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Mississippi Republican Senators Denounce Possible IMF Loan To Antigua

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. May 7, 2010: Two Mississippi Republican senators are slamming a possible loan by the International Monetary Fund to the Commonwealth of Antigua and Barbuda.  Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker have written to President Barack Obama, urging against the loan and claiming the Antigua government provided no assistance or cooperation to the U. S. government in ...

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Jimmy Buffett For Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 6, 2010:  A singer, songwriter, author, businessman and movie producer best known for his "island escapism" lifestyle and music including hits such as `Margaritaville,` is set to touch down in Jamaica tomorrow, May 7th. Jamaica Gleaner reports indicate that Buffett, who has a devoted base of fans known as `Parrotheads,` will be the first to ...

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U.S. Congress Approves Trade Breaks For Haiti Textiles

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. May 6, 2010: Haiti`s textile industry has received a trade break in the U.S. House of Representative. The House on Wednesday voted by a voice vote to approve trade breaks aimed at helping the country, which is still recover from the devastating January 12th earthquake. The measure allows for an expanded range of textile products and ...

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Warren Buffett For Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 6, 2010: One of the world`s richest men, Warren Buffett, is set to touch down in Jamaica tomorrow, May 7th. Jamaica Gleaner reports indicate that Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated, will be the first to land his private jet at the new Boscobel Aerodrome in St. Mary around 10.30 a.m. on Friday. The Airports ...

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St. Barts Resident Is Now World`s Oldest Person

CaribWorldNews, St. Barts, St. Barts, Weds. May 5, 2010: The oldest person in the world now lives in St. Barts, the French Caribbean island. Eugenie Blanchard, 114, became the oldest person in the world Sunday after Japan`s Kama Chinen a week short of her 115th birthday. Blanchard was born on February 16, 1896 and for the past 20 years, she ...

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Former Air Jamaica Pilot Dead

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 6, 2010: The leader of the Air Jamaica Staff Acquisition Group, which tried to unsuccessfully buy the carrier, is dead. Reports indicate that Captain Russell Capleton died in Kingston from an apparent heart attack. The Jamaica Airline Pilots Association yesterday expressed shock at the sudden passing of Capleton, who was not retained by the new ...

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Bahamian National Charged With Migrant Smuggling

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. May 6, 2010: A 41-year-old Bahamian national has been charged in connection with an April 28, 2010 failed migrant smuggling venture. Kelsey James McQueen, alias Calsey James McQueen could face up to a maximum of 15 years in jail if convicted of alien smuggling, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida said. According ...

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Grenada Man In Headless Case Slapped With Murder Charge

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Thurs. May 6, 2010: A 32-year-old Grenada man who walked into a police station with two severed human heads in a plastic bucket will appear in court this morning. Police allege Steve Gory presented the severed heads of two local men to horrified officers at the Grenville police station on Monday night. He was detained immediately. ...

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Gruesome Grenada Murder Brings PM`s Sorrow

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Weds. May 5, 2010: Grenada`s Prime Minister and Minister for National Security, Tillman Thomas, has expressed sympathy to the families of two St. Andrews men, who died in unfortunate circumstances on Monday. His comments come as a 32-year-old, whose name wasn`t released, entered the Grenville station in Grenada late Monday with two severed human heads in ...

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Immigrant Charged With Failed Times Square Car Bombing

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 5, 2010: A Pakistani immigrant who became a naturalized U.S. citizen just last year, has been blamed for the May 1 Times Square bomb scare. U.S. Justice Department officials identified the suspect as Faisal Shahzad, 30, of Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was arrested Monday night at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York as his ...

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