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Ill Sir Allen Makes Court Appearance

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: The once flamboyant Sir Allen Stanford hardly seemed like the same man sitting in a Houston court yesterday. The disgraced financier seemed obviously ill, at one point spitting up blood during the Wednesday status hearing before Judge David Hittner. Still his pride remains evident, as he rebuffed a court officer who tried to ...

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Guyanese Drug Lord To Be Sentenced Tomorrow

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Notorious self-confessed Guyana-born drug king pin, Shaheed Roger Khan, is set to be sentenced in a Brooklyn Court tomorrow. Khan is slated to be sentenced to 15 years in jail and five years supervised release under a plea deal cut with prosecutors. He changed his plea from not guilty to guilty in March ...

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Guyanese-Owned Company Turns 10

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. Oct., 15, 2009: Guyanese Roxanne Sookhai is celebrating 10 years in business. Sookhai`s Unique Professional Creation, Inc. has been around a decade already and this weekend, the unique cake maker and interior designer will mark the milestone with an open house. All are invited to join the celebration at 88-07 212th Street in Queens Village, NY ...

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Barbados Gets A Downgrade

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Barbados may have gotten a high quality of living stamp but its bond rating was yesterday downgraded to the brink of junk. Moody`s Investors Service on Tuesday lowered the Barbados government bond rating to the brink of junk territory, stating that the nation`s government debt has more than doubled. Barbados` bond rating ...

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Stanford Due In Court In Houston Today

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Disgraced financier and cricket entrepreneur, Sir Allen Stanford, is set for court in Houston today. Stanford and three other defendants are due in federal court in Houston for a status hearing today, Oct. 14th. The hearing as U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday asked a federal judge to set a trial date for the former ...

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Buju Banton Meets Gay Critics

CaribWorldNews, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton, whose concerts have been targeted for cancellation by gay activists, this week sat down with some of his critics. Banton met with fur members of San Francisco`s gay community Monday afternoon for 40-minutes to discuss his `troubling history with gay people,` according to blogger Michael Petrelis, who ...

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TEMPO TV Turns 4

CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Caribbean TV channel, Tempo, is turning four. TEMPO founder, chairman and CEO,  Frederick A. Morton, Jr., says in celebration of the fourth anniversary, Tempo will partner with the Virgin Islands government on an upcoming TEMPO Turns 4 concert. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 14, 2009 on St. Croix. `The government`s support ...

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Not Guilty Says Accused In PanAm Hijacking

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 3009: A 66-year-old man, accused in the hijacking of a 1968 Pan American flight to Cuba, yesterday insisted he is innocent. Luis Armando Pena Soltren appeared in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to answer charges stemming from his involvement in the hijacking of the flight that left John F. Kennedy International Airport bound ...

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Count Down Begins To CMEx St. Lucia

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Media mavens and communications connoisseurs, most of them women, are planning to converge on Saint Lucia to discuss climate change and tourism outreach to multicultural communities in December. Several top communications specialists from the Caribbean, North America and Europe are offering messages of hope and encouragement as tourism rebounds from the global recession ...

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Jamaican Reggae Singer Puts Spotlight On Swine Flu

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Oct. 13, 2009: A Jamaica-born, Brooklyn-based reggae singer has put the spotlight on the deadly H1N1 or swine flu virus in song. Mikey Jarrett along with J.D. Smooth have just released their new song titled `Swine Flu.` Jarett, who was born in Trench Town, Jamaican and later migrated to the United States, told Whatz Up TV ...

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