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Fire At Nevis Supermarket

CaribWorldNews, CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: Fire broke out at a super market in Nevis earlier today forcing its closer. Ram`s Trading Limited, a family-operated business that was established on St. Kitts in 1935, was forced to close its doors temporarily after a fire broke out. `It was a truly traumatic experience,` said patron Huey Sargeant, who witnessed the ...

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Sole Commissioner For CLICO Probe

CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday October 15, 2010: A sole commissioner has been appointed to investigate circumstances leading to the financial collapse of the Trinidad and Tobago-based CLICO and its subsidiaries. Sir Gavin Lightman, a retired British High Court judge was named by T&T Attorney General Anand Ramlogan to head the probe that will also look into the collapse ...

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Barbados National Charged In Drug Case

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: A 35-year-old Barbados-born baggage handler at New York`s John F. Kennedy International Airport has been indicted on charges they ran an elaborate drug trafficking scheme, smuggling cocaine into the United States on commercial jetliners. Victor Bourne is accused along with dispatching crew chief Miguel Bozza, 48, of importing 330 pounds (150 kilos) ...

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Former Antigua-Based Billionaire Must Pay Own Legal Fees

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: Former Antigua-based billionaire, the flamboyant R. Allen Stanford, must shell out his own money to pay for his legal defense. Judge Nancy Atlas this week ruled that lawyers for Lloyds of London had proven at a trial in August that it was likely that Stanford had committed money laundering. As such he will ...

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Political Wuck-Up In Barbados: Leadership Struggles In The DLP And BLP

By Dr. David HindsSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010:  Barbados is generally regarded as having the corner on political stability in the often turbulent political landscape of the Anglophone Caribbean. Not so anymore, it seems. The last two general elections have revealed a hardening of the country`s political culture. While it is not immediately clear what ...

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Trinidad and Tobago Continues To Top Caribbean Exports To U.S.

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: The oil rich Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago continues to rake in the dough from exports to the U.S., again topping most Caribbean nations this year, according to the U.S. Census Foreign Trade statistics.  Trinidad and Tobago exported a total of $4,481 trillion worth of mainly natural gas, crude oil, fuel ...

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Jamaica To Establish Commission of Enquiry On Dudus Extradition

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 15, 2010: The Jamaican government this week vowed to establish a commission of enquiry into the handling of the extradition request for Christopher `Dudus` Coke, as well as the engagement of the US law firm Manatt, Phelps and Phillips. `The composition of the Commission and the more precise terms of reference will be announced shortly,` ...

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Barbados Opposition Leader Comes Under Fire From Within

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thurs. Oct. 14, 2010: Mia Mottley, Barbados` opposition leader and head of the Barbados Labour Party, is coming under fire from within her ranks. Mottley, according to Barbados media reports, has been summoned to a meeting at Grantley Adams House, Roebuck Street, St Michael on Monday, October 18th. A letter published in the media and dated October ...

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Hurricane Paula Inches Closer To Cuba

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Oct. 14, 2010: Hurricane Paula was last night creeping closer to Cuba, bringing a hurricane warning  to the Cuban province of Pinar Del Rio and a tropical storm warning to the provinces of la Habana and Cuidad De La Habana. Late last night the storm was about 40 miles west of the western tip of Cuba ...

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