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Caribbean Tourism Officials Remain Concerned About Britain`s Air Duty

 CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. June 23, 2010:  As the countdown begins to the November increase in Britain`s Air Passenger Duty, the Caribbean Tourism Organization is voicing concern over a delayed a decision over the future of  the tax. The CTO`s comments come as George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer,  said during his emergency budget speech that the British Coalition ...

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Guyanese In Insurance For Murder Scheme To Be Freed

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 23, 2010: One of the Guyanese men in the shocking insurance for murder scheme is set to go free this summer. Camuldeen Allie, 35, has turned state`s witness in a deal cut with prosecutors. Now he is set to walk out of prison a free man in August after having served only a fraction ...

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Accused Jamaican Drug Lord Now Faces Legal Proceedings

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 23, 2010: Jamaica`s accused drug lord, Christopher `Dudus` Coke, could face legal proceedings within the next 48 hours. That`s according to Jamaica Commissioner of Police, Owen Ellington. His comments came just moments after the arrest of the Kingston strongman at Ferry on Mandela Highway, in St. Catherine nearly a month after the police launched a ...

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Trinidad`s Acting Top Cop Gets An Extension

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Weds. June 23, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago will continue to be served by its  acting Police Commissioner – at least for the next three months. Acting Commissioner James Philbert will continue to serve in the post, according to the Police Service Commission, until parliament chooses a new commissioner. Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar has said the Commission ...

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Cubans Sentenced For Taking Migrant Hostage

CaribWorldNewsm SARASOTA, FL, Tues. June 22, 2010: Two Cuban nationals have been jailed for hostage taking and transportation of undocumented migrants. Erisbel Artiles, 31, and his mother, Lazara Z. Moreira-Penin, 54,  of Hialeah, Florida were recently sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bucklew. Erisbel will spend the next 121 months in federal prison for hostage taking while his mother ...

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Trinidad National Gets Deportation Review Denied

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 22, 2010: A Trinidad and Tobago national seeking to avoid deportation has had his appeal denied. The United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit recently denied the petition for review of Hansa Persad, who is facing removal from the U.S. Persad was deemed deportable in absentia after he failed to show up at an ...

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Barbados Looks To Strengthen Ties With Panama

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. June 22, 2010: Barbados is looking forward to the strengthening of ties with Panama, and the signing of a Double Taxation Agreement between the two Organisation of American States member countries will give impetus to those relations. Prime Minister David Thompson told this to the visiting Vice President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, who is also ...

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Where Is Jamaica`s Dudus?

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. June 21, 2010: Where in the world is Christopher `Dudus` Coke? That`s the question on many Jamaicans minds, including the country`s cops, who late last week tripled the cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a reputed drug lord at the centre of a bloody manhunt. A Sunday police statement said US$60,000 is being ...

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Haitian-Born Priest Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

CaribWorldNews, BOSTON, MA, Mon. June 21, 2010: Allegations of adult sexual misconduct  has resulted in the revocation of a Haitian-born priest`s right to perform mass by The Catholic Archdiocese of Boston. The Boston archdiocese announced Sunday that the priviledges of Rev. Gabriel Michel, a priest of the Archdiocese of Cap-Haitien in Haiti, has been revoked. Father Michel has served in Boston ...

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Bahamian Police Wanted By US Marshals Captured

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Mon. June 21, 2010: A Bahamian police officer has been remanded in Fox Hill Prison for the rape of an American woman. Bahamas Press reported indicate that corporal, Anthony Nyahuma Bastian, was on his police job when The United States Department of Justice listed him as one of the Top 10 most wanted sex offenders in the ...

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