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Jamaica Chamber Calls Bank Governor`s Resignation Unfortunate

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Nov. 2, 2009: The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce is speaking out over what the organization calls the `sudden resignation` of Jamaica’s central bank governor, Derrick Lattibeaudiere.  Latibeaudiere, who was leading negotiations with the IMF to obtain a $1.2 billion stand-by loan, resigned, Finance Minister Audley Shaw said Friday. No reason was given for the resignation of ...

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Haitian PM Snubs Senate

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Haitian Prime Minister Michele Pierre-Louis on Thursday refused to appear before the Haitian Senate, which had summoned her. Pierre-Louis` actions could mean a vote on her ouster since the 29 member Senate is already antsy over  the apparent misuse of US$197 million in recovery aide that was slated to help storm victims. The ...

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British Report Recommends Tax Changes For Territories

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: British-dependent Caribbean islands should consider introducing more taxes in order to shore up their economies.  That`s the word from a U.K. government-commissioned report led by Michael Foot, a former director of the Bank of England and published Thursday. In an overview of the economies of Britain`s Caribbean territories – Anguilla, Bermuda, the British ...

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The End Of The Global Recession Will Bring A Shift In Power

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Sometime in the next two to three years the global recession will end. Although the bankers and speculators who brought the financial system close to collapse may continue to act as if little of long-term significance has happened, the world will be a different place. The balance of economic power ...

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Ambassadors From Caribbean Nations Observe State-Of-The-Art Video Conferencing System

 CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Five Caribbean ambassadors were on hand yesterday to observe state-of-the-art virtual classroom technology at the University of New Orleans College of Education and Human Development`s Homer Hitt Alumni Center on the UNO campus. The ambassadors were also to experience the interactive technology as they watched, and then interacted with preschoolers from Medard ...

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Rights Group Again Urges Obama To Lift Cuba Embargo

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Global rights group, Amnesty International, is again urging the Obama administration to rethink the U.S. embargo on Cuba. Their call came a day after the United Nations General Assembly voted for the 18th time to condemn the decades-old embargo in place against the Caribbean island. `The U.S. embargo against Cuba is putting ...

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Elected Haitians Meet On Capitol Hill

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Key Haitian American elected officials from across the United States are set to wrap up a meeting on Capitol Hill today that marks the first of the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network. The two-day meeting, which began Thursday, was convened by Marie St. Fleur, State Representative, Massachusetts (D-5th Suffolk) and facilitated by ...

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BVI Jury Convicts Rhode Island Man Of Murder

CaribWorldNews, ROAD TOWN, BVI, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: A 53-year-old Rhode Island man was yesterday found guilty of murdering his wife in a 1999 dive in the British Virgin Islands. David Swain faces life in prison for killing his wife Shelley Tyre by shutting off the air supply on her scuba tank and tearing off her mask in an underwater ...

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Deported Rapper Shyne Relaxing At Belize Hotel

CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Famed Belize-born U.S. rapper, Jamal Shyne Barrow, who was deported to his homeland Belize on Wednesday, is now relaxing at the posh Radisson Fort George Hotel in Belize City, CaribWorldNews has learnt. Shyne, the son of Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow, was greeted by his father, uncle Michael Finnigan, who is also the island`s Minister ...

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Grenada Newspaper Attracts Attention Of Reporters Without Borders

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2009: A weekly Grenada newspaper that could be closed because of a judge`s ruling this week, has attracted the attention of well known organization, Reporters Without Borders. The organization said a ruling by High Court Judge Claire Henry ordering the liquidation of the assets of The Grenada Today weekly after the owners failed to ...

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