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Michael Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Charged

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Feb. 9, 2010: The Caribbean-born doctor to late King of Pop, Michael Joseph Jackson, was yesterday charged in a Los Angeles courthouse with  involuntary manslaughter in connection with the singer`s June 2009 death Grenada-born Dr. Conrad Murray appeared at the courthouse to a rush of media while inside, members of the Jackson family were on ...

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Grenadians In NY Mark Independence

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 9, 2010: Grenadians in New York were among those in the U.S. marking the spice isle`s 36th anniversary of independence from Britain on Saturday. The Grenada Independence Anniversary Committee of New York staged the commemoration on Saturday, Jan. 7th in Brooklyn, NY. Grenada Finance Minister, Nazim Burke, represented the government at the Independence Gala ...

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Jonathan Vilma`s Team March To Super Bowl History

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Feb. 7, 2010: At least one Haitian American NFL star was celebrating after last evening`s Super Bowl. `Who Dat` you say? The New Orleans Saints` Jonathan Vilma of course. The Saints, once dismissed as the `Aints,` marched into history with a 31-17 win in the 44th Super Bowl in Miami, Florida. It was a first for ...

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New St. Kitts-Nevis Cabinet Sworn In

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mon. Feb. 7, 2010: A new nine-member St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Cabinet of Prime Minister Dr. Denzil L. Douglas was sworn in on Sunday afternoon. Prime Minister Douglas and his new ministers took the oaths of allegiance, office and secrecy administered by his Lordship Frances Bell during what CMC in Barbados described as a lavish ceremony ...

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Rex Nettleford: Caribbean Nationalist

CaribWorldNews, PHONEIX, Arizona, Mon. Feb. 7, 2010: Whenever I heard Rex Nettleford speak or read his writings, I was reassured that I was part of something special. He appealed to three of my defining identities – Black, Caribbean-Guyanese and sufferer. One of my most cherished moments was when I interviewed him in June 2000 in Washington DC for CaribNation TV. ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor For Friday Arraignment?

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2010: Dr. Conrad Murray, the Caribbean-born doctor to late icon, Michael Jackson, is reportedly set to be arraigned tomorrow in a Los Angeles court. Reports are that the Grenada-born Murray will face a charge, rumored to be involuntary manslaughter for Jackson`s June death. Spokespersons for the L.A. county district attorney declined to  confirm or ...

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Condolences Pour In For Professor Nettleford

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2010: Condolences have begun pouring in for Professor Rex. Nettleford, former vice chancellor of the University of the West Indies, who passed away following a heart attack on Feb. 2nd. John Lynch, chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board said the tourism community joins the Caribbean in mourning the loss of such an `extraordinary ...

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Who Pays To Promote The Caribbean?

 By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Feb. 3, 2010: Who pays to promote the Caribbean as a destination that tourists should visit? Is it governments through general taxation, or is it the hoteliers and those in the private sector who benefit from the industry`s success? Alternatively, should it be the visitors that pay, through increases in already high tourism ...

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Professor Rex Nettleford Is Dead

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Feb. 3, 2010: Vice Chancellor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, Professor Ralston Milton `Rex` Nettleford, is dead. Sources tell CWNN Nettleford died at 8 o`clock last night in the George Washington Hospital. He was 76, just a day short of his 77th birthday. Nettleford suffered a heart attack last Wednesday while on a ...

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Usain Bolt To Return To NY Grand Prix

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 3, 2010: The world`s fastest man will return to the ground he first broke the 100-meters record this June, organizers of the annual Grand Prix announced Tuesday. The Jamaican-born sprint sensation, Usain `Lighting` Bolt, is set to compete in the 100 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City on June 12th, organizers ...

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