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U.S. Signs memorandums of understanding on Haiti Recovery

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Sept. 21, 2010: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday signed two memorandums of understanding on the earthquake recovery in Haiti with Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner. One memorandum is designed to establish an industrial park and a garment manufacturing operation in Haiti with the potential to create more ...

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Belize To Mark 29th Independence Anniversary Today

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Sept. 21, 2010: The U.S. is lauding Belize on its 29 years of independence today, September 21st. U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, lauded the country for its `commitment to democracy, security, and prosperity for all Belizeans` and said the United States and Belize`s collaborative efforts to improve citizen safety through the Central America Regional ...

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Buju Banton Lawyer Proclaims Client`s Innocence To Jury

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Tues. Sept. 21, 2010: Attorney for Jamaican-born reggae star, Mark `Buju Banton` Myrie, yesterday insisted his client is innocent of any participation in a conspiracy to sell cocaine, even though he said things to an informant about drug deals. Attorney David Oscar Markus made the statement to jurors gathered on the opening day of the federal drug ...

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Bermuda Airport To Re-Open Today

CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Tues. Sept. 21, 2010: With Hurricane Igor now only a memory, Bermuda`s L.F. Wade International Airport is set to re-open today. Bermuda tourism officials on Monday said the storm that passed over the island Sunday brought heavy rain and high winds but the overall damage to the island`s tourism product is considered to be minimal. The airport, ...

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CARICOM, Cuba Call For Quicker Aid Disbursement To Haiti

CaribWorldNews, TURKEYEN, Guyana, Tues. Sept. 21, 2010: Ministers at the Third Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-Cuba Ministerial Meeting have decried the slow pace of disbursement of funds pledged to Haiti by the international community following the earthquake of January 12th.  The meeting which brought together the Foreign Ministers of the two sides ended in Havana, Cuba on Friday 17 September with the ...

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World Environmental Expert To Address Caribbean Media Exchange

CaribWorldNews, SCOTCH PLAINS, New Jersey, Tues. Sept. 21, 2010: One of the world`s foremost experts on environmental conservation and development will be the convener of the Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) on Sustainable Tourism in Kingston, Jamaica next week. An accomplished diplomat, thinker and international civil servant, Jamaica`s Dr. Noel Brown, former director of the United Nations Environment Programme (North American ...

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Caribbean Leaders For U.N. General Assembly

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Mon. Sept. 20, 2010: Caribbean leaders are among those set for the annual gathering of global heads of state at the United Nations beginning today. The Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana and St. Lucia are among nations for the opening high level plenary meeting of the General Assembly today, September 20th. Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas and ...

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Guyanese Woman Found Fatally Stabbed In Jersey City

CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Sat. Sept. 18. 2010: New Jersey police are on the lookout for the killer of a Guyanese migrant and mother of two, who was found stabbed to death in home by daughter returning from school Thursday. Shrimatie Parasram, 45, of Prospect Street at Oakland Avenue in Jersey City Heights, NJ, was found face down between the kitchen ...

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Guyanese Visitor Killed By Drunk Driver

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Sept. 20, 2010: The family of Enrico Graves are still trying to come to grips with his death hours after his arrival in New York Saturday. Graves had arrived from Guyana to visit relatives in Brooklyn when he was struck and killed by a drunk driver at Linden Boulevard near Church Avenue. Graves had been out ...

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Barbados Poll Shows Favor For Minister of Social Care As New PM

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Sept. 20, 2010: A poll by a top Barbados newspaper has found that Bajans prefer Minister of Social Care Chris Sinckler than Attorney General Freundel Stuart to replace a gravely ill Prime Minister David Thompson as the country`s leader. The poll found that 35 percent of 1,000 respondents in all 30 constituencies, choose him as the ...

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