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Guyanese To Face IRS Fraud Charges

CaribWorldNews, PORt-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. May 21, 2009: A 66-year-old Guyanese man is set to face a conspiracy charge of attempting to defraud the U.S. government out of some two million dollars. Neville Solomon was this week ordered to be extradited from Trinidad and Tobago to the US after arriving there on May 1. Solomon agreed to the extradition request following ...

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Jamaica Director of Public Prosecutions To Investigate Erroneous Charter Plane Story

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 21, 2009: The Director of Public Prosecutions will have to determine whether criminal or disciplinary proceedings should be instituted in the case of a private plane arriving at the Norman Manley Airport on May 14th with large wads of cash, that turned out to be a hoax. That’s according to a report presented yesterday to ...

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Slavery And Indentureship

Commentary By Dr. Randy Persaud CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 21, 2009: A debate is taking place in some quarters of the Guyana media as to whether slavery and indentureship were similar.  A `K. Misir, in a recent newspaper letter, argues that, `For all intents and purposes indentureship was a clever euphemism for slavery since labour became a commodity ...

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Jamaica Sees Big Drop In Remittance

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. May 20, 2009: Money transfers to Jamaica have slowed remarkably for the first quarter of 2009, according to the Planning Institute of Jamaica. The Institute on Monday evening revealed that its research and analysis shows remittance inflows for the January to March period dropped by 15 per cent to US$414.6 million compared to the same period ...

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Jamaican Mortgage Broker Who Fled Florida Charges Appears In Court

CaribWorldNews, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. May 20, 2009: A Jamaican-born mortgage broker, who fled to Jamaica in 2006, was on Tuesday morning charged with masterminding a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud conspiracy in a Fort Lauderdale court. Yvette Scott Patterson, a former Lauderhill resident, was arrested in Jamaica in March 2008 and waived her right to fight extradition to the United ...

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Haitian Ambassador Welcomes Clinton Appointment

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 20, 2009: Haitian Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Ray Joseph, has welcomed the appointment of former U.S. President Bill Clinton, as a U.N. envoy to Haiti. `I think the involvement of President Clinton in Haiti at this time will be beneficial to the country, because with his charisma and his worldwide contacts with the powers-that-be, ...

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NYC Council Celebrates Haitian Flag Day

 CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. May 20, 2009: The New York City Council On Monday, hosted another annual Haitian Flag Day ceremony at City Hall. Under the leadership of Speaker Christine Quinn, Council members Matheiu Eugene, Leroy Comrie, Inez Dickens, Kendall Stewart, Thomas White and Letitia James, the Council paid tribute to the culture and contributions of Haitian Americans. Councilmember Comrie ...

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Indo-Caribbean Studies Association Launched At Warwick

By John Mair CaribWorldNews, WARWICK, UK, Weds. May 20, 2009: Britain’s two most distinguished Indo-Caribbean scholars, Professor David Dabydeen of the University of Warwick and Professor Clem Seecharan of London Metropolitan University, plus the most successful publisher of Caribbean books in the UK, Jeremy Poynting of Peepal Tree Press, have launched the Indo-Caribbean Studies Association at Warwick University. The Association ...

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Stanford Receiver Fees In The Millions

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Tues. May 19, 2009: How much does it cost for a court-appointed receiver to take control of a billion dollar empire? Try $19.9 million. The Dallas-based law firm of Krage & Janvey, the court-appointed receiver in the $8 billion Allen Stanford Ponzi claim case, on Friday submitted the bill to the court, according to the Houston Chronicle. ...

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