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Elected Haitians Meet On Capitol Hill

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Key Haitian American elected officials from across the United States are set to wrap up a meeting on Capitol Hill today that marks the first of the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network. The two-day meeting, which began Thursday, was convened by Marie St. Fleur, State Representative, Massachusetts (D-5th Suffolk) and facilitated by ...

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BVI Jury Convicts Rhode Island Man Of Murder

CaribWorldNews, ROAD TOWN, BVI, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: A 53-year-old Rhode Island man was yesterday found guilty of murdering his wife in a 1999 dive in the British Virgin Islands. David Swain faces life in prison for killing his wife Shelley Tyre by shutting off the air supply on her scuba tank and tearing off her mask in an underwater ...

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The End Of The Global Recession Will Bring A Shift In Power

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Sometime in the next two to three years the global recession will end. Although the bankers and speculators who brought the financial system close to collapse may continue to act as if little of long-term significance has happened, the world will be a different place. The balance of economic power ...

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Ambassadors From Caribbean Nations Observe State-Of-The-Art Video Conferencing System

 CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Five Caribbean ambassadors were on hand yesterday to observe state-of-the-art virtual classroom technology at the University of New Orleans College of Education and Human Development`s Homer Hitt Alumni Center on the UNO campus. The ambassadors were also to experience the interactive technology as they watched, and then interacted with preschoolers from Medard ...

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Deported Rapper Shyne Relaxing At Belize Hotel

CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Famed Belize-born U.S. rapper, Jamal Shyne Barrow, who was deported to his homeland Belize on Wednesday, is now relaxing at the posh Radisson Fort George Hotel in Belize City, CaribWorldNews has learnt. Shyne, the son of Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow, was greeted by his father, uncle Michael Finnigan, who is also the island`s Minister ...

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Grenada Newspaper Attracts Attention Of Reporters Without Borders

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2009: A weekly Grenada newspaper that could be closed because of a judge`s ruling this week, has attracted the attention of well known organization, Reporters Without Borders. The organization said a ruling by High Court Judge Claire Henry ordering the liquidation of the assets of The Grenada Today weekly after the owners failed to ...

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Haiti Child Abuse Suspect Remains Jailed

CaribWorldNews, NEW HAVEN, CT, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2009: A 39-year-old man accused of sexually abusing nine Haitian boys will remain jailed for now. Judge Joan G. Margolis on Wednesday ordered Douglas Perlitz to remain jailed after he failed to reach a $4-5 million bond. Perlitz, formerly of Connecticut, has insisted he is innocent of charges that he travelled outside of ...

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Haitian Doctor Stabbed By Patient In Boston

CaribWorldNews, BOSTON, MA, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2009: A Haitian-born doctor was last night recovering from an attack by a psychiatric patient in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Astrid Desrosiers, according to hospital officials, was in serious but stable condition last night after being stabbed by Jay Carciero, 37, of Reading. Carciero reportedly attacked Dr. Desrosiers during a treatment session at the Massachusetts ...

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Son Of Belize Prime Minister Deported

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2009: The son of Belize Prime Minister, Jamal `Shyne` Barrow, has been deported back to his country of birth. Barrow, better known as rapper Shyne, was reportedly deported on Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The rapper was sent back aboard a Continental Airlines flight in Buffalo, New York. He was ...

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Tempo Networks, USVI TV Partner For Tempo Turns Four

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, USVI, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2009: The excitement and energy of the TEMPO Turns 4 pre-show on St. Croix, November 14th will be broadcast live on WTJX-Channel 12, the Virgin Islands Public Television System. The pre-show, scheduled from 4 – 7 p.m., at Randall `Doc` James Racetrack is set to feature a hot mix of local bands and ...

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