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Bermuda Warned To Watch Out For Bill

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: Hurricane Bill could impact Bermuda this week. Hurricane Bill is being forecast to become a major storm in the next couple of days and is expected to be near Bermuda by the end of the week. Bill last night strengthened to a category two hurricane. At 11 p.m. EST, the center of Hurricane ...

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Is Turks & Caicos A Colony Now?

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: `Our country is being invaded and recolonized by the United Kingdom.` That`s how Premier Galmo Williams summed it up after Britain on Friday imposed direct rule on the Caribbean islands of the Turks and Caicos. The British government suspended the island government and legislature and put London-appointed Governor, Gordon Wetherell, in charge Friday. ...

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Cayman, BVI Make Tax White List

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: British-dependent territories, The BVI and The Cayman Islands, have made the tax `white list.` The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) added the two islands to its `white list` of jurisdictions after they signed the twelfth Tax Information Exchange Agreement with New Zealand, on August 13. Cayman Leader of Government Business/Premier ...

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Swiss Court Rejects Baby Doc`s Family`s Appeal

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009:A request by the family of Jean-Claude `Baby Doc` Duvalier, to reclaim the money it had stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, has been shot down by a court in Switzerland. The court rejected the appeal by the family to gain access to the accounts, totaling $6 million. The rejection opens the way for ...

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Tropical Storm Ana Eyes Eastern Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: The Eastern Caribbean is on watch for Tropical Storm Ana. Ana is expected to produce rainfall amounts of two to four inches over the Leeward Islands, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Isolated maximum amounts of 6 inches are expected over mountainous terrain. The US National Hurricane Center said ...

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Usain Shatters Own Record One Year To The Date

CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: One year to the day that he stunned the world at the Beijing Olympics, Jamaica`s sprint phenomenon has done it again to keep a strong hold on the title of world`s fastest man. Usain `Lightning` Bolt shattered his own 100-m World record of 9.69 yesterday in Berlin to set a new record of ...

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Manulife Acquires Michael Lee Chin`s AIC Limited

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. Aug. 13, 2009: Manulife Financial yesterday announced it has acquired AIC`s Canadian retail investment fund business, the company stated by Jamaican Michael Lee Chin. Under the agreement, Manulife Mutual Funds would manage all AIC funds in Canada and AIC would continue to act as a fund sub-advisor for Manulife Mutual Funds. `This is a great fit ...

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Remittance To Caribbean, Latin To Drop This Year

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 13, 2009: Money transfers to the Caribbean and Latin American region will see a double digit drop this year, the Inter-American Development Bank`s Multilateral Investment Fund said Wednesday. The IDB`s MIF said the regions are expected to receive about $62 billion from its migrants this year, a decline of about 11 percent from last year.                           ...

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Presidential Medal Of Freedom For Famed Bahamian American Actor

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 13, 2009: He`s known for roles such as `To Sir With Love.` Now Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat, Sir Sidney Poitier, can add Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient to his long resume. The 82-year-old actor, known for breaking racial barriers as the first African American to be nominated and win a Best Actor ...

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