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Usain Bolt For New York Party

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain `Lightening` Bolt will return to New York this weekend to do what he admits he loves second only to running – dancing. Bolt is set to be part of the celebration party in his honor on Saturday, October 10th at Club Moka at 130-95 91st Avenue in ...

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Fidel Castro`s Daughter For Clarkson University

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: The daughter of former Cuban President, Fidel Castro, is set to share her first-person, intimate account of growing up in Cuba with students of Clarkson University later this month. Alina Fernandez is set to speak at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York on Tuesday, October 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the Cheel ...

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Ash Spews Anew From Montserrat Volcano

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: New ash spewed twice from the Montserrat volcano Monday morning, leaving parts of the island covered in dust.  Officials at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory said last night that activity at the Soufriere Hills Volcano remained at an increased level with two `vigorous ash venting events` Monday at around 10:35 am, and 1:25 p.m. ...

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Rhode Island Man Faces BVI Murder Trial In Years Old Case

CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCE, R.I., Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: A man who is suspected of killing his wife in the British Virgin Islands in 1999 will this week go on trial on the island for the murder. Scuba shop owner David Swain, 53, is set to be tried for the murder of his wife of six years, Shelley Tyre. The Swains had ...

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New York Tourists To Return From Antigua Following Trial

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Five New York tourists are set to return to the Big Apple tomorrow after getting off with a fine on Monday for scuffling with cops here. Chief Magistrate Ivan Walters fined 24-year-old Shoshannah Henry, Dolores Lalanne, 25, Nancy Lalanne, 22, Mike Paul, 25, and Joshua Jackson, 25, $2,300 for the Sept. 4 ...

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Guyana Drug Lord To Be Sentenced Next Week

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Self-confessed Guyana drug lord, Shaheed `Roger` Khan, is set to be sentenced next Friday in a Brooklyn court. Sentencing is set for 2 p.m. eastern standard time.  Prosecutors want Judge Dora Irizarry to sentence Khan to 15 years in jail and nothing less. Under the plea agreement, Khan faces 15 years imprisonment; five ...

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Barbados Makes Top 40 List Of Best Nations

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Barbados is the lone Caribbean nation to make the top 40 list of the 2009 Human Development Report Index. The Caribbean nation came in at 37 on the list, with UN analysts who compile the annual report, meaning it is very high on the quality of life scale. The 2009 report titled ...

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23-Year-Old Arrested In Murder Of British Vice Consul

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Jamaica police have arrested but not yet charged a 23-year-old man in connection with the murder of a British vice consul. The man, whose name has not yet been released, has been arrested and is set to be questioned in connection with the murder of honorary British consul, John Terry. Terry, 65, was ...

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Bounty Killer Turned Back From Trinidad

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: CARICOM national and Jamaican dancehall star, Bounty Killer, was yesterday banned from entering Trinidad, another Caribbean Community member nation. The singer had reportedly travelled to the island to perform at a show last night, hosted by Jacho Entertainment. But immigration officers denied him entry and he returned to Jamaica. The reason for his ...

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Haitian American Allegedly Killed By Drunken Cop Laid To Rest

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY., Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Family and friends in a Haitian family in New York also struggled to say good bye to their daughter even as another Haitian family tried to say farewell to six family members in Naples, FL. Vionique Valnord, 33, who was allegedly killed by a drunk off-duty New York City police officer, was laid ...

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