Swiss Court Rejects Baby Doc`s Family`s Appeal

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009:A request by the family of Jean-Claude `Baby Doc` Duvalier, to reclaim the money it had stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, has been shot down by a court in Switzerland. The court rejected the appeal by the family to gain access to the […]

Tropical Storm Ana Eyes Eastern Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: The Eastern Caribbean is on watch for Tropical Storm Ana. Ana is expected to produce rainfall amounts of two to four inches over the Leeward Islands, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Isolated maximum amounts of 6 inches are […]

Usain Shatters Own Record One Year To The Date

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CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: One year to the day that he stunned the world at the Beijing Olympics, Jamaica`s sprint phenomenon has done it again to keep a strong hold on the title of world`s fastest man. Usain `Lightning` Bolt shattered his own 100-m World record of […]

Remittance To Caribbean, Latin To Drop This Year

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 13, 2009: Money transfers to the Caribbean and Latin American region will see a double digit drop this year, the Inter-American Development Bank`s Multilateral Investment Fund said Wednesday. The IDB`s MIF said the regions are expected to receive about $62 billion from its migrants this […]

Presidential Medal Of Freedom For Famed Bahamian American Actor

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 13, 2009: He`s known for roles such as `To Sir With Love.` Now Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat, Sir Sidney Poitier, can add Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient to his long resume. The 82-year-old actor, known for breaking racial barriers as the first […]

Manulife Acquires Michael Lee Chin`s AIC Limited

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CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. Aug. 13, 2009: Manulife Financial yesterday announced it has acquired AIC`s Canadian retail investment fund business, the company stated by Jamaican Michael Lee Chin. Under the agreement, Manulife Mutual Funds would manage all AIC funds in Canada and AIC would continue to act as a fund […]

Bill Clinton Names Haiti Deputy

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 13, 2009: United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti, Former President Bill Clinton, has named a physician and Harvard University professor as his deputy. Clinton this week named Paul Farmer as his United Nations Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti to assist in advancing the economic […]

Trinidad`s Petroleum Company Sells Millions In Bonds

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 12, 2009: Trinidad & Tobago Petroleum Co. Ltd. has raised millions from its first dollar-denominated debt sale in two years. Petrotrin sold $850 million of 10-year dollar bonds, according to Bloomberg News. The money may be used to fund capital requirements and refinance debt, […]