Opposition In St. Lucia Wants Minister Gone

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CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St Lucia, Weds. Aug. 11, 2010: The main opposition party in St. Lucia wants the country`s National Security Minister fired after three men, including two Venezuelan nationals, were freed by armed gunmen from the island`s main prison on Sunday. The St. Lucia Labour Party is demanding the dismissal […]

Puerto Rico Gets A Credit Downgrade

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 11, 2010: Credit rating agency, Moody`s, has lowered its outlook on Puerto Rico to negative. Moody`s now has Puerto Rico at A3, four steps above junk territory. There is increased chances of a downgrade, on expectations the commonwealth won`t be able to improve the […]

LIME/CANA Netball Tourney – Top Teams Hunt KO Title

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CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Aug. 10, 2010: The preliminary round of the LIME-sponsored Caribbean American Netball Association, (CANA) tournament, which began June 5th, ended on a high note for a number of clubs and individuals and an even keel for others, on the weekend of August 8th. One such […]

Jamaica`s Bolt Forced To End 2010 Season

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 10, 2010: Jamaican triple Olympian and world record holder, Usain Bolt, has called an end to his 2010 track season. The top athlete, who lost a race for the first time in two years Friday, said he is ending the season and cancelling his participation […]

Jamaican Lands In Middle of Illinois Political Battle

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CaribWorldNews, CHICAGO, Illinois, Tues. Aug. 10, 2010: Jamaican-born advocate turned politician and one time New Yorker, Gary Foster, has landed smack in the middle of a congressional election race in Illinois. Randy Hultgren, a Republican running in Illinois` 14th Congressional district, released a scathing press release last week accusing his […]

That EU Cariforum Economic Partnership Agreement

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 10, 2010: It is unlikely that you have ever heard of Christofer Fjellner from Finland or Peter Sratsny from Slovakia. It is however possible that you may know of José Bové, the environmental campaigner who rose to fame in France when in protest he destroyed […]

Trinidad National Charged In Immigration `Sham` Wedding

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 10, 2010: A 30-year-old Trinidad national has been charged with a 33-year-old Portuguese man in an immigration sham wedding. Authorities claim Falana McKenzie and Jorge Mouchino were arrested on Saturday on suspicion of immigration offences after a UK Border Agency raid on a registry office, […]

Stanford`s Sticky Wicket Reopens In Antigua

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CaribWorldNews, ST JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Aug. 10, 2010: Sticky Wicket, the cricket themed restaurant once owned by former billionaire R. Allen Stanford, has reopened its doors in Antigua. The restaurant along with a cricket stadium has been reopened with investment from local investors, reports indicate. Both belonged to accused Ponzi […]

PM Urges Barbadians Living Overseas To `Get Involved`

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Aug. 10, 2010: Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson wants all Barbadians in the Diaspora to get more involved in national activities wherever they live. This message was delivered Monday on his behalf by Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister`s Office, Keith Franklin, during the opening ceremony […]