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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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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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What Now For Sir Allen Stanford?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009:  Now that the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed formal charges against financial adviser and Texas billionaire Robert Allen Stanford, what exactly happens next? For one thing, Stanford, a top political donor and largely celebrated by many Caribbean nationals in the region and the U.S., has to be officially arrested and charged. ...

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Is4we.Com, The World’s First And Only Caribbean Dedicated Search Engine Launched

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 18, 2009: Persons wishing to surf the net for Caribbean content without having to navigate a sea of spam and billions of unrelated pages, can now finally do so.  is4we, Inc., a small up-and-coming IT outfit headquartered in Dominica, on January 13th 2009, launched http://www.is4we.com, a Search Engine dedicated to serving exclusive Caribbean ...

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Caribbean American AG Sees U.S. As `Essentially Nation Of Cowards` On Race

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: The U.S.` first Caribbean American Attorney General stirred controversy in some quarters on Wednesday by declaring that the U.S in many way was `essentially a nation of cowards.` Eric Holder, Jr., at the Department of Justice African American History Month Program insisted that, `Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ...

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French President To Meet With Guadeloupe Officials Today

CaribWorldNews, PARIS, France, Thurs. Feb. 19, 2009: French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to meet officials from Guadeloupe in Paris today. The meeting comes following the death of one person following  month-long riots and strikes on the dependent French territory over the rise in the cost of living. The dead man has been identified as union official Jacques Bino, who ...

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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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