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New Mexico Governor In Cuba

CaribWorldNews, SANTA FE, Mexico, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: New Mexico Governor, Bill Richardson, is in Cuba today after leading a trade mission there Monday. A statement from Richardson`s office said the mission is designed to capitalize on potential agricultural and cultural partnerships between Cuba and New Mexico.  The delegation will market New Mexico agricultural products and plant the seeds for ...

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Stanford Must Stay Jailed

CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: A New Orleans appeals court on Monday ruled that Sir R. Allen Stanford must stay jailed until his trial. The U.S. Court of Appeals` three-judge panel denied a petition by the Texas financier to be released on bail in the $7 billion Ponzi scheme case against him. But the court agreed with ...

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UN Helping Haiti Prepare For Hurricanes

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: United Nations aid agencies and the world body`s peacekeeping mission in Haiti are readying for the hurricane season. The UN says they have pre-positioned stockpiles of food and other emergency supplies and stand ready to support local authorities deal with the upcoming annual hurricane season, a year after four successive storms battered ...

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Two Plead Guilty To Importing Cocaine From The Bahamas

CaribWorldNews, WEST PLAM BEACH, FL, Mon. Aug. 24, 2009: Two men face a minimum sentence of 10 years to life in prison and a fine of $4 million for conspiring to import cocaine into the United States from the Bahamas. Mark Pinder and Parson Exana have both pleaded guilty to the crime. On May 25, 2009, ICE special agents conducted ...

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Guyana Service Members Nabbed In Robbery, Murder

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Aug. 24, 2009: Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo has dubbed as `deplorable,` the arrest of three Coast Guard officers and two policemen in connection to a robbery and murder. Police allege the service members were arrested in connection with the abduction, murder and robbery of a young Bartica gold dealer. Dweive Ramdass` body was found Friday in ...

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Bermuda Spared Wrath Of Hurricane Bill

CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mon. Aug. 24, 2009: Bermuda has been spared the wrath of Hurricane Bill, the first major hurricane of the 2009 season. Bermuda Premier, Dr. Ewart Brown,  last night said the British-dependent territory was spared from a horrendous direct hit after Hurricane Bill turned west, instead of east. `We are fortunate and thankful,` said Brown, adding that the ...

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Spanish Caribbean Nationals Make Miss Universe Top Five

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Mon. Aug. 24, 2009: It was a night for hot Latinas, with three taking the top five spots in the 2009 Miss Universe pageant, two from the Caribbean. Miss Dominican Republic was named the 2009 runner-up while Miss Puerto Rico was fifth. But the crown belonged to Miss Venezuela. For the second consecutive year, the South American ...

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Caribbean Athletes Reportedly Arrested In Berlin Disco Incident

CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Aug. 22, 2009: Five Caribbean athletes in Berlin for the world championships were arrested after a scuffle at a Berlin disco early Sunday, reports indicate. The athletes names were not released but German police said the five include three men from the Bahamas aged 24, 25 and 28, and two from Cuba aged 21 and 24. The ...

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Jamaican Americans Salute `Birthday Boy` Bolt

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 21, 2009: `The greatest track and field athlete to walk the world!` The description came easily to Jamaican migrant, Clem Hume, yesterday, just moments after his fellow national, Usain St. Leo Bolt, annihilated his own record in the 200-meters men`s finals in Berlin. As Bolt smashed his second record in exactly four days, just ...

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