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Jamaican Athletes Hearing For Today

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: The highly awaited hearings into the positive drug findings of five Jamaican athletes is now set for today. The hearing was postponed to today, from Saturday. The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission`s nine-member disciplinary committee will hear from the athletes who allegedly tested for the banned substance. They will then forward the findings to the ...

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No `Next Food Network Star` Title For Jamaican American

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: The title of `The Next Food Network Star` was last night won by Melissa d`Arabian. Jamika Pessoa, born to Jamaican parents, lost her chance to win the title when she was booted off the show. Pessoa, who described herself as a `true island girl,` made the top four before being given the ...

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Guyanese Informant Admits He Planted Idea To Scare Witness

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 31, 2009: A 34-year-old former Guyanese gang member on Thursday admitted he planted the idea to harm a woman in the mind of Robert Simels, the one-time attorney of self-confessed Guyana-born drug dealer. Selwyn Vaughn admitted to Smiles` attorney under oath yesterday that it was his idea to harm the mother of a main witness against ...

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Grenada PM Reshuffles Cabinet

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Fri. July 31, 2009: Thirteen months after winning the July 8, 2008 general elections, Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has reshuffled his cabinet. Minister Peter David, who was responsible for the ministries of tourism and foreign affairs, will now only be responsible for foreign affairs, while Glennis Robert who was the Minister for social development will ...

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Trini Woman Fatally Shot By Ex

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. July 31, 2009: A 40-year-old Trinidad migrant, shot to death by a former boyfriend, is set to be laid to rest on Monday. CaribWorldNews has learnt from a family friend that Leanne Smith will be buried in Philly on Monday, a week after she was shot dead by 36-year-old Jeffrey Finley. Finley reportedly chased Smith to ...

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Assets Of Saudi Billionaire Ordered Frozen In Cayman

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 31, 2009: Some $9.2 billion in assets belonging to Saudi businessman, Maan al Sanea, has been ordered frozen by a Cayman Islands court. The ruling comes in response to a complaint filed by Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers, another Saudi company that is embroiled in a bitter dispute with Sanea, the owner of Saad ...

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Caribana To Take Over Toronto

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. July 31, 2009: Lake Shore Boulevard West in Toronto is set to come alive tomorrow with the festivities of the 2009 Scotiabank Caribana carnival. Some 10,000 bedazzled masqueraders and many more spectators  will play mas to calypso, soca and steelpan beats for the annual event. The parade will run for 3.6 kilometres over four hours. Some ...

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Summer`s Biggest Reggae Event Premieres In The United States

CaribPR Wire, MIAMI, FL, Fri. July 31, 2009: The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in association with Jan Ryan, Robert Fox and Michael White are proud to present, for the first time in the United States, the Theatre Royal Stratford East and UK Arts production of the internationally acclaimed hit musical, `The Harder They Come.` ...

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Honduras Coup Reveals Fragility Of Latin American Democracy

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. July 31, 2009: The fragility of democracy in Latin America was revealed late last month when the democratically elected president of Honduras, José Manuel Zelaya, was ousted by the army and exiled to neighboring Costa Rica. Significantly, this coup was backed by a large section of the members of the Congress, including many ...

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Participating In The 2010 Census Is Easy, Safe And Important

Commentary by the U.S. Census Bureau CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 31, 2009: Every 10 years, as mandated by the U.S. Constitution, our nation conducts a census –  an effort to count every person living in the United States. The 2010 Census aims to accurately count everyone residing in the U.S., regardless of their age, gender, race, faith, ethnicity, ...

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