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Guyana Ambassador Releases New Book

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: Guyana`s ambassador to Venezuela, Odeen Ishmael, has released a new book. `The Democracy Perspective in the Americas,` by Ishmael has been released by the University Press.  The book presents the author`s views on the evolution of democracy in the American hemisphere and the challenges confronting this form of governance. It comprises a ...

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DR National Found Guilty Of 21-Year-Old Murder

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: A native of the Dominican Republic was yesterday found guilty of a 21-year-old Brooklyn murder. Prosecutors say that in 1988 he opened fire on a rival drug dealer, killing him. A stray bullet then struck and killed a 15-year-old boy in the head. Ramon Espinal was first found guilty of the killings of ...

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Guyanese American Senator`s Vote Can`t Save Gay Marriage

CaribWorldNews, ALBANY, NY, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: A Guyanese American State Senator in New York was among twenty-four Democrats who yesterday voted `yes` to a proposal to allow gays to marry in New York State. While Brooklyn Senator John Sampson joined his 23 other colleagues in voting for the approval of the Same-Sex Marriage bill, the 24 votes were not ...

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Caribbean American Singer Rakes In Six Grammy Nominations

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: Born to a Puerto Rican father and a Haitian mother, his first album sold a cool two million copies and shot him to fame as one of the hottest R&B singers of the 90s. Last night he proved he is back with a vengeance, grabbing six Grammy nominations. Maxwell, who after several ...

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U.S. Widens The Net To Allen Stanford`s U.S. Clients

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: Who were the U.S. clients of R. Allen Stanford and were they evading U.S. taxes? The U.S. Justice Department wants to know. The DOJ on Wednesday applied to a federal court for an order that would authorize the Internal Revenue Service to get that information. The US` tactic? Serve a `John Doe summons` ...

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Trinidad-Born Woman Fished Out Of Delaware River To Be Laid To Rest

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: The 38-year-old Trinidad national, whose body was fished out of the Delaware River on November 14th, is set to be laid to rest in Queens, NY this weekend. Relatives of Farisha Rahamot-Ali tell CaribWorldNews that a wake is set for the Caribbean immigrant on Friday, Dec. 4th from 5-9 p.m. at the Elcock ...

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Jamaica Rum Makers Say Fire Is A Mystery

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: Wray and Nephew, makers of the popular Jamaica rum, say a fire that destroyed a warehouse in the Spanish Town Road area of Kingston Tuesday night is a mystery. General Manager for Corporate Affairs at Wray and Nephew, Greta Bogues, yesterday told Radio Jamaica, the investigation into the late night fire is ongoing, ...

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Tiger`s Confession

CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, FL, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: `I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart. I have not been true to my values and the behavior my family deserves. I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect. I am dealing with my behavior and personal failings behind closed ...

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Caribbean Represented At Victoria`s Secret Show

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: The Caribbean was last night again represented in the popular Victoria`s Secret fashion show as Cayman Islands-born model, Selita Ebanks, took the runway. Ebanks was one of only two black models to grace the catwalk of the annual show but showed elegance and sex appeal as always. She was all the rage ...

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Antigua Should Be Punished For Stanford

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Dec. 2, 2009: The Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda should be punished until it cooperates with the U.S. and compensates the victims of the alleged Ponzi scheme run by its former famous resident turned citizen, billionaire, R. Allen Stanford. That`s the word from a group of eight U.S. Senators, including Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, ...

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