Barbados Gets A Downgrade

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Barbados may have gotten a high quality of living stamp but its bond rating was yesterday downgraded to the brink of junk. Moody`s Investors Service on Tuesday lowered the Barbados government bond rating to the brink of junk territory, stating that the […]

Buju Banton Meets Gay Critics

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CaribWorldNews, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton, whose concerts have been targeted for cancellation by gay activists, this week sat down with some of his critics. Banton met with fur members of San Francisco`s gay community Monday afternoon for 40-minutes to discuss his `troubling […]

Stanford Due In Court In Houston Today

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Disgraced financier and cricket entrepreneur, Sir Allen Stanford, is set for court in Houston today. Stanford and three other defendants are due in federal court in Houston for a status hearing today, Oct. 14th. The hearing as U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday asked a […]

Not Guilty Says Accused In PanAm Hijacking

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 3009: A 66-year-old man, accused in the hijacking of a 1968 Pan American flight to Cuba, yesterday insisted he is innocent. Luis Armando Pena Soltren appeared in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to answer charges stemming from his involvement in the hijacking of […]

TEMPO TV Turns 4

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CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Caribbean TV channel, Tempo, is turning four. TEMPO founder, chairman and CEO,  Frederick A. Morton, Jr., says in celebration of the fourth anniversary, Tempo will partner with the Virgin Islands government on an upcoming TEMPO Turns 4 concert. The event is scheduled for […]

Count Down Begins To CMEx St. Lucia

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CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Media mavens and communications connoisseurs, most of them women, are planning to converge on Saint Lucia to discuss climate change and tourism outreach to multicultural communities in December. Several top communications specialists from the Caribbean, North America and Europe are offering messages of […]

Jamaican Reggae Singer Puts Spotlight On Swine Flu

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009: A Jamaica-born, Brooklyn-based reggae singer has put the spotlight on the deadly H1N1 or swine flu virus in song. Mikey Jarrett along with J.D. Smooth have just released their new song titled `Swine Flu.` Jarett, who was born in Trench Town, Jamaican and […]

Turks & Caicos Could Have Elections By 2011

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009: Amid criticism over the takeover of the Turks and Caicos Islands by the British government, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons, Chris Bryant, yesterday revealed a date for elections in the islands. Bryant, in a written ministerial statement to the House of […]

Monument To Haitian Soldiers Unveiled In Georgia

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CaribWorldNews, SAVANNAH, GA, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009: A tribute to over 500 Haitian volunteers who fought in the 1779 Battle of Savannah has been unveiled. After 9 years in the making, a monument to the 500 was unveiled this past weekend in Franklin Square, Savannah, Georgia.  But the tribute comes […]