New Zealander Killed In Jamaica

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. July 9, 2009: A 27-year-old New Zealand groom on a second honeymoon in Jamaica has been shot and killed. Tiki Hunia, 27, a Kiwi living in Hong Kong, was reportedly shot three times in the upper body by a man who approached him as he sat […]

More Debt Written Off For Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. July 9, 2009: Millions more of Haiti`s debt has been written off, this time by The Paris Club of creditor nations. The debt write-off for Haiti comes on the heels of a debt cancellation by Canada, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Wednesday`s debt […]

Counterfeit Sneakers Set For The Bahamas Seized

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CariWorldNews, PALM BEACH, FL, Thurs., July 9, 2009: Counterfeit sneakers worth $300,000 and in transit from China to the Bahamas have been seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers. The shipment was deemed to be fake brand name footwear after a thorough review by CBP import specialists.   “The people […]

Australia Post For Guyana-Born Baroness

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. July 9, 2009: Guyana-born Baroness Valerie Amos, former leader of the House of Lords and the first black woman to sit in a British cabinet, has been appointed to a post in Australia. Baroness Amos was named the new UK High Commissioner to Australia by Britain`s […]

New Details Surface In Second Caribbean `Ponzi Scheme`

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CaribWorldNews, RALEIGH, North Carolina, Weds. July 8, 2009: A Raleigh, North Carolina banker, accused of running an $80 million Ponzi scheme which he fronted as the Millennium Bank of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, reportedly used the money to live a lavish lifestyle, attorneys freezing his assets say. The lawyers […]

Bill Clinton Pauses To Laud Michael

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. July 8, 2009: Former U.S. President, Bill Clinton, took time out from his Haiti trip Tuesday to pay tribute to the King of Pop. Clinton paused during his trip to Haiti as a UN envoy, to laud Jackson for helping the Democratic Party raise cash at […]

Murder Drops In Jamaica Says Security Minister

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. July 8, 2009: Jamaica has seen a 10 percent drop in murder for the first six months of this year, the island`s Minister of National Security said Tuesday. Senator Dwight Nelson said the island`s murder rate dropped for the period January 1 to July 3, 2009, […]

Barbados` Lady Husbands To Be Buried Friday

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. July 8, 2009: Lady Husbands, wife of Barbados Governor-General, Sir Clifford Husbands, is set to be laid to rest this Friday. Lady Husbands, according to a government statement, will be accorded an official funeral, this Friday, July 10. Her burial will be preceded by a service […]

Haitian Migrant Ends Hunger Strike

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Tues. July 7, 2009: A 26-year-old Haitian immigrant, who began a hunger strike to protest his deportation on a domestic abuse conviction, and who is in a Texas facility, is now eating again. Kenson Lima began eating again after U.S. District Judge Hilda Tagle issued a temporary […]

Jamaica Reports First Swine Flu Death

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. July 7, 2009: Jamaica has its first death from swine flu and only the third across the Caribbean. Jamaica Minister of Health, Rudyard Spencer, said Monday that the unnamed man died at the University Hospital of the West Indies this morning after being transferred from the […]