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Bahamas Warned To Watch Danny

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Aug. 27, 2009: Residents of the Bahamas are being warned to keep a strong eye on tropical storm Danny. At 11 p.m.  last night, the center of  Danny was located about 370 miles east-northeast of Nassau and was expected to increase in forward speed by Friday, according to the Miami-based National Hurricane Center. Strengthening is forecast ...

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Burger King Expands Presence In Latin America, Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 27, 2009: Burger King franchises in the Latin America and Caribbean region continue to grow, with the company adding 85 new restaurants so far this year. Armando Jacomino, President  of BK Latin America & Caribbean said the new restaurant brings the total franchises to 1,078.  He also revealed that for the first time, the ...

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The Third Senator Kennedy Was In For the Long Term, His Influence Grew Steadily

 Commentary By Henry J. Stern CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 27, 2009: One cannot write today without discussing the remarkable life and career of Senator Ted Kennedy.  His great gifts, many developed later in life, were for many years overshadowed by his spectacularly illustrious family, which included three martyred brothers – a President, a Senator, and a naval aviator ...

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UN Helping Haiti Prepare For Hurricanes

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: United Nations aid agencies and the world body`s peacekeeping mission in Haiti are readying for the hurricane season. The UN says they have pre-positioned stockpiles of food and other emergency supplies and stand ready to support local authorities deal with the upcoming annual hurricane season, a year after four successive storms battered ...

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Two Plead Guilty To Importing Cocaine From The Bahamas

CaribWorldNews, WEST PLAM BEACH, FL, Mon. Aug. 24, 2009: Two men face a minimum sentence of 10 years to life in prison and a fine of $4 million for conspiring to import cocaine into the United States from the Bahamas. Mark Pinder and Parson Exana have both pleaded guilty to the crime. On May 25, 2009, ICE special agents conducted ...

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Caribbean Athletes Reportedly Arrested In Berlin Disco Incident

CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Aug. 22, 2009: Five Caribbean athletes in Berlin for the world championships were arrested after a scuffle at a Berlin disco early Sunday, reports indicate. The athletes names were not released but German police said the five include three men from the Bahamas aged 24, 25 and 28, and two from Cuba aged 21 and 24. The ...

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CARICOM And The Global Crisis

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 4, 2009: In a matter of days, a task force of five Caricom leaders will meet in Jamaica to discuss a regional approach to the global economic and financial crisis. The group – the third that the Caribbean has created on this issue – includes the President of Guyana and the Prime ...

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Jamaica Records Third Swine Flu Death

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Aug. 4, 2009: Jamaica`s death toll from swine flu has climbed to three. The Ministry of Health reported that the latest case involved a patient who had underlying medical conditions, but gave no other details. The latest death comes as the overall number of confirmed cases of the H1-N1 virus in Jamaica totals 62. Jamaica, the ...

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Black Caribbean Staff `Discriminated` At World Bank – Report

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 15, 2009:The Government Accountability Project has accused the World Bank of discriminating against black employees, including those from the Caribbean. The June 9th report by the GAP, a leading whistleblower protection organization, claims that in 2008, only four blacks held professional positions among a headquarters staff of over 3,500 professionals. The study especially claimed that ...

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