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Jamaica To Let Haitian Quake Victims Stay

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: Jamaica is set to ensure over five dozen Haitians who arrived on the island early Tuesday morning from the earthquake-stricken island. Jamaica`s Minister With Responsibility For Information, Daryl Vaz, said provisions are in place for the 62-Hatians who arrived to be duly processed by the various government agencies. He said the government had ...

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Several Latin American Firms Sanctioned For Corruption

CaribWorldNews, CANCÚN, México, Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: Sixteen Latin American firms have been sanctioned for alleged fraud and corruption by the Inter-American Development Bank. The Bank this week applied 52 sanctions – 36 to individuals and 16 to firms – as a result of 152 investigations of alleged fraud and corruption cases carried out during 2009, according to a report ...

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Rihanna For Nickelodeon Kids` Choice Awards

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Mar, 24, 2010: Bajan Grammy-winning star Rihanna is among the top acts set for this year`s Nickelodeon Kids` Choice Awards. The singer, whose `Rude Boy` this week hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, is set to perform for the throngs of screaming fans at the awards this Saturday from UCLA`s Pauley Pavilion ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman Lauds Health Care Reform Law

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, yesterday lauded the historic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that passed the House Sunday night and was signed into law by President Obama Tuesday. `I was both overjoyed and honored to witness history as the President signed comprehensive health care reform legislation into law. Americans have ...

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Bajan Gets 10 Years For Killing Canadian

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: A 25-year-old Barbados national will spend the next 10 years of his life in jail for the 2009 killing of a Canadian national. Curtis Joel Foster was this week jailed for the Feb. 28, 2009, slaying of Ottawa resident Terry Schwarzfeld. Foster reportedly accosted Ms. Schwarzfeld and her daughter-in-law, Luana Cotsman, while the ...

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Guyanese Author Co-Pens The Real Alice In Wonderland

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 23, 2010: A Guyanese-born author has co-written a new book titled `The Real Alice In Wonderland.` The book, tells the story of the character featured in the current movie currently being shown in theaters and has been just released by AuthorHouse and is written C.M. and and Gabriella Rubin. `The Real Alice in Wonderland ...

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Former Presidents Bush, Clinton Visit Haiti

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. Mar. 23, 2010: Former U.S. Presidents, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush toured the devastated capital of Haiti Monday while reminding the world that the quake affected nation still needs help. The two promised to work to make the most of the huge global outpouring of support for earthquake-devastated Haiti as they toured the capital of ...

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Antigua Says Stanford Victims Coalition Claims `Unfounded`

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Mar. 23, 2010: The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has slammed as `unfounded,` claims that the Stanford Victims Coalition that the country was a partner in and beneficiary of the alleged criminal behavior of former one time resident and knight, R. Allen Stanford. In a recent statement, the government denied that the Baldwin Spencer Administration ...

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Shower Posse Founder Dies In Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Mar. 23, 2010: The 53-year-old founder of the infamous Jamaican Shower Posse has passed away at a hospital in his homeland, Jamaica media reports indicate. Media reports from the island say Vivian Blake, who was returned to his native land more than a year ago after serving time in a U.S. jail, died at the University ...

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Haitian Diaspora Plan Post-Earthquake Reconstruction

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Mar. 23, 2010: Some five hundred representatives and associations of the Haitian Diaspora in the United States, Canada, France, Dominican Republic and the rest of the Caribbean continued a three-day meeting Monday ahead of the March 31st donor conference for Haiti. The meeting was convened by the Organization of American States with the goal of contributing ...

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