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Bahamas: Man Arrested After Body Of Missing American Woman Turns Up

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Fri. July 10, 2009: A 22-year-old Bahamian man could be charged with the murder of an American woman whose decomposed body was found last weekend, Bahamian police said. TZindell McKinney was arrested and charged yesterday with killing Anna Michelle Garrison, 33, who split time between the Bahamas and West Palm Beach, said Assistant Commissioner Raymond Gibson of ...

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Wreath Laying To Remember Greatest Caribbean Immigrant

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 10, 2009: The 205th death anniversary of the late, great Caribbean immigrant, Alexander Hamilton, will once again be marked by a wreath laying ceremony on Monday. As it has done for the past three years, CaribWorldNews and the Bowling Green Association will remember the Nevis-born Hamilton with a wreath laying at his gravesite at ...

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No Black Senator Again Soon

Commentary By Arthur Piccolo CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 10, 2009: Back on February 25, 1870, the United States finally got its first Black U.S. Senator. On January 1, 2011, it will be February 24, 1870 once again an ALL White U.S. Senate. Roland Burris may not be long remembered for his brief tenure in the U.S. Senate but ...

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Counterfeit Sneakers Set For The Bahamas Seized

CariWorldNews, PALM BEACH, FL, Thurs., July 9, 2009: Counterfeit sneakers worth $300,000 and in transit from China to the Bahamas have been seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers. The shipment was deemed to be fake brand name footwear after a thorough review by CBP import specialists.   “The people who traffic in this type of crime not only steal ...

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More Debt Written Off For Haiti

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. July 9, 2009: Millions more of Haiti`s debt has been written off, this time by The Paris Club of creditor nations. The debt write-off for Haiti comes on the heels of a debt cancellation by Canada, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Wednesday`s debt write-off totaled around $63 million. The Paris Club said in ...

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New Zealander Killed In Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. July 9, 2009: A 27-year-old New Zealand groom on a second honeymoon in Jamaica has been shot and killed. Tiki Hunia, 27, a Kiwi living in Hong Kong, was reportedly shot three times in the upper body by a man who approached him as he sat with his wife in the upscale community known as Golden ...

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Immigration Reform Bill By Labor Day

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. July 9, 2009: The much-touted immigration reform bill, pushed by President Barack Obama, could be ready for introduction into the Senate by Labor Day. Speaking to The Associated Press, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the city with the most immigrants nationally, said he expects to have a bill ready by Labor Day that will address ...

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Guyanese Signed By Carolina Soccer Squad

CaribWorldNews, RALEIGH, N.C., Thurs. July 9, 2009: Guyanese soccer forward, Gregory Richardson, has been snapped up by a Carolina team. The Carolina RailHawks have signed the Guyanese international forward pending U.S. Soccer Federation approval, the club announced Wednesday. Richardson began his professional career in 2005-06, playing with Beacon and Pele FC in Guyana. In 2007, he signed with Joe Public ...

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Australia Post For Guyana-Born Baroness

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. July 9, 2009: Guyana-born Baroness Valerie Amos, former leader of the House of Lords and the first black woman to sit in a British cabinet, has been appointed to a post in Australia. Baroness Amos was named the new UK High Commissioner to Australia by Britain`s Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Brown said Baroness Amos would bring ...

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Barbados` Lady Husbands To Be Buried Friday

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. July 8, 2009: Lady Husbands, wife of Barbados Governor-General, Sir Clifford Husbands, is set to be laid to rest this Friday. Lady Husbands, according to a government statement, will be accorded an official funeral, this Friday, July 10. Her burial will be preceded by a service at the St. Lucy Parish Church, from 9 a.m. Meanwhile, ...

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