Obama Commends Bermuda For Taking Guantanamo Detainees

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 16, 2009: President Barack Obama on Monday publicly thanked the Bermuda government for its decision to accept four Chinese Muslim refugees previously detained at Guantanamo Bay. His comments came during a press availability with Prime Minister Berlusconi of Italy, who has also agreed to accept […]

Allen Stanford Office Furnishings On Sale

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 16, 2009: Quality office furnishings that once decorated the Miami office of financier, Allen Stanford, are now on sale. AMC Liquidators of Miami says it has begun the liquidation of  `24 tractor trailer loads of top of the line office and home furnishings` from the […]

Bill Clinton Takes Up His Job As U.N. Envoy

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 16, 209: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Monday reported for duty as the U.N. envoy to Haiti and laid out his vision to advance development in the small and impoverished Caribbean nation. Stressing that, more than ever before, the country has the opportunity […]

RNC Lauds Caribbean American Heritage Month

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 16, 2009: Under Republican President George W. Bush, Caribbean American Heritage Month became a reality. Now the Republican National Committee is lauding the month. The RNC Coalitions  on Monday released a statement lauding  `the many ways Caribbean Americans have contributed to the foundation of our […]

Trinidad Government Takes Over CL Financial

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CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. June 16, 2009: Trinidad and Tobago’s Patrick Manning government will now be running CL Financial. Reuters News quoted a statement from former Trinidad and Tobago Central Bank Governor, Euric Bobb, as confirming Monday that he had been nominated to be the new chairman of […]

Two Montserrat Ministers Fired

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CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. June 16, 2009: Two ministers from the current Lowell Lewis government in Montserrat have been fired. Chief Minister, Dr. Lewis, reportedly fired Economic Development and Agriculture Minister Reuben Meade and Education and Health Minister Roslyn Cassell-Sealy yesterday. The dismissals come two days after Lewis asked the […]

Several Caribbean Nationals Honored By The Queen

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. June 15, 2009: Most of the Caribbean nations may have long attained independence from Britain but several Caribbean nationals from five countries were among those making the 2009 birthday honors list of Queen Elizabeth, II this past weekend. Most of the honorees were from the Bahamas […]

Black Caribbean Staff `Discriminated` At World Bank – Report

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 15, 2009:The Government Accountability Project has accused the World Bank of discriminating against black employees, including those from the Caribbean. The June 9th report by the GAP, a leading whistleblower protection organization, claims that in 2008, only four blacks held professional positions among a headquarters […]

World In Earliest Days Of Flu Pandemic – WHO

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 15, 2009: The world is now at the start of the 2009 influenza pandemic. That`s the word from the World Health Organization. Dr Margaret Chan, Director-general of the WHO, moved the level of swine flu influenza pandemic alert from phase 5 to phase 6 […]

LA Company Wins Trinidad And Tobago Highway Contract

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Mon. June 15, 2009: A Los Angeles company has been awarded a ten million plus contract to provide project management services for Phase 1 of the National Highway Network Project. AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and […]