U.S. Lauds Antigua, Dominica

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Nov. 3, 2009: The U.S. is applauding both Antigua and Barbuda and Dominica as the nations mark their independence anniversaries. U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, paid tribute to the two countries from Morocco, where she is visiting.  Antigua and Barbuda marked 28 years as […]

Guyanese Cops Arrested For Torturing Teen

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Nov. 2, 2009: Two Guyanese cops have been arrested for allegedly torturing a teen suspect. Guyana Police Chief Henry Greene on Sunday said the unnamed cops were arrested on suspicion of dousing a 14-year-old murder suspect whose surname has been given as Thomas, with alcohol and […]

New Haitian PM Designated

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. Nov. 2, 2009: A new prime minister has already been designated in Haiti just hours after the sacking of Prime Minister Michele Pierre-Louis. President Rene Preval has designated Haiti`s planning minister, Max Bellerive, as the next prime minister. The senate must now convene this week to […]

Jamaica Chamber Calls Bank Governor`s Resignation Unfortunate

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Nov. 2, 2009: The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce is speaking out over what the organization calls the `sudden resignation` of Jamaica’s central bank governor, Derrick Lattibeaudiere.  Latibeaudiere, who was leading negotiations with the IMF to obtain a $1.2 billion stand-by loan, resigned, Finance Minister Audley Shaw […]

British Report Recommends Tax Changes For Territories

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: British-dependent Caribbean islands should consider introducing more taxes in order to shore up their economies.  That`s the word from a U.K. government-commissioned report led by Michael Foot, a former director of the Bank of England and published Thursday. In an overview of the […]

Haitian PM Snubs Senate

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Haitian Prime Minister Michele Pierre-Louis on Thursday refused to appear before the Haitian Senate, which had summoned her. Pierre-Louis` actions could mean a vote on her ouster since the 29 member Senate is already antsy over  the apparent misuse of US$197 million in […]

BVI Jury Convicts Rhode Island Man Of Murder

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CaribWorldNews, ROAD TOWN, BVI, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: A 53-year-old Rhode Island man was yesterday found guilty of murdering his wife in a 1999 dive in the British Virgin Islands. David Swain faces life in prison for killing his wife Shelley Tyre by shutting off the air supply on her […]

Elected Haitians Meet On Capitol Hill

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Key Haitian American elected officials from across the United States are set to wrap up a meeting on Capitol Hill today that marks the first of the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network. The two-day meeting, which began Thursday, was convened by Marie […]