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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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Reggaeton Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 10, 2009: You can now look up `Reggaeton` in the Merriam-Webster dictionary.The popular music of Latino origin that combines rap with reggae, was added among more than 100 entries to the latest edition of Merriam-Webster Inc.`s Collegiate Dictionary. Reggaeton became popular with Latin American youth in the early 1990s. After its mainstream exposure in ...

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New York Philharmonic For Cuba

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 10, 2009: The New York Philharmonic may perform in Cuba later this year. The New York Times reports that orchestra president, Zarin Mehta, and other top officials of the organization are set to travel to Cuba today to look at possible concert halls and hotels. The Philharmonic has received licenses to travel there, in ...

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Puerto Rican Now Head Of NY State Senate

CaribWorldNews, ALBANY, N.Y., Fri. July 10, 2009:  Over a month after he joined with Republicans to essentially shut down the New York Senate, Puerto Rican-born, Bronx Senator, Pedro Espada, Jr. yesterday returned to the Democratic fold and was handed the reins of Senate majority leader. Espada`s return and appointment brought an end to the drama that had halted the business ...

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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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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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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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