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Clinton For Haiti Today

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATION, NY, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: Former United States president Bill Clinton, United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti, is set to return to the Caribbean nation today. Clinton will kick-off a two-day visit in a bid to boost private sector investment in the impoverished Caribbean nation, the UN said Wednesday. During his trip, he is set to meet ...

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U.S. Diplomat Missing In Curacao

CaribWorldNews, WILLEMSTAD, Curacao, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: The search last night continued for a U.S. diplomat who has been missing from his Curacao home since last Friday. James Hogan, 49, was reported missing Friday morning by his wife after apparently going for a walk the night before, Curacao media reports indicate. So far only blood-spattered clothes on Baya Beach have ...

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Is The St. Vincent Constitutional Amendment Bill Flawed?

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009:  As November 25  gets closer, the ruling Unity Labor Party administration and the opposition New Democratic Party in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have intensified their campaign to woo the electorates to exercise their franchise — either to vote `yes` to amend the Constitution, or `no` not to ...

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St. Vincent Ambassador Slams Tax Haven Crack Down In U.N. Address

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: The efforts of major and industrialized economies to crack down on so-called tax havens are just an excuse to spread the blame for the global financial crisis on small nations` legitimate attempts at development. That`s the word from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the UN and son of the island` ...

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Caribbean Cargo Turns 10

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Guyanese national, Franklin `Bobby` Vieira, is celebrating his tenth year as partner of Caribbean Cargo & Package Services. Vieira yesterday told CWNN that the road has been long and arduous for him and his business partner, Harold Smith, but they are thankful they have been able to reach the significant milestone of one ...

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A Lesser Role For Agriculture In The Caribbean?

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Nearly two decades ago, a former Caribbean minister with an unconventional background tried to shock those he met into recognising that agriculture in the region was dying and that it was the services sector that represented the future. `One day,` he would say, pointing at fields of waving cane, `All ...

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Sir Allen Stanford Ordered Moved Following Jail Fight

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Scandalized Texas financier, Sir R. Allen Stanford, will be moved to another jail cell following a jail fight that resulted in a concussion. U.S. District Judge David Hittner ordered Stanford moved from the Joe Corley Detention Facility in Conroe, north of Houston, to the Federal Detention Center in downtown Houston. The order comes ...

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Cuba Minister Wants Obama To Recognize U.N. Appeal To End Embargo

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Cuba used its address to the United Nations on Monday to urge the Barack Obama government to recognize the General Assembly`s overwhelming appeal to end the US` blockade against the island. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, said while the change of government in Washington had been met with ...

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CaribWorldNews Photographer Kicked Out Of Trinidad Consulate

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2009: A top Caribbean World News Network photographer, whose work appears on major wire services across the world, was kicked out of the Trinidad and Tobago consulate on Friday by the island`s New York Consul General. Hayden Roger Celestin, who was born in Trinidad and has worked in the field for the past ...

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