British Retirees In Tobago Wounded In Machete Attack

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Aug. 4, 2009: A British couple living in Tobago were seriously wounded in a machete attack Monday, police on the island said. Cops say Peter Greene, 65, and his wife, Marion, 59, were attacked Saturday afternoon on the island and had to be airlifted to a […]

Jamaica Records Third Swine Flu Death

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Aug. 4, 2009: Jamaica`s death toll from swine flu has climbed to three. The Ministry of Health reported that the latest case involved a patient who had underlying medical conditions, but gave no other details. The latest death comes as the overall number of confirmed cases […]

CARICOM And The Global Crisis

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 4, 2009: In a matter of days, a task force of five Caricom leaders will meet in Jamaica to discuss a regional approach to the global economic and financial crisis. The group – the third that the Caribbean has created on this […]

Seven Convicted In Trinidad-Born Army Vet`s Death

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Seven Trinidad nationals have been convicted in the 2005 kidnapping of a Trini-born, U.S. Army veteran. The seven – Wayne Pierre, Kevin Nixon, Christopher Sealey, Anderson Straker, Ricardo De Four, Zion Clarke, and Kevon Demerieux – were convicted on Friday in U.S. District […]

Self-Confessed Guyana Drug Dealer For Fall Sentencing

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Shaheed `Roger` Khan, the Guyanese-born self-confessed drug dealer, is set to be sentenced for his crimes later this fall. Khan, according to court records accessed by CaribWorldNews, is scheduled for sentencing on November 6, 2009 at 11 a.m. This comes on the […]

Sir Allen Replaces Attorney

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CaribWorldNews, DALLAS, TX., Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: Sir R. Allen Stanford, the flamboyant Texas financier accused of a $7 billion Ponzi fraud, has replaced his criminal attorney. Despite claiming he has no money for legal fees since his assets are frozen, Stanford replaced Dick DeGuerin, with attorneys from the Patton […]

Trini Native Among Immigrant Detainees With Grouses

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: A 44-year-old Trinidad-born, mother of four, still remembers the torrid times she spent in several Florida detention facilities.Marlene Jaggernauth, 44, is among the detainees whose rights immigrant advocates say the U.S. federal government is violating. Jaggernauth was deemed deportable in 2003 and […]

Another Jamaican Cop Shot Dead

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: A 56-year-old Jamaican cop was yesterday shot dead in rural Westmoreland, Jamaica. Police officials say Anthony Simpson was shot multiple times Sunday by three gunmen in Little London district of Westmoreland. He was off duty at the time of the killing. His adult […]

Jamaican Athletes Hearing For Today

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Aug. 3, 2009: The highly awaited hearings into the positive drug findings of five Jamaican athletes is now set for today. The hearing was postponed to today, from Saturday. The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission`s nine-member disciplinary committee will hear from the athletes who allegedly tested for the […]