Antigua To Borrow Over $100 Million From IMF

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CaribWorldNews, ST JOHN`S, Antigua, Thurs. Mar. 18, 2010:  Antigua and Barbuda is set to take on an International Monetary Fund loan even as the country is being sued by investors of accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford. Antiguan Finance Minister Harold Lovell said this week the IMF will lend the […]

Haitian Jailed In Mortgage Fraud Case

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CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Weds. Mar. 17, 2010: A Haitian national will spend the next 17 years of his life in prison and then face deportation for a mortgage-fraud case that resulted in more than $9 million in losses to Phoenix-area banks. Mario G. Bernadel was sentenced yesterday less than a […]

Haiti Donors` Conference Set For U.N. Headquarters

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 17, 2010: The much-touted donor conference for Haiti`s rebuilding effort is slated to U.N. headquarters on March 31st. The United States, in cooperation with the government of Haiti, will join the United Nations in co-hosting the ministerial-level `International Donors` Conference: Towards a New Future for […]

Youngest Solo Rower Lands In Guyana

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. Mar. 17, 2010: The youngest person to row an entire ocean solo landed in Guyana and immediately dove into a water melon on the Georgetown dock. Katie Spotz, 22, who grew up in Mentor, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, completed her mission Sunday after 70 days […]

Three Jamaicans Murdered In Rochester

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 17, 2010: The murder toll rose to three in Upstate Rochester, New York Tuesday with the death of another Jamaican national. Police in Rochester say 29-year-old Robert Moncriffe, who was shot a week earlier by one or more attackers in the town of Greece, […]

Miller Commission Says No to Direct Taxes in Cayman Islands

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GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, March 16 /PRNewswire/ — Direct taxation has been ruled out for The Cayman Islands, according to a report from an independent economic commission published this week. The Miller Report was commissioned by the Cayman Islands government at the request of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. […]

WIN Group, Sante Holding Corp. To Develop Haiti`s Terminal Varreux

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 16 /PRNewswire/ — Responding to the desperate need for new and expanded port infrastructure to serve earthquake recovery efforts, as well as to address the long-term shipping needs of the country, Haiti-based WIN Group and South Florida-based Sante Holding today announced having reached an agreement to re-develop […]

Call Him Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Jimmy Cliff

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 16, 2010:  Jamaican Grammy-winning reggae legend and actor, Jimmy Cliff, last night brought the house down as he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cliff turned the Waldorf Astoria ballroom into a dancehall as he thrilled with three of his […]

Jamaicans To Protest Sale Of Air Jamaica In NYC

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 16, 2010: Several members of the Jamaican Diaspora in New York are set to protest the sale of Air Jamaica this Thursday. The group, led by Sons and Daughters of Jamaica founder, Jose Richards, plan to stage a demonstration outside the Jamaican Consulate in […]