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Former Ambassador Named White House Adviser On Summit Of The Americas

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: A career diplomat and former U.S. ambassador to Zambia, Venezuela, and Mexico  has been named the White House adviser on the Summit of the Americas. President Barack Obama recently announced the appointment of Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow to the position, weeks ahead of the April 17-19 summit in Trinidad and Tobago. Davidow is slated ...

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Turks & Caicos: `Modern Day Colonialism` Says Misick Of Brits Plan

CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: Turks & Caicos Premier Michael Misick is lashing out at Britain over its plans to kick out the current island government following corruption findings. Misick called the plan `modern day colonialism` and has called on the Caribbean Community and a number of other international agencies to intervene. `This step by the ...

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Dominica PM Wants Review Of The ‘Stop Tax Haven Abuse’ Bill

CaribWorldNews, ROSEAU, Dominica, Weds. Mar. 18, 2009: Dominica`s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, says he is among a group of CARICOM leaders hoping for a review of the ‘Stop Tax Haven Abuse’ bill. Skerritt says a sub-committee of heads of Governments of the Caribbean Community has been set up to engage United States Congress members to take another look at the ...

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Man Found Guilty Of Murder Of Former Jamaica Ambassador

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: A 25-year-old man was yesterday found guilty of manslaughter in the murder of former Jamaica trade ambassador, Peter King. Sheldon Pusey was found guilty by a 12-member jury who arrived at a manslaughter verdict. Pusey, of St. Mary, was charged in 2007 with the March 20, 2006 murder of King. King was found ...

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Stanford Owes IRS Millions

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 17, 2009: Seems the former billionaire known as Sir Allen Stanford did not think he had to pay U.S. taxes. The Internal Revenue Service claims the alleged swindler owes them at least $226.6 million in back taxes. The agency has filed a motion in the U.S. District Court in Dallas claiming Stanford and his ...

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Slain Jamaican American Promoter To Be Laid To Rest Next Week

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: Slain Atlanta-based music promoter, Marc Stewart, is set to be laid to rest next Thursday following a funeral service at an Atlanta church.On Sunday, February 15, 2009, Gwinnett County police reported that they found the body of Island Coast President and CEO Marc Stewart. The 36-year old was found in his Ford ...

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Racial Drivel Or Satire? Jamaican American Pol. Reacts

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: Was a New York Post cartoon an attempt at political humor or simply racist? Jamaican American Councilman, Leroy Comrie calls it `terrible judgment.` The New York-based elected official last night said a New York Post cartoon, showing a black chimpanzee being shot to death by two cops as one states, `They`ll have ...

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Stanford Charge May Impact Antigua`s Election – Professor

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: A Caribbean-born, political science professor believes that the charges filed by the SEC on Tuesday against billionaire Allen Stanford, could impact the Antigua and Barbuda general election next month. Arizona University assistant professor and political scientist, Dr. David Hinds, told CWNN on Wednesday that voters on the island could become so disgusted ...

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Will Cricket Be A Victim Of Stanford`s Charges?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: Hours after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed criminal conduct charges against Sir R. Allen Stanford, the West Indies and English cricket boards announced they were suspending sponsorship talks with the billionaire. `The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have suspended negotiations with Sir ...

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Will Stanford Charge Impact The Antiguan Economy?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission moved to charge billionaire R. Allen Stanford with defrauding investors in an alleged $8 billion scheme involving certificates of deposit, questions quickly turned to the possible impact on the Antigua and Barbuda economy, where the businessman runs his Stanford International Bank. The bank is headed ...

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