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Jamaican-Born, NY Pastor Released On Bail In Sex Assault Case

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 30, 2009: A Brooklyn-based, Jamaican-born pastor accused of sexually assaulting two teens, was on Monday granted bail but ordered to remain in Jamaica. Paul Lewis, who claims on his website to be an evangelist with healing powers, was released on J$500,000 bail. But the Paul Lewis ministries head must remain in Jamaica until his trial ...

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Top London Law Firm Apparently Benefited From Caribbean Slave Owners

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. June 30, 2009: The founder of a top law firm in London benefited from Caribbean slaves, records from the National Archives have found. The documents link James William Freshfield, founder of Freshfields Law and sons to several slave-owner clients, mostly based in the Caribbean, the Financial Times reported. The lawyers reportedly acted as trustees of the ...

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The Upcoming CARICOM Heads Of Govt. Summit

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. June 30, 2009: In a few days time, Caribbean heads of government will meet in Georgetown, Guyana. There they will try to address an ever-increasing list of unresolved issues. This will be an important moment as many in the region and beyond will be watching to see whether the participants can reconcile their ever ...

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U.S., OAS Condemn Coup In Honduras

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 29, 2009: The U.S. government and The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States are both condemning a coup d`etat in Honduras and demanding the immediate and unconditional return of President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales to his constitutional duties. Zelaya was arrested by members of his army following a stand-off between his security force ...

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Former Antigua Commish In Stanford Case Under House Arrest

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Mon. June 29, 2009: Leroy King, the former Antiguan financial regulator accused in the alleged $7 billion swindle by Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford is now under house arrest. King, who was fired from his post last Tuesday and arrested Wednesday was released on about US$190,800 bail Friday but placed under house arrest. He is required ...

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Wyclef Gets Another Humanitarian Award

CaribWorldNews, LOSA ANGELES, CA, Mon. June 29, 2009: Haitian-born Grammy Award-winning singer, Wyclef Jean, last night accepted the 2009 Humanitarian Award of the Year from BET Awards. The Haiti Goodwill ambassador was honored for his role in giving back to his native land, through his Yele Haiti foundation. Jean used the opportunity to encourage all to go after their dreams. ...

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Michael Jackson`s Doctor A Trini?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 29, 2009: The cardiologist who was on Saturday questioned by police investigating the death of musical legend, Michael J. Jackson, was reportedly born in Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Conrad Robert Murray, 51, was born in San Juan, Trinidad and migrated with his family to the U.S. when he was in fifth standard, according to ...

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Four Nabbed For Porn

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. June 29, 2009: Four men, from four different municipalities in Puerto Rico, have been arrested for transferring obscene material to a minor via the Internet. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency identified the men as Walter Madera-Ortiz, 55, of Aguadilla,Orlando Diaz-Aviles, 45, of Naguabo; Jorge Galarza-Dones, 48, of San Lorenzo,  and Emeterio Santiago-Maldonado, ...

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An Icon Passes – Caribbean Nationals Shocked At Michael Jackson`s Death

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. June 26, 2009: Before there was Barack Obama, there was Michael Joseph Jackson, sailing across color lines and building an unprecedented fan base in every country around the globe, whether the people there were `black or white.` And the Caribbean fan base was no exception. Yesterday, many cried openly or expressed stunned disbelief that the ...

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Sir Allen Remanded To Jail

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. June 26, 2009: Sir Allen Stanford was yesterday remanded to jail despite his plea of innocence in a Houston court. A judge set bail at US$500,000 ahead of the businessman`s August 25th trial but Stanford must remain in custody pending a government appeal. The Texas-born American, turned naturalized Antigua citizen, faces 21 charges related to an ...

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