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Turks & Caicos: `Modern Day Colonialism` Says Misick Of Brits Plan

CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: Turks & Caicos Premier Michael Misick is lashing out at Britain over its plans to kick out the current island government following corruption findings. Misick called the plan `modern day colonialism` and has called on the Caribbean Community and a number of other international agencies to intervene. `This step by the ...

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Dominica PM Wants Review Of The ‘Stop Tax Haven Abuse’ Bill

CaribWorldNews, ROSEAU, Dominica, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: Dominica`s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, says he is among a group of CARICOM leaders hoping for a review of the ‘Stop Tax Haven Abuse’ bill. Skerritt says a sub-committee of heads of Governments of the Caribbean Community has been set up to engage United States Congress members to take another look at the ...

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CARICOM Speaks Out On CL, Stanford

CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: Caribbean leaders are of the view that the recent financial problems posed by two companies in the region may have significant implications for policy-holders, depositors and investors.  In a statement issued at the just concluded 12th Inter-Sessional in Belmopan, Belize, the heads of government noted the Caribbean financial sector is generally considered ...

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Guyana`s Roger Khan Cuts Deal With Prosecutors

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: A Guyanese-born self-confessed drug dealer could spend the next 15 years in jail after admitting to cocaine trafficking, weapons charges and witness tampering. But it’s a far cry from the sentence Shaheed Roger Khan could have obtained had he gone to trial. Instead, in a major twist of events this week, Khan ...

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Man Found Guilty Of Murder Of Former Jamaica Ambassador

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: A 25-year-old man was yesterday found guilty of manslaughter in the murder of former Jamaica trade ambassador, Peter King. Sheldon Pusey was found guilty by a 12-member jury who arrived at a manslaughter verdict. Pusey, of St. Mary, was charged in 2007 with the March 20, 2006 murder of King. King was found ...

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Jamaican Child Desperately Needs Help

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: The parents of a two-year-old Jamaican child are desperately seeking humanitarian help to save the life of their daughter. Courtney-Ann Brown, the daughter of Andrea and Orlando Brown, desperately needs a bone marrow transplant to stay alive. So far groups like Leaf of Life of New York are trying to help but ...

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Will Cricket Be A Victim Of Stanford`s Charges?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: Hours after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed criminal conduct charges against Sir R. Allen Stanford, the West Indies and English cricket boards announced they were suspending sponsorship talks with the billionaire. `The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have suspended negotiations with Sir ...

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Will Stanford Charge Impact The Antiguan Economy?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission moved to charge billionaire R. Allen Stanford with defrauding investors in an alleged $8 billion scheme involving certificates of deposit, questions quickly turned to the possible impact on the Antigua and Barbuda economy, where the businessman runs his Stanford International Bank. The bank is headed ...

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What Now For Sir Allen Stanford?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009:  Now that the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed formal charges against financial adviser and Texas billionaire Robert Allen Stanford, what exactly happens next? For one thing, Stanford, a top political donor and largely celebrated by many Caribbean nationals in the region and the U.S., has to be officially arrested and charged. ...

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Is4we.Com, The World’s First And Only Caribbean Dedicated Search Engine Launched

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: Persons wishing to surf the net for Caribbean content without having to navigate a sea of spam and billions of unrelated pages, can now finally do so.  is4we, Inc., a small up-and-coming IT outfit headquartered in Dominica, on January 13th 2009, launched http://www.is4we.com, a Search Engine dedicated to serving exclusive Caribbean ...

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