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Accused Ponzi Schemer Stanford No Longer Sir Allen

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Mon. April 5, 2010: Call him `Sir Allen` no longer. The knighthood bestowed upon accused Ponzi schemer and one time famous resident billionaire and citizen of Antigua and Barbuda has been officially revoked. The island`s Governor General, Dame Louise Lake-Tack, officially signed the order revoking the knighthood late last week. This means that notice of the revocation ...

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Chinese To Develop Baha Mar Resort In The Bahamas

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 5, 2010: The Chinese are stepping in to finance and build a $2.5 billion resort in the islands of the Bahamas. The China State Construction and Engineering Corp. says it will develop the Baha Mar Resort in Nassau, to include 3,000 rooms, a 100,000 square foot casino and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, ...

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Jamaica PM Says He Wants Court To Rule On Accused Shower Posse Leader

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. April 2, 2010: Jamaica`s Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said he will ask the country`s court to rule on a U.S. request for the extradition of an alleged leader of the island`s notorious Shower Posse gang. Golding told a call-in radio program on Wednesday night that he has asked Justice Minister Dorothy Lightbourne to send the ...

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Only 50 Percent Of All Census Forms Mailed Back

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 1, 2010: The U.S. Census is urging Caribbean and other U.S. residents to mail back their census forms urgently. The Bureau yesterday said only half of the nations` 134 million households has participated so far in the Census. Director Robert Groves yesterday urged communities nationwide to take 10 minutes today, Thursday, April 1, Census Day, ...

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New Top UN Representative To Haiti Named

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. April 1, 2010: Edmond Mulet has been named as the new special representative of the United Nations in Haiti and head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mulet was yesterday named to the post by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He replaces Hédi Annabi, who died in the earthquake that ...

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Donor Pledge For Haiti Comes In Under Forecasted Price Tag

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. April 1, 2010: For weeks prior to the build up to Wednesday`s donor conference for Haiti, the price tag for the rebuilding effort has wavered between US$11.5 to $14 billion. Yesterday, the pledge from the dozens gathered at U.N. headquarters in New York came in slightly under. International donors gathered at the day-long donor conference ...

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Accused Ponzi Schemer Stanford Wants Another Set Of Attorneys

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Weds. Mar. 31, 2010: Accused Ponzi schemer, Texas-born, Antigua-based financier R. Allen Stanford, is asking for new attorneys again, his fourth set in less than a year. In a motion filed Tuesday in federal court, Stanford said he now wants to be represented by Houston-based attorneys Michael Essmyer and Bob Bennett. U.S. District Judge David Hittner ordered ...

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Caribbean Reps, Canada Haiti-Born GG For Donors` Conference

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 31, 2010: Two representatives from the Caribbean Community along with the Haitian-born Governor General of Canada are among the top dignitaries set for the International Donors` Conference for Haiti today. The conference, being presented under the theme `Towards a New Future for Haiti,` is aimed  at raising billions to help the earthquake devastated country ...

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Haitian Migrants Who Fled To Jamaica Repatriated

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Mar. 31, 2010: The 62 Haitian migrants who arrived in Jamaica last week have been sent packing. Police Inspector Steve Brown said Tuesday that the migrants, including three men who allegedly escaped from Haiti`s prison following the devastating January 12th earthquake, left for Port-au-Prince aboard a Jamaican Defense Force boat. Jamaican officials said they could not ...

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Jamaica Names New U.S. Ambassador

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Mar. 30, 2010: Jamaica`s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Dr. Kenneth Baugh, has named a new ambassador to the U.S., confirming months of rumor and speculation. Businesswoman, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Paymaster (Jamaica Limited), Audrey Marks, was yesterday officially named to the new post. She will replace Ambassador ...

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