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Rihanna Makes First Public Appearance Since Brown Saga

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: Grammy-winning Barbadian star Rihanna, last night made her first public appearance since the February assault drama that erupted between her and Chris Brown. The sexy star, fresh from a Barbados vacation, hit the red carpet at the Costume Institute Gala’s `The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion` event at the Metropolitan Museum of ...

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Caribbean Also Affected By Real Estate Downturn

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: The Caribbean real estate market is also taking a beating amid the continued global recession, reports indicate. International estate agency, Knight Frank, says sales of Caribbean second homes dropped 40 percent over the last six months. Prices also fell more than 20 percent. Experts say the region is also experiencing the same ...

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Concert Promoter Nabbed But American Impersonator Remains Jailed

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: A man accused of promoting a concert that touted a performance by Toni Braxton but who hired an impersonator instead, has been nabbed by police. After months on the lam, Suriname media reports say Angel Ventura has been arrested by cops on the island. His arrest comes as the American-born impersonator, hired ...

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Caribbean Clean Of Swine Flu

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: The number of cases of swine flu has grown past the one thousands mark but the Caribbean is luckily not on the list of nations with reported cases. The World Health Organization says as of late Monday, 21 countries have officially reported 1,085 cases of influenza A, the H1N1 infection or swine ...

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Tale Of Bermuda Trip In Brooklyn Steppers Sex Scandal

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: A 31-year-old head of a famed marching band has been canned over accusations that he had sex with a teen student during a Bermuda trip. Tyrone Brown, head of the Brooklyn Steppers marching band, which performed at President Obama’s inauguration, has been fired after he allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship with ...

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Supreme Court Rules Against Government In Immigration Case

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 5, 2009: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with the defense in an immigration identity-theft case that overturned a previous ruling. Supreme Court justices were unanimous in their 9-0 decision that federal prosecutors cannot also slap the crime of the identity theft on an undocumented immigrant. The justices ruled that the crime of identity ...

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Cops Caught Robbing Wildlife Smugglers In The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., May 5, 2009: Three police officers were arrested this week in Trinidad and Tobago for stealing more than one thousand protected animals from Venezuelan wildlife smugglers. According to reports, the accused officers caught two Venezuelan men smuggling a boat filled with protected wildlife species into Trinidad and Tobago. Rather than arresting the smugglers, the officers robbed ...

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Swine Flu Sending Travelers Running From Mexico To The Caribbean?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 4, 2009: The current swine flu or influenza A(H1N1) infection scare may boost lagging tourism to the Caribbean, a travel poll claims. Research released by TripAdvisor.com, dubbed as a `popular and the largest travel community,` indicates  a significant shift in search activity for Caribbean hotels compared to Mexican hotels. A statement released by the ...

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Jesse Jackson Faces Lawsuit Over Trinidad Event

CaribWorldNews,  NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 4, 2009: Rights activist and head of the Rainbow Push Coalition, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. has been slammed with a lawsuit for failing to honor a Trinidad speaking engagement. American Entertainment International, Inc. filed the lawsuit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court against Jackson for $100,000.64. The civil suit claims Jackson knowingly reneged on ...

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Guyana: Linden Highway Claims Four More Lives

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. May 4, 2009: The families of four are in mourning after another fatal crash on the Linden –Soesdyke Highway left four dead Sunday. Dead according to Guyana Chronicle reports are traffic police rank Trevor Bramble of Tuschen; Candace Simon 26; her sister Ashanti Odelle Gomes 24; and a family friend, Selena Mohamed 21. Two others – ...

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