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Weird News – Couple Cited For Having Sex On City Hall Lawn

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri, May 8, 2009: A couple has been slapped with a charge of lewd conduct on public property after cops caught them having sex on the front lawn of the Santa Cruz City Hall. City employees called 911 around 11:25 a.m. after seeing the couple under a white blanket on the grass near the Human Resources ...

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St. Vincent And The Grenadines, University Of New Orleans Discuss Early Childhood Education Partners

CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Fri. May 8, 2009:  Discussion of an early childhood partnership between the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the University of New Orleans has begun. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United States, La Celia A. Prince, recently met with University of New Orleans Chancellor Timothy Ryan and officials of UNO’s College ...

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Antigua Opposition Leader Charged

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Fri. May 8, 2009: Antigua opposition leader, Lester Bird, was among seven other party members charged by police this week. The seven were charged with public order offences by the police that resulted from a dispute at a May Day rally organized by the party’s affiliate, the Antigua Trades and Labor Union. The union had barred ...

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Congresswoman Clarke Supports Mortgage and Predatory Lending Reform

CaribWorldNews, Washington, D.C., Fri. May 8, 2009: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has come out in support of the Mortgage Reform & Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2009 Congresswoman Clarke on Thursday voted in favor of H.R. 1728, which aims to curb abusive practices and predatory lending in the mortgage industry. It also outlaws many of the industry actions that ...

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Guyana Opposition Leader Undergoes Surgery

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 8, 2009: Guyana opposition leader, Robert H. O. Corbin, was late Thursday recovering from surgery at a New York hospital. The surgery comes following his initial hospitalization at the St. Francis Hospital, Heart Center, in Long Island, NY following his arrival in New York on April 27th. Last yesterday, a People’s National Congress Reform ...

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Companies Save Millions By Transitioning Tasks To The Internet

Commentary By Keith Bernard CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 8, 2009: Sally is an administrative assistant at a large and successful law firm located in New York City. She spends approximately an hour and a half each day tracking and shipping mail and packages using the websites of UPS, FEDEX, USPS, and DHL. Several years ago those companies employed ...

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Mobile Phones Rule In Haiti – Report

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 7, 2009: Mobile phones are likely to remain the main form of telecommunications in Haiti for the short-to-medium term, a new report says. A new report on the state of Haiti`s telecommunications by Research and Markets, claims that `given the stagnating fixed-line infrastructure and poor fixed-line penetration rates, mobile is likely to remain the ...

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DR Coke Dealer Sentenced

CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Thurs. May 7, 2009: A 31-year-old Dominican Republic national will spend almost 4 years in prison for his role in distributing cocaine supplied by a drug cell operating in Gwinnett County, Georgia.  Oscar Reynoso, was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison this week, to be followed by 5 years of supervised release. He pleaded guilty to ...

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Where Are The Stats. On Caribbean Imports?

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. May 7, 2009: It is not easy to obtain accurate and up-to-date statistics on the value of the food that the Caribbean imports; whether to feed its own population or the many visitors who come to the region each year. Although the most recent reliable figures suggest that the region’s food import bill ...

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