Guyana: Miners To `Testify` On Alleged Corruption

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. June 9, 2009: Several miners in Guyana have been brought to the capital to aid officials investigating corruption among military and police officials based in the country`s interior. Army Chief of Staff Gary Best on Monday said the miners were ferried in to help in the […]

Man Wanted For Sex Abuse Arrested In The DR

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CaribWorldNews, SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Tues. June 9, 2009: A 53-year-old man wanted for sexual abuse charges was arrested in the Dominican Republic after an airing on `America’s Most Wanted.` Joseph Christian Fontana, formerly of Green Acres Avenue in Fort Walton Beach, had been on the lam since 2006 when he […]

Jamaican Suspect In Soldier’s Slaying Nabbed

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CaribWorldNews, SPRING LAKE, N.C., Tues. June 9, 2009: A Jamaican drug dealer wanted in the slaying of a soldier at a Spring Lake nightclub in North Carolina has been nabbed. Demar J. Bryan, 22, was caught while trying to flee to Jamaica over the weekend, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office […]

Thousands Gather To Say Goodbye To Popular Haitian Priest

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. June 8, 2009: Mourners wearing buttons and T-shirts with the words `The Struggle Continues` filled a Miami church to overflow Saturday to bid adieu to popular Haitian priest and activist,  Father Gerard Jean-Juste. Father Jean-Juste, aka Gerry, to many, was remembered at funeral services Saturday at […]

Caribbean Swine Flu Rate Now Close To 80

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 8, 2009: Swine flu rate in the Caribbean is growing with the region recording its first death on Friday and the current rate now put at  78. Dominican Republic health officials reported a pregnant 17-year-old from Santo Domingo as the first victim of  AH1N1 […]

Caribbean Governments Renew Caribbean Catastrophe Insurance

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. June 8, 2009: Sixteen Caribbean governments have renewed their Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance policies. The World Bank and the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility offered the renewal at a 10 percent decrease in premium costs to help regional governments meet `premium obligations in this year of […]

Obama To Nominate Two U.S. Ambassadors To The Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 5, 2009: The Obama administration on Thursday announced its intention to nominate two U.S. ambassadors to the Caribbean nations of Haiti and the Bahamas. The two tipped to be named to the post are Nicole A. Avant, who is the nominee for ambassador to the […]