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Guyana Opposition Leadership Fight Down To Two

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Aug. 21, 2009:  The battle for the leadership of Guyana’s main opposition Peoples National Congress Reform is now down to two men. The face-off is now between the incumbent, Robert Corbin, and former party chairman, Winston Murray. Barbados-based management consultant, Dr. Aubrey Armstrong and former health minister and PAHO employee, Dr. Richard Van West Charles, have ...

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Haitian-Americans In The Running For Florida Congressional Seat

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 21, 2009: Three Haitian Americans are in the running for the race for Florida`s 17th congressional district. They are former state Rep. Phillip Brutus, state Rep. Yolly Roberson and Marleine Bastien, the present chair of the Florida Immigrant Coalition, and Vice-Chair of the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition.. Bastien yesterday announced her candidacy at the Gwen Margolis ...

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Former Lawyer Of Guyana Drug Dealer Found Guilty

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Aug. 21, 2009:  The 62-year-old former lawyer of self-confessed Guyana drug dealer, Shaheed Roger Khan, has been found guilty in a Brooklyn court of plotting to kill witnesses associated with the Khan case. Robert Simels was found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn, which had deliberated a week. Simels was convicted of tampering with eight ...

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Hurricane Bill On Track To Reach Bermuda Saturday

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 21, 2009: Bermuda last night was under a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch as Hurricane Bill continued to churn about 510 miles south of the island. Late last night, Bill, now a category three storm, was moving toward the northwest with near 125 mph winds. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say the ...

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Colin Powell Named West Indian Carnival Grand Marshal

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 21, 2009: Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired Army General, Colin Luther Powell, has been named among the 2009 grand marshals of the New York West Indian Day Carnival. Spokeswoman of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association, Jean Alexander, told CWNN last night that Powell will not only serve as the grand ...

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World`s Oldest Blogger Is Guyanese

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Aug. 20, 2009: The world`s oldest blogger is reportedly a ninety-six-year-old man, born in Guyana. Randall Butisingh, a Florida resident, succeeded Maria Amelia Lopez Solino as the oldest blogger on the web after the 97-year old Spanish great grandmother died in May 2009, according to Calcutta News.Net. Butisingh, who was born in then British Guyana, was ...

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The Clintons For Bermuda?

CaribWorldNews, BEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 20, 2009: Is U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton planning an island getaway? It seems that way, at least according to the Bermuda Sun newspaper. The paper says Secretary of State Clinton and her husband are set for a four-day stay in Bermuda this weekend. The couple will reportedly stay at Cambridge Beaches Resort ...

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Category Four Bill Approaching Bermuda

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Aug. 20, 2009: Bermuda and the Leeward Islands are being warned to watch out for Hurricane Bill. The storm, which last night grew to a dangerous category 4 hurricane, was hovering about 970 miles south-southeast of Bermuda last night. According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Bill was moving toward the northwest near 20 mph ...

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Manslaughter Charges For MJ`s Caribbean Doc?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 20, 2009: Michael Jackson`s Caribbean-born doctor may charged with manslaughter within the next two weeks. That`s according to Fox News. The network quoted a law enforcement source as saying yesterday that Grenadian-born, Trinidad-raised doctor, Conrad Murray, could be slapped with the charge relating to the singer`s death shortly. The report comes a day after ...

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Bahamas: Miss Universe Pageant Tickets Still Available

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Thurs. Aug. 20, 2009: Tickets for Saturday night`s Miss Universe pageant in the Bahamas are going slowly, reports indicate. Associated Press reports indicate ticket sales for the 2009 Miss Universe pageant have been slow, prompting a special promotion Wednesday. Kerzner International President, George Markantonis, who also owns the Atlantic Hotel where the pageant is being held, said ...

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