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Jamaica PM Insists IMF Discussions No Secret

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Jamaica Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, is insisting there is no secrecy surrounding the discussions between his government and the International Monetary Fund. His comments come as talk shows on the island and the media continue to discuss the impact of another IMF loan to the island, this time to the tune of US$ ...

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Guyana Prez. Says Perpetrators Of Ministry Fire Confessed

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Guyana President, Bharrat Jagdeo, says `the perpetrators` of a fire that razed the Ministry of Health have confessed to the alleged crime. Jagdeo made the disclosure to the media Wednesday, two days after Clayton Westford, 19, an office assistant of 7 West La Penitence and 21-year-old Tedena Bagot, a pork-knocker of 32 Second ...

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St. Kitts PM Accuses Barbados, Trinidad MP`s Of Being Opposition Attackers

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Thurs. July 30, 2009: St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has accused the leader of the opposition in Barbados and the deputy political leader of the opposition of Trinidad and Tobago of being attackers for the opposition. `It is interesting to note that their (the opposition People`s Action Movement) attack is ...

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Coast Guard Gives Up Search For Haitians

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. July 30, 2009: The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday, suspended its search for as many as 67 Haitian migrants missing near the Turks and Caicos islands. The Haitians were forced into shark infested waters after their overloaded boat capsized 2.3 miles southeast of West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, Monday. Turks and Caicos Islands officials contacted ...

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Guyanese Is Mega-Millions Winner

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 30, 2009: A 49-year-old Guyanese man is America`s latest millionaire. Aubrey Boyce, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority from Kew Gardens, Queens is the winner of the $133 million Mega Millions jackpot. He bought his ticket at a Jamaica, Queens store on July 7th, quick pick style. `Shocked and still a little nervous about the whole ...

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CaribPR Wire, PR Newswire Team Up

Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 30, 2009: CaribPR Wire has signed a distribution agreement with PR Newswire, the leading PR wire globally. The deal will make CaribPR Wire the official distribution arm for PR Wire`s clients seeking to reach the Caribbean region and the Caribbean Diaspora with their press announcements. It will also allow CaribPR Wire to ...

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Barbados In Recession?

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Barbados` economy is contracting amid the global meltdown, says the governor of the island`s Central Bank. Bank governor Marion Williams at a news conference this week said that the economy has contracted by 3 percent through the first two quarters of the year amid the global economic slowdown. The island is heavily dependent ...

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Guyanese Makes Another Bid For State Office

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 29, 2009: Guyanese national, Albert Baldeo, is making another bid for elected state office, this time for the New York State Assembly. The Queens-based attorney on Tuesday announced that he had received word from the New York City Board of Elections certifying him as a Democratic candidate in the primary to replace former Assemblyman ...

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Coast Guard Searches On For Missing Haitians

CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Weds. July 29, 2009: U.S. Coast Guard officials were yesterday still searching the waters near the Turks and Caicos Islands for dozens of missing Haitians. The Haitians were on a small boat that ran aground and capsized in reef-studded waters off the near West Caicos Island near the Turks and Caicos Islands at about 3 ...

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St. Lucia Looks To Its Diaspora

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 29, 2009: St. Lucia is set to meet with its Diaspora in New York next Thursday. The Office of St. Lucia`s Prime Minister is encouraging St. Lucians in the Diaspora to become more involved in the development of their 30 year-old nation. Dr. June Soomer, St. Lucia`s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary with responsibility for ...

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