New Peace Corps Director Sworn In

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Aug. 26, 2009: He served in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic; now he has been named to head the body. Aaron S. Williams was this week sworn in as the 18th Director of the Peace Corps and only the second African American to hold […]

Stanford Must Stay Jailed

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CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: A New Orleans appeals court on Monday ruled that Sir R. Allen Stanford must stay jailed until his trial. The U.S. Court of Appeals` three-judge panel denied a petition by the Texas financier to be released on bail in the $7 billion […]

New Mexico Governor In Cuba

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CaribWorldNews, SANTA FE, Mexico, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: New Mexico Governor, Bill Richardson, is in Cuba today after leading a trade mission there Monday. A statement from Richardson`s office said the mission is designed to capitalize on potential agricultural and cultural partnerships between Cuba and New Mexico.  The delegation will […]

Guyana Opposition Head Retains Post

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: Robert Corbin has been returned as the head of Guyana`s main opposition party, the People`s National Congress. Corbin beat out attorney Winston Murray with 614 votes to 223 votes to be returned as head of the PNC. He told BBC Caribbean that his […]

UN Helping Haiti Prepare For Hurricanes

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: United Nations aid agencies and the world body`s peacekeeping mission in Haiti are readying for the hurricane season. The UN says they have pre-positioned stockpiles of food and other emergency supplies and stand ready to support local authorities deal with the upcoming […]

Spanish Caribbean Nationals Make Miss Universe Top Five

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CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Mon. Aug. 24, 2009: It was a night for hot Latinas, with three taking the top five spots in the 2009 Miss Universe pageant, two from the Caribbean. Miss Dominican Republic was named the 2009 runner-up while Miss Puerto Rico was fifth. But the crown belonged to […]

Bermuda Spared Wrath Of Hurricane Bill

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CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mon. Aug. 24, 2009: Bermuda has been spared the wrath of Hurricane Bill, the first major hurricane of the 2009 season. Bermuda Premier, Dr. Ewart Brown,  last night said the British-dependent territory was spared from a horrendous direct hit after Hurricane Bill turned west, instead of east. […]