. Among the dead ...

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Haiti: Where Aid Failed

Commentary By Unni Karunakara Doctors Without Borders CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 29, 2010:  Haiti should be an unlikely backdrop for the latest failure of the humanitarian relief system. The country is small and accessible and, following last January`s earthquake, it hosts one of the largest and best-funded international aid deployments in the world. An estimated 12,000 non-governmental organisations ...

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Haiti`s Cholera Death Count Snakes Past 2,700

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Dec. 28, 2010: The death toll from the cholera epidemic in Haiti continues to rise, with the country`s health ministry putting the count at now 2,707. The Ministry of Public Health and Population gave the latest figure Monday adding that since the cholera epidemic hit Haiti in mid-October, 128,251 people have been infected. A whopping 68,764 ...

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Quake Rattles Trinidad And Tobago

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Dec. 28, 2010: An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale rattled the north coast of Trinidad on Sunday night, the West Indies Seismic Research Centre reported Monday. The quake occurred at 9.01 p.m., according to the Centre and was felt from Carenage to Moruga and Matura. The centre`s website said the quake was located at ...

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Celebrities Soak In Warmth Of Barbados For Holidays

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Dec. 27, 2010: Several celebrities turned to the heat of the Caribbean to celebrate their holidays this past weekend. Among them was Bajan siren Rihanna who created a stir Sunday after hitting t the ocean on Sandy Lane beach in her homeland of Barbados in a feline swimsuit. X-Factor creator and former American Idol judge, Simon ...

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Record $176 million Disbursed In Haiti in 2010 – IDB

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Dec. 27, 2010: Over a million Haitians may be living in tent cities almost a year after the devastating January 12th earthquake while thousands more are battling cholera due to poor health care in the Caribbean nation, but millions were poured into the country this year. That`s according to the IDB, which said it disbursed a ...

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Argentine Tourist Dies In Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010:  An Argentinean man has passed away in Jamaica after a suspected case of food poisoning. His name was not released as of press time. Thirteen others have remained hospitalized. Jamaica`s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has expressed regret at the passing of the tourist who died in St. Ann last night. The deceased ...

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Caribbean Prisoners Released Through Food For The Poor Ministry Program

CaribWorldNews, COCONUT CREEK, FL, Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010:  Eighty-three non-violent prisoners in the Caribbean have secured their freedom this holiday, thanks to the non-profit group, Food For The Poor. Twenty-eight were recently released from prisons in Cap-Haitien while several others have been released from jails in Jamaica and Guyana. On Dec. 13, 34 prisoners were released from Guyanese prisons. In ...

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Jamaican Government Again Slammed In WikiLeaks Cable

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Dec. 23, 2010: Prime Minister of Jamaica, Bruce Golding and his Jamaica Labor Party government has again been embarrassed by confidential diplomatic cables leaked by the now infamous site, WikiLeaks. New cables released through the Guardian newspaper site claims that the mayor of the country`s capital, Kingston Mayor Desmond McKenzie, told a U.S. Embassy officer that ...

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