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Guyana TV Owner Arraigned On Child Rape

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. April 21, 2010: A television owner in the South American nation of Guyana has been arraigned on carnal knowledge of an underage girl. Chandra Narine Sharma, leader of the Justice For All Party and of CNS Channel 6 TV, was yesterday arraigned of the charge of the child.  Sharma allegedly raped the child at age seven. ...

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Jamaican Musician Waives Extradition

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. April 21, 2010: Jamaican musician, Mark Antonio Clarke, yesterday waived his legal rights to a formal extradition hearing and surrendered himself to the authorities. Clarke a 34-year-old musician of Parks Road, St. Andrew, is wanted on drug charges in the U.S. Clarke is wanted in the United States for narcotics offences. According to information received, Clarke ...

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HBO Premieres Treme in the Caribbean

MIAMI, April 20 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America announced the premiere of the new series Treme in the Caribbean on April 25th. The story chronologically follows the political and economic effects that arose after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans in 2005.  `This new series illustrates how the residents of New Orleans lived after it was struck by ...

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Kidnapping For Ransom Crime Explored By Haitian Author

CaribWorldNews, QUEEN, NY, Weds. April 21, 2010: Haitian-born author Richard Jeanty is focusing on the hardship and socio-economic issues that plague his home country of Haiti in his latest book. Jeanty focuses on kidnapping in Haiti in his 12th book, HoodFellas II: American Gangster, on his own RJ Publications. The book tells the story of Deon Campbell`s first trip to ...

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Will Stanford Or Lloyd`s Foot His Legal Bill?

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. April 21, 2010: A September hearing will have to decide whether the legal defense fees for accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford will be paid by him or a British insurer. U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas on Tuesday scheduled a September hearing to determine whether Stanford and the three executives accused along with him of bilking ...

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Singing Cuban Scientist Wins Major Prize

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. April 20, 2010: A singing Cuban scientist has become the first from his country to win a U.S.-based Goldman Environmental Prize. The prize is the world`s biggest award for grassroots environmentalism and has been awarded to Humberto Rios, 46, who has insisted that the key to Cuba`s agricultural future lies in its agrarian past. Rios ...

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Europe And Caribbean Rum

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. April 20, 2010: Over the last decade or so, starting with rum in 1997, the Caribbean has seen its special trade arrangements with Europe eroded as the EU has sought something close to trade reciprocity with the ACP for either mercantile, philosophical or legal reasons. The consequence has been that Europe has offered ...

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Trinidadian Is City Tech`s 2010 Salutatorian

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. April 20, 2010: Trinidad-born Katisha Marcano is City Tech`s new salutatorian. Second to the valedictorian of the class of 2010, Marcano achieved a grade point average of 3.952 out of a possible 4.0. With her mother and sister proudly looking on, she will be acknowledged for this achievement by City Tech President Russell K. Hotzler at ...

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Grenadian Is Brooklyn College`s 2010 Valedictorian

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. April 20, 2010: A Grenadian national is the 2010 valedictorian of New York City College of Technology`s, City Tech. Lerone Bleasdille, 24, an East Flatbush resident, will graduate with a bachelor of technology degree in computer systems and deliver the valedictory address at City Tech`s June 2nd commencement in The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Bleasdille ...

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U.S. to Wrap Up Haiti Mission In June

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, Tues. April 20, 2010: The United States will pull back its military personnel in Haiti as of June. That`s the word from U.S. military official. Lieutenant General Ken Keen, who stepped down as head of Joint Task Force Haiti on Sunday, said at a press briefing at the Pentagon Monday that  the U.S.` Joint Task Force in Haiti ...

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