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Husband Of Toni Braxton Impersonator Feeling The Pressure

CaribWorldNews, LAS VEGAS, NV, Fri. May 15, 2009: This Sunday will mark the sixth wedding anniversary of Raymond and Tina Johnson-Finn. But Johnson-Finn is hundreds of miles away in a Suriname jail and the stress is starting to weigh on Finn. Finn has been fighting to free his wife, who is accused of working with promoters to impersonate Toni Braxton ...

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Count Down Begins To U.S. Passport Rule

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. May 14, 2009: In some seventeen days, the much discussed U.S. passport rule will become official. That means that Caribbean and other Americans and legal residents returning to the U.S. from travel in the Caribbean, as well as Bermuda, Mexico and Canada, will be required to show a passport or other valid travel documents before being ...

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New Turks And Caicos Premier Calls Suspension Of Constitution`Draconian`

 CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, Thurs. MAY 14, 2009 : New Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Galmo Williams, has called for a referendum to be taken or a general poll held before the United Kingdom government suspends the territory’s constitution and imposes direct rule from London later this month. Addressing the Caribbean Regional Seminar for the United Nations Second International ...

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Guyana President Makes Case At UN Sustainable Development Forum

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 14, 2009: Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday, used a UN forum on sustainable development to support calls to reduce net global deforestation by 50 percent by 2020. Jagdeo pledged his country`s commitment to the call and asserted that the Copenhagen forum must create financing flows and technology transfer to facilitate the considerable abatement ...

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Two Offers Received For Air Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 14, 2009: Jamaica`s national carrier, Air Jamaica, could soon be sold to one of two interested parties. Jamaica Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Senator Don Wehby, has confirmed that two offers have been received for the privatization of the financially strapped carrier. Speaking at the inaugural Scotia DBG ...

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Mixed Results For Caribbean-American Candidates In May Municipal Elections

By Nigel HenrySpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. May 14, 2009: Several Caribbean candidates failed in their bid for elected office in Tuesday`s municipal elections held in both Miami and New Jersey. Haitian-American Andre Pierre has to make a second bid to become mayor of North Miami, Florida, while Trinidadian Shelley-Ann Bates failed to qualify for next month`s runoff ...

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Ten Dead Following Florida Boat Collapse

CaribWorldNews, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Thurs. May 14, 2009: Ten people were declared dead Wednesday after U.S. Coast Guards responded to a capsized migrant boat off the coast of Florida that is believed to be from Haiti and the Bahamas. US Coast Guard crews last night were continuing the search for more missing people after a vessel capsized about 15 miles ...

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Father Of Guyanese Actor Dead

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 14, 2009: Guyanese-born actor, Ron Bobb-Semple and two other siblings are mourning the passing of their father, John Stephen Bobb-Semple. Bobb-Semple, Sr., passed away on Monday, May 11th in Brooklyn, New York just three weeks short of his 97th  birthday.  He was a former court reporter, journalist, actor, broadcaster and musician who according to ...

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Beware Of Political Correctness

Commentary By Colin Rickards CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 14, 2009: It seems a sad commentary on public life that the Privy Council in Britain has found against the name of Trinidad and Tobago’s highest Order, The Trinity Cross on the grounds that it can offend non-Christian religious sensibilities. Did they even bother to consider that the very name ...

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Dominican Republic Could Become 16th Member Of CARICOM

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. May 13, 2009: The Dominican Republic could become the newest members of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM. The Caribbean nation has reportedly resubmitted its application to join the 15-member grouping, Jamaica’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Kenneth Baugh, was quoted by Caribbean 360 as saying last weekend. `They have renewed their application so this is now under consideration. We ...

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