New St. Kitts-Nevis Cabinet Sworn In

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CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mon. Feb. 7, 2010: A new nine-member St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Cabinet of Prime Minister Dr. Denzil L. Douglas was sworn in on Sunday afternoon. Prime Minister Douglas and his new ministers took the oaths of allegiance, office and secrecy administered by his Lordship Frances Bell […]

Rex Nettleford: Caribbean Nationalist

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CaribWorldNews, PHONEIX, Arizona, Mon. Feb. 7, 2010: Whenever I heard Rex Nettleford speak or read his writings, I was reassured that I was part of something special. He appealed to three of my defining identities – Black, Caribbean-Guyanese and sufferer. One of my most cherished moments was when I interviewed […]

Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor For Friday Arraignment?

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2010: Dr. Conrad Murray, the Caribbean-born doctor to late icon, Michael Jackson, is reportedly set to be arraigned tomorrow in a Los Angeles court. Reports are that the Grenada-born Murray will face a charge, rumored to be involuntary manslaughter for Jackson`s June death. Spokespersons […]

Condolences Pour In For Professor Nettleford

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2010: Condolences have begun pouring in for Professor Rex. Nettleford, former vice chancellor of the University of the West Indies, who passed away following a heart attack on Feb. 2nd. John Lynch, chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board said the tourism community joins […]

Who Pays To Promote The Caribbean?

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 By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Feb. 3, 2010: Who pays to promote the Caribbean as a destination that tourists should visit? Is it governments through general taxation, or is it the hoteliers and those in the private sector who benefit from the industry`s success? Alternatively, should it be […]

Usain Bolt To Return To NY Grand Prix

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 3, 2010: The world`s fastest man will return to the ground he first broke the 100-meters record this June, organizers of the annual Grand Prix announced Tuesday. The Jamaican-born sprint sensation, Usain `Lighting` Bolt, is set to compete in the 100 meters at the Adidas […]

Professor Rex Nettleford Is Dead

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Feb. 3, 2010: Vice Chancellor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies, Professor Ralston Milton `Rex` Nettleford, is dead. Sources tell CWNN Nettleford died at 8 o`clock last night in the George Washington Hospital. He was 76, just a day short of his 77th birthday. […]

Haitian American Footballers Hope To Win Super Bowl For Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL., Weds. Feb. 3, 2010:  Haitian American footballers, Indianapolis Colts receiver Pierre Garcon and New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma are each hoping their respective teams will win this Sunday at the Super Bowl here in Miami. But its not simply a victory that Garcon and Vilma are […]

Chevron Makes Major Donation to Haiti Relief

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PADF-OAS-HUFH relief efforts get a major financial boost WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Chevron has donated $450,000 to the Pan American Development Foundation’s Haiti disaster relief and recovery effort, a major contribution that will have a significant impact on the nonprofit’s in-country work. www.PanAmericanRelief.org “Chevron is a shining example of […]