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Investigation Continues Into Fatal Crash Of Guyanese Man

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Aug. 4, 2009: Police in Nassau County, New York say they are still investigating a fatal jet ski crash that claimed the life of a Guyanese man and his young son, Saturday. Police say they are investigating the dock as well as the possibility of speeding on the part of Guyana-born, Jamaica, Queens resident, Roopnarine ...

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Sir Allen Replaces Attorney

CaribWorldNews, DALLAS, TX., Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Sir R. Allen Stanford, the flamboyant Texas financier accused of a $7 billion Ponzi fraud, has replaced his criminal attorney. Despite claiming he has no money for legal fees since his assets are frozen, Stanford replaced Dick DeGuerin, with attorneys from the Patton Boggs law firm, a statement from the law firm said. ...

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Self-Confessed Guyana Drug Dealer For Fall Sentencing

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Shaheed `Roger` Khan, the Guyanese-born self-confessed drug dealer, is set to be sentenced for his crimes later this fall. Khan, according to court records accessed by CaribWorldNews, is scheduled for sentencing on November 6, 2009 at 11 a.m. This comes on the heels of the July 30th pre-sentence report received by the ...

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Seven Convicted In Trinidad-Born Army Vet`s Death

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Seven Trinidad nationals have been convicted in the 2005 kidnapping of a Trini-born, U.S. Army veteran. The seven – Wayne Pierre, Kevin Nixon, Christopher Sealey, Anderson Straker, Ricardo De Four, Zion Clarke, and Kevon Demerieux – were convicted on Friday in U.S. District Court in Washington after a 10-week jury trial. They had ...

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Jamaican Athletes Hearing For Today

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: The highly awaited hearings into the positive drug findings of five Jamaican athletes is now set for today. The hearing was postponed to today, from Saturday. The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission`s nine-member disciplinary committee will hear from the athletes who allegedly tested for the banned substance. They will then forward the findings to the ...

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Another Jamaican Cop Shot Dead

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: A 56-year-old Jamaican cop was yesterday shot dead in rural Westmoreland, Jamaica. Police officials say Anthony Simpson was shot multiple times Sunday by three gunmen in Little London district of Westmoreland. He was off duty at the time of the killing. His adult son was also shot but hospitalized and was last night ...

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Trini Native Among Immigrant Detainees With Grouses

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: A 44-year-old Trinidad-born, mother of four, still remembers the torrid times she spent in several Florida detention facilities.Marlene Jaggernauth, 44, is among the detainees whose rights immigrant advocates say the U.S. federal government is violating. Jaggernauth was deemed deportable in 2003 and was picked up and torn away from her four children ...

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No `Next Food Network Star` Title For Jamaican American

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: The title of `The Next Food Network Star` was last night won by Melissa d`Arabian. Jamika Pessoa, born to Jamaican parents, lost her chance to win the title when she was booted off the show. Pessoa, who described herself as a `true island girl,` made the top four before being given the ...

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Honduras Coup Reveals Fragility Of Latin American Democracy

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. July 31, 2009: The fragility of democracy in Latin America was revealed late last month when the democratically elected president of Honduras, José Manuel Zelaya, was ousted by the army and exiled to neighboring Costa Rica. Significantly, this coup was backed by a large section of the members of the Congress, including many ...

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Summer`s Biggest Reggae Event Premieres In The United States

CaribPR Wire, MIAMI, FL, Fri. July 31, 2009: The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in association with Jan Ryan, Robert Fox and Michael White are proud to present, for the first time in the United States, the Theatre Royal Stratford East and UK Arts production of the internationally acclaimed hit musical, `The Harder They Come.` ...

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