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Guyana Opposition Head Retains Post

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: Robert Corbin has been returned as the head of Guyana`s main opposition party, the People`s National Congress. Corbin beat out attorney Winston Murray with 614 votes to 223 votes to be returned as head of the PNC. He told BBC Caribbean that his immediate focus is re-uniting the PNCR. However, several delegates who ...

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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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Jackson`s Caribbean Doc. Administered `Lethal Levels` Of Propofol – Affidavit

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: Dr. Conrad Murray, the Caribbean-born doctor of the late King of Pop, Michael Joseph Jackson, administered `lethal levels` of popofol to the singer on the day he died, an unsealed search warrant released Monday says. According to the warrant, Jackson received a cocktail of painkillers and sedatives including the powerful anesthetic propofol, ...

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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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