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Former Belize PM Cleared Of Theft

CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Weds. June 10, 2009: Former Belize Prime Minister, Said Musa, has been cleared of pilfering charges. Musa was accused of stealing US$10 million in 2007 and ordered by Magistrate Earl Jones to face charges. But Chief Justice Dr. Abdulai Conteh on Monday ruled that Magistrate Jones erred in his decision. Conteh said the evidence was insufficient to ...

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What’s Up With Doha And The WTO?

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. June 10, 2009: What has happened to the Doha Round at the World Trade Organisation (WTO); the multilateral trade negotiation that was meant to encourage development through liberalising trade in goods and services? You would be forgiven for believing that the exchanges, begun in 2001 and all but stalled since July 2008, have ...

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Jamaican Suspect In Soldier’s Slaying Nabbed

CaribWorldNews, SPRING LAKE, N.C., Tues. June 9, 2009: A Jamaican drug dealer wanted in the slaying of a soldier at a Spring Lake nightclub in North Carolina has been nabbed. Demar J. Bryan, 22, was caught while trying to flee to Jamaica over the weekend, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Bryan was in the Highland County Detention Center ...

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Man Wanted For Sex Abuse Arrested In The DR

CaribWorldNews, SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Tues. June 9, 2009: A 53-year-old man wanted for sexual abuse charges was arrested in the Dominican Republic after an airing on `America’s Most Wanted.` Joseph Christian Fontana, formerly of Green Acres Avenue in Fort Walton Beach, had been on the lam since 2006 when he disappeared after finding out the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office ...

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Guyana: Miners To `Testify` On Alleged Corruption

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. June 9, 2009: Several miners in Guyana have been brought to the capital to aid officials investigating corruption among military and police officials based in the country`s interior. Army Chief of Staff Gary Best on Monday said the miners were ferried in to help in the investigation of the allegation of corruption among law enforcers who ...

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Swine Flu Spreading Across Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 9, 2009: After weeks swine flu clean, Caribbean nations have seen a spreading of the deadly influenza A(H1N1) infection. The Dominican Republic leads the region with 44 reported cases and one death. It is followed by Jamaica with seven. The Cayman Islands on Monday reported two cases as did Bermuda, Barbados and Trinidad and ...

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Former Employee At U.S. Embassy In Haiti Jailed

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 5, 209: A former employee at the U.S. Embassy in Haiti will spend the next 18 months in jail for stealing more than $800,000 from the U.S. Department of State. Jean G. Saint-Joy, 44, aka Gary Saint-Joy, admitted that beginning in approximately 2003 and continuing until early 2008, he engaged in a scheme to embezzle ...

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Thousands Gather To Say Goodbye To Popular Haitian Priest

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. June 8, 2009: Mourners wearing buttons and T-shirts with the words `The Struggle Continues` filled a Miami church to overflow Saturday to bid adieu to popular Haitian priest and activist,  Father Gerard Jean-Juste. Father Jean-Juste, aka Gerry, to many, was remembered at funeral services Saturday at the Notre Dame D`Haiti Catholic Church in South Florida a ...

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Caribbean Swine Flu Rate Now Close To 50

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 8, 2009: Swine flu rate in the Caribbean is growing with the region recording its first death on Friday and the current rate now put at  49. Dominican Republic health officials reported a pregnant 17-year-old from Santo Domingo as the first victim of  AH1N1 flu virus. The death comes as the World Health Organization ...

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Cecily Tyson`s Father Among Famous West Indians Of Ellis Island

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 5, 2009: The father of actress Cecily Tyson is listed among the famous migrants who arrived on Ellis Island in the 1900s. CaribWorldNews research shows William Tyson arrived from Nevis in the then British West Indies on August 4, 1919. He was a mere 21-year-old and arrived aboard the ship Korona. Tyson was among ...

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