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Grenada Names New Honorary Consul To Montreal

CaribWorldNews, MONTREAL, Canada, Weds. November 25, 2009: Grenada has named a new honorary consul to Montreal and the Province of Québec, Canada. Leonard Wharwood, Jr. has ben named to the post as of October 24, 2009. In his position, Wharwood will support the interests of Grenadians living in Quebec, as well as serving commercial and economic interests with the official ...

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St. Maarten Launches New Branding Campaign

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 25, 2009: The Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten is boosting its tourism efforts in a tough economy with a new campaign. The multi-media campaign, targeted at the American audience, kicked off on U.S. TV last weekend following a launch last Thursday night in New York City at the popular Hudson Terrace. The new ...

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Jamaican Jailed In Immigration Marriage Scam

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Nov. 25, 2009: A Jamaican national will have to spend the next year in jail in the UK for participating in an immigration marriage fraud scheme. Verona Walters, 33, of Coseley pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to breach UK immigration law in Birmingham Crown Court. Walters was arrested on September 16th at a Wolverhampton training ...

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The Obamas` Big Tent

Commentary by Arthur PiccoloSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 25, 2009:  It was always the Republicans who claimed to have a Big Tent, true or not. Well we can report that President and Mrs. Obama now have a Big Tent on The White House grounds. On Tuesday night, the Presidential Big Tent entertained 400 very special guests ...

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Grenada NY Consul General Says Global Challenges Present Opportunity For Regional Integration

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: Grenada`s Consul General To New York believes that regional political and economic unity are crucial more than ever, given the many global challenges being faced. CG Derrick James said that while there have been tremendous efforts at political and economic unity, significant work still needs to be done. `The question today is ...

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Allen Stanford Scandal Forces Restructuring In Antigua

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: The alleged Ponzi scheme perpetrated by American turned Antiguan citizen, R. Allen Stanford, will force a restricting of the country`s financial system. Antigua and Barbuda`s Governor General, Dame Louise Lake-Tack, on Monday said the country`s financial laws will be amended to ensure adequate monitoring and strict compliance with anti-money laundering requirements. Lake-Tack ...

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Rihanna`s All Bandaged Up At AMA`s

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: Rihanna continues to push the fashion boundaries, appearing in a body suit that looked like a number of bandages strung together at the American Music Awards Sunday night. The singer left little to the imagination in the peekaboo, body hugging ensemble with a low cut neck line and futuristic white shoulder pads ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Back At Work

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX., Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: The Grenada-born doctor to the late pop star, Michael Jackson, is back at work in his Houston clinic. Dr. Conrad Murray, who recently avoided jail time in a child support case, has returned to work treating regular patients again. `Because of a deteriorating financial condition and prompting by many of his beloved patients, ...

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Jamaican National Out Of South Pole Trek

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: A Jamaican woman who was part of a team hoping to make it to the South Pole, has pulled out. Reports indicate that Kim Marie Spence pulled out of The Kaspersky Lab Commonwealth Women`s Antarctic Expedition due to frostbite in her fingers. She was part of a women`s ski team making its way ...

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UN SG To Keep Focus On Climate Change In Trinidad

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 23, 2009: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is set to keep the focus on climate change when he meets with political leaders at the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago this Friday. `The Secretary-General expects to focus the attention of these leaders on key issues that require their engagement in the ...

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