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Convicted Ponzi Schemer Had Links To Grenada

CaribWorldNews, SANTA ANA, CA, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: A 51-year-old man is set to spend the next 90 years of his life in jail for ripping off 125 elderly victims in a `Ponzi` scheme with links to the island of Grenada. Jeffrey Gordon Butler was this week convicted of 693 felony counts in the fraud case involving more than $11 ...

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New York Film Screening To Feature Walter Rodney

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: The spotlight will be shown on late Guyanese academian Walter Anthony Rodney in New York City in Black History Month. Director Clairmont M. Chung presents her film tilted, `W.A.R. Stories: Walter Anthony Rodney` on Monday, February 8 from 7:30 p.m. at the The Brecht Forum, 451 West Street, between Bank & Bethune ...

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Insurance Sector Remains Underdeveloped In The Caribbean – Report

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: The Caribbean remains something of a backwater for the insurance sector, a new report claims. `The Caribbean Insurance Report 2010,` published by CompaniesandMarkets.com, claims that non-life and life insurance remains underdeveloped in the region despite the Caribbean`s geographic proximity to the U.S. Major multinational insurance companies have little representation on the ground, the ...

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Dominica Gets New Cabinet

CaribWorldNews, ROASEAU, Dominica, Weds. Jan. 6, 2010: The commonwealth of Dominica has a new cabinet. Newly-returned Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit`s 15-member cabinet was this week sworn in by the island`s President. Among the surprising returnees are Ambrose George, who was previously fired by prime minister Skerrit when he served as minister of ports and by prime minister Pierre Charles when ...

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Will Caribbean Americans Again Be Dismissed By The U.S. Census?

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan.  5, 2010:  The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off a $340 million media campaign to persuade people to fill out their census forms but how much of that money will the Caribbean American media see? That`s the question CaribID, the movement formed in 2008 to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted by the U.S. ...

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Swiss Report Slams Trinidad Government On Crime

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: A report from the Small Arms Survey is claiming that the Trinidad and Tobago  government must abandon handouts to criminal elements in order to stave off drug and gun smuggling and gang activities. The report, by Dorn Townsend , titled `Gangs, Guns, and Governance in Trinidad and Tobago` claims that the governments `handouts ...

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One Caribbean Radio Moves To 97.9 FM HD2

CaribWorldNews, New York, NY, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: Guyanese national Edmond Braithwaite is pushing forward with a HD dream. The New York City entrepreneur is taking his One Caribbean Radio to higher heights on the 97.9 FM HD2 platform.  The company insists it is a `giant and courageous leap into the technologically advanced radio spectrum, by broadcasting on the latest ...

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Caribbean Food And Drink Producers Hampered By Dependency

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: A major challenge for both food and drink producers in the Caribbean region remains the region`s import dependency. That`s according to the recently published Caribbean Food & Drink Report. The report`s authors` claim that despite both land availability and a good climate, agricultural output remains low and the region remains heavily dependent on ...

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Bahamas Gets New Top Cop

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: The islands of the Bahamas, which like many Caribbean nations has been fighting a rise in crime, yesterday swore in a new commissioner of police. Ellison Greenslade, the former acting commissioner of police, was officially sworn in as the islands top cop by Prime Minister Hubert A. Ingraham at police headquarters yesterday. He ...

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Islamic Cleric To Be Sent Back To Jamaica This Week

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010: Controversial Jamaican Islamic cleric Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal is set to be deported back to his homeland again this week after being arrested in Kenya. The sheikh was arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit in Mombasa on Jan 1 after leaving a mosque. Abdullah al-Faisal had entered Kenya through the Lunga Lunga border point ...

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