Haitian Boat Captains Jailed

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 9, 2010: Two Haitian boat captains will spend a total of 27-and-a-half years in jail for  a failed migrant smuggling operation that resulted in the deaths of nine Haitian nationals and an unborn baby. Jimmy Metellus, 34, and Jean Morange Nelson, alias Jean Monique Nelson, […]

Accused Jamaican Drug Lord Adds More Lawyers To Legal Team

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 9, 2010: Accused Jamaican drug lord, Christopher Michael `Dudus` Coke, has named two new lawyers in his legal battle against U.S. prosecutors. Coke who appeared in a New York courtroom Tuesday has fired Russell Todd Neufield and replaced him with Frank Doddato and Steve […]

New York Cop Admits To Killing Haitian American

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Sept. 9, 2010: A 32-year-old New York City cop yesterday admitted to killing a Haitian American woman while driving drunk down a Brooklyn street. Andrew Kelly pleaded guilty to guilty to vehicular manslaughter in the death of 32-year-old Vionique Valnord as she was hailing a cab […]

Guyana Govt. Orders Barama Factory Closed

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. Sept. 8, 2010:  The Guyana government on Tuesday ordered the closure of the Barama timber factory following three fatal accidents. The factory closing comes just days after employees found the body of Jason Fraser, 30, at an idle plant on Sept. 2. The plant`s machines were […]

Airport Workers Nabbed For DR Coke

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CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, N.J., Weds. Sept. 8, 2010: Two airport workers at the Newark Liberty International Airport have been arrested for allegedly conspiring to smuggle cocaine from the Dominican Republic into the United States. Federal authorities accused 25-year-old Yunior Lopez of Elizabeth, 29-year-old Amaurys Caminero of Linden and 27-year-old Kerlwin Taveras […]

Grenada PM To Remove VAT Service Charge For Hotels

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CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Weds. Sept. 8, 2010: Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas is looking to give tourism in the Spice Isle a boost with the removal of the Value Added Tax on service charge for hotels. However, Thomas, in an address to the nation last night, said hotels benefitting […]

Trinidad-American Rapper Scores A `Win` In Court

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Sept. 8, 2010: There will be no more jail time for raunchy Trinidad-American Rapper Foxy Brown. Brown was on Tuesday spared jail after prosecutors dropped all but one charge against her in Brooklyn Supreme Court. It was a post birthday present for Brown, born Inga Marchand, […]

Barbados-Born Singer Gets `Loud`

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Sept. 8, 2010: Grammy Award-winning Barbados-born singer, Rihanna, is getting `Loud.` The singer, is set to release her fifth album titled `Loud,` for the Christmas holidays. `Loud` is slated to hit stores in November and comes on the heels of her fourth disc, `Rated R.` […]

Scotiabank Expands Global Platforms

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TORONTO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Canada`s most international bank today announced a change in organizational structure that will enable it to capitalize on opportunities for strategic growth. To support the new structure, Scotiabank also announced a series of executive appointments. `We have long been a leader in the international markets […]

Walter Rodney Was Also A Race Man

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By Dr. David HindsSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Weds. Sept. 8, 2010: Since the furor over his visit to Buxton, the President of Guyana has had a lot to say about race, ethnicity, and national unity. At least we have gotten the chief citizen to begin to talk about […]