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Caribbean Jobless Rate Grows

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 18, 2009: The jobless rate in the Caribbean is rising, with the loss of another 900 jobs in Jamaica. The 900 employees have been given the pink slip by Jamaica’s bauxite company, ALPART. The mining and refinery company announced it was suspending operation for at least a year on Friday.  The move follows similar ...

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Rihanna `Nude` Pics Heat Up Net Search

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 18, 2009: Searches for Rihanna on the Internet have been apparently boosted by reports of nude photos, latest Google data show. The search engine reports searches for Rihanna was up 600 percent last week, following reports of alleged nude photographs of the singer. According to Google, Rihanna searches jumped again some 90 percent Monday, ...

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Student With Jamaican Roots Delivers Villanova University Address

CaribWorldNews, Villanova, PA, Mon. May 18, 2009: An engineering student with Jamaican roots on Sunday delivered the commencement address on behalf of students at Villanova university, a Catholic university in Pennsylvania. Sherrie Ann Martin, born of Jamaican parents in the U.S., delivered the address at the 2009 graduation ceremony, where Admiral William J. Fallon, retired United States Navy officer and ...

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CARICOM Govts. Must Negotiate More Rapidly

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. May 18, 2009: For much of the last week, European and Central American Ministers and trade negotiators have been in dialogue in Prague and Brussels. Their objective has been to achieve by July 10 an association agreement that will link the two regions politically, developmentally and through trade. Negotiations for a similar EU ...

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IRS Slams Antigua Takeover Of Stanford Bank

CaribWorldNews, DALLAS, Texas, Weds. May 13, 2009: The Internal Revenue Service says Antigua and Barbuda`s takeover of the Allen Stanford bank may prevent them from collecting millions owed in back taxes by the Texas-born financier. The IRS claims Stanford owes $227 million in back taxes and they want that money back. But the IRS is arguing that Antiguan liquidators have ...

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Guyana President To Address UN Commission On Sustainable Development

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 13, 2009: Guyana President, Bharrat Jagdeo, is scheduled to meet with and address several groups at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development today. Jagdeo is set to address the third implementation cycle policy session and says he will use the occasion to highlight Guyana’s position on the forestry sector and climate change. `I ...

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Moving Towards A Changed U.S., Caribbean Relationship

Commentary By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, May 12, 2009: What will be the long term impact of a changed economic relationship between Cuba and the United States on the Caribbean?  How might the region develop and its relationship change if the US were ever to restore full diplomatic relations with Havana? These are questions that are beginning to be ...

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Rihanna Makes First Public Appearance Since Brown Saga

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: Grammy-winning Barbadian star Rihanna, last night made her first public appearance since the February assault drama that erupted between her and Chris Brown. The sexy star, fresh from a Barbados vacation, hit the red carpet at the Costume Institute Gala’s `The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion` event at the Metropolitan Museum of ...

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Caribbean Clean Of Swine Flu

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 5, 2009: The number of cases of swine flu has grown past the one thousands mark but the Caribbean is luckily not on the list of nations with reported cases. The World Health Organization says as of late Monday, 21 countries have officially reported 1,085 cases of influenza A, the H1N1 infection or swine ...

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Feds Want Madoff`s Cayman Islands Assets Too

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 23, 2009: Self-confessed swindler, Bernie Madoff`s assets included a yacht in the Cayman Islands and now U.S. prosecutors want to forfeit that among other possessions. The Cayman Islands asset the federal government wants is named in court papers as `one Leopard 23M Sport Yacht known as Bull, Hull No. 27, approximately 23 meters long, ...

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