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What If International Institutions Fail?

Commentary By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: In Europe and North America, governments and regulatory authorities are still debating how best to manage the behaviour of  financial institutions that have become so large, that should they fail, their operations would pose a systemic risk to the nations in which they are located. This relatively new phenomenon, ...

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Grenada Vows To Open U.W.I. Campus

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: Grenada Prime Minister, Tillman Thomas, says his government is moving `expeditiously` with plans to develop a U.W.I. Open Campus Facility on the Spice Isle. In an address to the nation last night, PM Thomas said the plan for the UWI facility is not only to have it offer degree programs but also ...

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UK Pays Tribute To Slain Jamaica-Based Consul

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 11, 2009: UK Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, on Thursday paid tribute to the country`s honorary consul, found murdered in Montego Bay, Jamaica on September 9th. `I, and all his colleagues, were deeply saddened to hear of the death of John Terry, the British Honorary Consul in Montego Bay in Jamaica,` said Milliband yesterday,   `John Terry ...

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Nova Scotia Business Inc. – LED Roadway Lighting Has Bright Future

AMHERST, Nova Scotia, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — A home-grown Nova Scotia company continues to shine brightly with its LED-based street lighting fixtures. The province, through NSBI, is supporting LED Roadway Lighting`s continued growth with a $6 million CAD equity investment. `LED Roadway Lighting has grown a solid business in Nova Scotia and now has an opportunity to become a world-leading ...

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Republican Congressman Apologizes For `You Lie` Outburst

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A Southern Republican congressman, who last night seemed to forget his southern manners in an uncivil outburst during President Obama`s well-received speech on health care, has apologized. But the stunning outburst seemed to be the new item that has upstaged a carefully crafted and delivered speech detailing the President`s plan on health care ...

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Suriname, Haiti Are Worst Caribbean Nations To Do Business In

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: Trying to do business in Haiti or Suriname? Well you may want to think again after reading the latest `Doing Business 2010` report. The annual report analyzing  the ease of doing business in 183 economies around the globe, shows that in the Caribbean, the South American nation of Suriname and the poverty-stricken ...

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Jamaica`s Jazz Great Monty Alexander Returns To Lincoln Center

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: Catch the `Harlem-Kingston Express` as Jamaica’s internationally acclaimed Jazz piano great, Monty Alexander, C.D. (Commander of Distinction-Jamaica), returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room for four shows, October 2 and 3 at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.  Alexander has been broughts back to Jazz at Lincoln Center by popular demand after ...

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Three Dead In St. Lucia Fire

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Weds. Sept. 9, 2009: Three people are reportedly dead after an early morning fire at the St Jude’s Hospital in St Lucia. Star reports indicate that the fire broke out 12:30 and 1 a.m. at the hospital and soon engulfed  the entire Surgical Ward of the Hospital ablaze. Two men died at the ospital while another ...

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Western Union To Expand In Cuba

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: Remittance giant, Western Union, says it will soon expand its money transfer networks in Cuba. The company`s statement comes on the heels of the new guidelines, issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control on September 3rd that removed limits on how much money can be sent to ...

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Wanted Haitian Gang Leader Nabbed

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2009: A powerful gang leader in Haiti wanted by U.S. and French authorities on kidnapping and homicide charges has been nabbed. After a year on the lam, Amaral Duclona was this week captured in the Dominican Republic, authorities there announced Wednesday. DR drug control agency spokesman, Roberto Lebron, said Duclona has been living in ...

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