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Trinidad National Helps Welcome Queen To UN

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Weds. July 7, 2010: Trinidad-and-Tobago-born chief of protocol at the United Nations, Desmond Parker, was among those on hand to welcome Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, II, in her historic visit to the body Tuesday. Parker welcomed the Queen during her address to the body as her Majesty stopped over for a five-hour visit to New York ...

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Global Crisis Still A Concern For CARICOM Leaders

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. July 7, 2010: The global financial crises and its adverse impact on Caribbean economies was still the sticking point on the lips of CARICOM heads of government gathered at the 31st conference of the 15-member Caribbean Community Montego Bay, Jamaica. Very much concerned about the searing criticisms leveled at the Community and its flag ship program ...

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Trinidad PM Uses First CARICOM Conf. To Urge Reassessment Of Goals

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. July 6, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago`s first female prime minister and currently the only woman head in the CARICOM body, over the weekend used her inaugural address to the 31st heads of government summit in Jamaica to call for a reassessment of the objectives of the body. PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar asked her counterparts to question the ...

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Is Caribbean Tourism Really On The Up Swing?

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. July 6, 2010: Tourism employs directly and indirectly one in every nine persons in the Caribbean and is the largest employer after the public sector. Treated well it has an extraordinary contribution to make to regional growth; treated badly it has the capacity to damage economies and reduce government revenues. These are the simple messages that ...

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Florida Man Jailed For Trying To Defraud Haitians

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. July 6, 2010: A Florida man will spend the neXt 163 months` in jail for trying to defraud Haitian-American investors in South Florida. Michael J. Muzio was sentenced last week, some four months after being found guilty of trying to manipulate the stock price of a publicly traded company through materially false and misleading public statements ...

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Guyanese Cop Shoots Another, Self

CaribWorldNews, SPRINGLANDS, Guyana, Tues. July 6, 2010: A senior police commander in Guyana fatally shot a junior officer and then turned the gun on himself in a precinct in the Berbice region of Guyana. Guyanese police officials yesterday said Assistant Superintendent Ivelaw Murray, 33, used his .38 service weapon to shoot and kill Constable Kelvin Shepherd, 22, called `Black Hat,` ...

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Air Jamaica Gets New GM

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues., July 6, 2010: A new general manager of Air Jamaica has been named even as the carrier and Caribbean Airlines continue their integration process. Air Jamaica`s Vice President, Finance and Information Technology, Howard Hall, has assumed the new position of GM, a release from the airline has disclosed. Hall`s contract took effect on July 1st, after ...

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Guyanese Fund Bursaries To Help Black Students

By John Mair in London CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. July 6, 2010: Normally it is full of the white aristocratic crème de la creme of British Society. But, on Friday, July 2nd virtually every face in the House of Lords Dining Room was black. The British black elite were out in force to join two of their more prominent-the Baronesses ...

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LIME/CANA Netballers Go To Court On Saturday To Celebrate Independence

CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY.  July 2, 2010:  The 13th season of the LIME/Caribbean American Netball Association, (CANA), will continue at the Lincoln Terrace Park courts (East New York/Buffalo Avenues), Brooklyn on Saturday, July 3, 2010. Five matches in three divisions are on the schedule with tip-off time set for 4 p.m. There will be no games on Sunday, in observance ...

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Another CARICOM Summit But Is Integration Stagnating?

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. July 2, 2010: As the region prepares for the thirty first meeting of heads of Government, it is clear that despite sporadic rhetoric to the contrary, pan-Caribbean integration is stagnating and that weak or no economic growth threatens what little unity is left. In its place the abiding trend is towards sub-regional integration between nearer neighbours ...

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