Judge Turns Grinch With Allen Stanford

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: U.S. District Judge David Hittner was the Grinch that yesterday stole Texas financier R. Allen Stanford`s Christmas. As if things are not already tough for the former flamboyant investor turned cricket entrepreneur, Judge Hittner yesterday hit the once knighted Antigua resident with news […]

Buju Banton’s Label Stays Mum

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: Today marks the eighth day since the arrest of controversial reggae singer, Buju Banton. But so far, his record label has maintained its silence, issuing no statements nor responding to no media queries. A CWNN request for comment to Banton’s Gargamel Music […]

Caribbean Youth Want Action On Climate Change

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By Anna Scarlette Copenhagen, Denmark, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009:  (Panos) – Eleven youth from seven Caribbean islands are among the 1,500 young people in Copenhagen intent on having their say, as world leaders struggle to come up with a global climate deal. `As the generation that will have to deal […]

Place Climate Adaptation Body In Caribbean Urge Leaders

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CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: Civil society leaders are calling for an important climate change body to be located in the Caribbean island nation of Barbados. Richer countries were urged to join developing nations in supporting the sitting of the headquarters of the proposed Global Adaptation Fund […]

Buju Banton Feels He Will Be Cleared

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2009: `Rasta Got Soul` singer, Buju Banton, is confident he will be exonerated. That`s the word from Banton`s attorney, Herbert Erving Walker, III, a licensed practicing Florida attorney for over a decade. Walker`s comments come as the singer yesterday waived a bail hearing and […]

St. Maarten Hopes For Increase In Visitors

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CaribWorldNews, PHILLIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2009: St. Maarten`s tourism director is hoping for a turnaround in fortunes of visitor arrival and expenditure to the Dutch Caribbean island, known for its sophisticated feel and picturesque landscape. Tourism Director Regina LaBega told CaribWorldNews that she is hoping the current advertising […]

T&T`s Murder Rate Jumps Again

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2009: The murder rate in the oil rich twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago jumped yesterday with the murder of a 27-year-old man. Don Daniel, known as `PA`, was shot Wednesday afternoon by a lone gunman on Acuno road in Maracas, St. Joseph, […]

Climate Change Catastrophe Threatens Tourism

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CaribWorldNews, RODNEY BAY VILLAGE, St. Lucia, Thurs. Dec. 17, 2009: Participants at the recently held Caribbean Media Exchange in St. Lucia were urged to launch campaigns similar to those waged against HIV/AIDS to warn people of the dangers of climate change and how it could affect tourism and sustainable development […]

Fans Rush To Buju Banton’s Defense On Facebook

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 16, 2009: As reggae singer Buju Banton gets ready for his court appearance in a Florida court today, loyal fans are taking to social networking site Facebook to proclaim his innocence and to claim he was framed, CWNN has found. `The batty bwoys dem […]

Rihanna Strips Down For GQ

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 16, 2009: Sexy Bajan singer has stripped down for the readers of GQ magazine, showing a lot more than just cleavage. The singer appears topless, with just her hands as cover for her breasts, in the latest issue of the mag. The only article […]