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Jamaica PM Blames Opposition For Failing To Extend State Of Emergency

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. July 22, 2010: Jamaica`s Prime Minister Bruce Golding last night slammed the country`s opposition for failing to join with his ruling party to further extend the state of emergency in Kingston. Golding, in an address to the nation last night, 24 hours before the current state of emergency in the corporate area of Kingston runs out, ...

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Accused Guyana Terrorist Linked To Iran – Prosecutors

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. July 22, 2010: The Guyana-born former Member of Parliament accused in a terror plot to blow up the John F. Kennedy International Airport has been also accused of spying for Iran. The trial in a Brooklyn Courthouse took the unexpected twist Wednesday as federal prosecutors accused that accused co-defendant, Abdul Kadir, spent decades secretly working as ...

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The Mighty Sparrow Very Much Alive Despite Rumors

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 22, 2010: Veteran calypsonian, the Mighty Sparrow, is very much alive, despite false rumors of his death on Wednesday. Rumors that the popular Grenada-born, Trinidad-raised and U.S.-based singer was dead spread like wild fire in the United States Wednesday as Trinidadians began calling each other asking: `If it`s true? Yuh here anything boy, ah ...

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CONCACAF 2011 Gold Cup Final For California Rose Bowl

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 22, 2010: CONCACAF`s 2011 Gold Cup final is set to be hosted at the Southern California Rose Bowl next June 25th. That`s the word from the confederation, which made the announcement on Wednesday. The Rose Bowl, located in Pasadena, California, last held the Gold Cup in 2002. The stadium also hosted the 1994 FIFA ...

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New York Radio Station Is Lone Caribbean Sponsor At Minority Media & Telecom Council Conference

CaribPR Wire, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. July 21, 2010: A New York radio station that has taken a leap into the future by transmitting on high definition frequency was this week the lone Caribbean media sponsor at the prestigious annual Minority Media & Telecom Council Conference. One Caribbean Radio, founded by Guyanese-national Edmon Braithwaite two years ago in Brooklyn, NY, was ...

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Former Guyana MP Claims Innocence In Terror Plot

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 21, 2010: Guyana`s former Member of Parliament, Abdul Kadir, on Tuesday insisted he was innocent of an alleged terror plot aimed at blowing up New York`s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Kadir took the stand in his own defense in a Brooklyn Court yesterday and testified that he was not involved in the 2007 ...

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U.S. Weighs In On New Suriname President

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. July 21, 2010: The U.S. weighed in for the first time on Tuesday on the election of former dictator and accused murderer, Desi Bouterse, of Suriname. Philip J. Crowley, a State Department spokesman, insisted that the United States `supports democratic elections and processes` and `respect the results of free and fair elections.` But Crowley said while ...

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U.S. Official For Tri-Caribbean Nation Tour

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. July 21, 2010: A top U.S. State Department official is set to kick off a tri-Caribbean nation tour this Sunday. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo A. Valenzuela is slated to travel to The Bahamas, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago on July 25th for a five day through July 30th. He will meet ...

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Caribbean Politicians Need To Identify How to Engage With Britain

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. July 20, 2010: Britain has a new foreign policy.  Its coalition government has begun to enunciate a more pragmatic approach that recognises the ways in which the world has changed, political and economic relationships overlap and new centres of power are emerging. William Hague, the UK`s new Foreign Secretary, and a former leader ...

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Former Dictator Is New Suriname President

CaribWorldNews, PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Tues. July 20, 2010:  A former military dictator has again taken the reins of leadership in the South American nation of Suriname. Desi Bouterse, 64, was on Monday elected as President of the former Dutch colony after defeating Justice and Police Minister Chandrikapersad Santokhi during a parliamentary vote. His election comes even though he is now before ...

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