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Several Caribbean Nations Make Trafficking In Persons Report

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 17, 2009: In Suriname, Guyanese women and girls are forced into street prostitution and are trafficked into the sex trade near both legal and illegal gold mining camps in the Amazon jungle. That`s just one of the issues highlighted in the US` latest report on trafficking in persons, which said several Caribbean nations still are ...

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Weep For Nevis

Commentary By Arthur Piccolo CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 17, 2009: It seems our earlier comments about Premier Parry`s recent trip to New York City caused quite a stir back on the Island. Well here comes the hurricane. SHAME on Mr. Parry and those on Nevis who think like him. Let`s pray among the 12,000 residents of this small, ...

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Obama Commends Bermuda For Taking Guantanamo Detainees

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 16, 2009: President Barack Obama on Monday publicly thanked the Bermuda government for its decision to accept four Chinese Muslim refugees previously detained at Guantanamo Bay. His comments came during a press availability with Prime Minister Berlusconi of Italy, who has also agreed to accept three specific detainees. `I have to say, by the way, ...

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Trinidad Government Takes Over CL Financial

CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. June 16, 2009: Trinidad and Tobago’s Patrick Manning government will now be running CL Financial. Reuters News quoted a statement from former Trinidad and Tobago Central Bank Governor, Euric Bobb, as confirming Monday that he had been nominated to be the new chairman of CLF’s board. The take-over comes following a January bailout of ...

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RNC Lauds Caribbean American Heritage Month

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 16, 2009: Under Republican President George W. Bush, Caribbean American Heritage Month became a reality. Now the Republican National Committee is lauding the month. The RNC Coalitions  on Monday released a statement lauding  `the many ways Caribbean Americans have contributed to the foundation of our society through academics, art, business, entertainment, education, economics, and politics.` ...

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Bill Clinton Takes Up His Job As U.N. Envoy

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 16, 209: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Monday reported for duty as the U.N. envoy to Haiti and laid out his vision to advance development in the small and impoverished Caribbean nation. Stressing that, more than ever before, the country has the opportunity to advance, Clinton said, `Haiti, not withstanding the total devastation ...

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Allen Stanford Office Furnishings On Sale

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 16, 2009: Quality office furnishings that once decorated the Miami office of financier, Allen Stanford, are now on sale. AMC Liquidators of Miami says it has begun the liquidation of  `24 tractor trailer loads of top of the line office and home furnishings` from the Stanford office. The offerings include several top of the line ...

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Two Montserrat Ministers Fired

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. June 16, 2009: Two ministers from the current Lowell Lewis government in Montserrat have been fired. Chief Minister, Dr. Lewis, reportedly fired Economic Development and Agriculture Minister Reuben Meade and Education and Health Minister Roslyn Cassell-Sealy yesterday. The dismissals come two days after Lewis asked the Governor of the British Overseas Territory to dissolve the Legislative ...

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Black Caribbean Staff `Discriminated` At World Bank – Report

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 15, 2009:The Government Accountability Project has accused the World Bank of discriminating against black employees, including those from the Caribbean. The June 9th report by the GAP, a leading whistleblower protection organization, claims that in 2008, only four blacks held professional positions among a headquarters staff of over 3,500 professionals. The study especially claimed that ...

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Several Caribbean Nationals Honored By The Queen

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. June 15, 2009: Most of the Caribbean nations may have long attained independence from Britain but several Caribbean nationals from five countries were among those making the 2009 birthday honors list of Queen Elizabeth, II this past weekend. Most of the honorees were from the Bahamas and St. Lucia but others came from Belize, Grenada and ...

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