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Michael Jackson`s Doctor A Trini?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 29, 2009: The cardiologist who was on Saturday questioned by police investigating the death of musical legend, Michael J. Jackson, was reportedly born in Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Conrad Robert Murray, 51, was born in San Juan, Trinidad and migrated with his family to the U.S. when he was in fifth standard, according to ...

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Drug Seizures In Caribbean On A Small Scale

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2009: Narco-trafficking may be a problem for the Caribbean according to U.S. drug reports but compared to the rest of the world, the Caribbean represented the region where only the fifth largest cocaine busts were made in 2007. That’s according to 2009 The World Drug Report, released this week by the United Nations ...

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New Caribbean Business Conference Announced As Ethics Committee Probes Trips By Lawmakers

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 26, 2009: The venue for the 14th Caribbean Multi-National Business Conference has been announced even as the House ethics committee announced it would look into Caribbean trips taken to the event by five congressional law makers in 2007 and 2008. The New York Carib News, which hosts the annual event, said on their website that ...

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An Icon Passes – Caribbean Nationals Shocked At Michael Jackson`s Death

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. June 26, 2009: Before there was Barack Obama, there was Michael Joseph Jackson, sailing across color lines and building an unprecedented fan base in every country around the globe, whether the people there were `black or white.` And the Caribbean fan base was no exception. Yesterday, many cried openly or expressed stunned disbelief that the ...

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Sir Allen Remanded To Jail

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. June 26, 2009: Sir Allen Stanford was yesterday remanded to jail despite his plea of innocence in a Houston court. A judge set bail at US$500,000 ahead of the businessman`s August 25th trial but Stanford must remain in custody pending a government appeal. The Texas-born American, turned naturalized Antigua citizen, faces 21 charges related to an ...

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Jamaica Set For International Immigrants Parade

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 25, 2009:  Jamaica is among more than 100 nations set to participate in this weekend`s 24th annual staging of the International Immigrants Parade in New York City. The day long parade and festivities, set for Saturday, June 27, is the show piece event on the ambitious calendar of the International Immigrants Foundation, headquartered in ...

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Caribbean Nationals Did Not Just Arrive In America

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2009: `Going by some of the most influential texts on American immigration, one could easily come away with the notion that the Caribbean presence in the United States is a recent, at most a postwar, phenomenon,` states Winston James in `The History of Afro-Caribbean Migration to the United States.` But as James points ...

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Caribbean Diplomat Elected To Whaling Commission

CaribWorldNews, MADERIA, Portugal, Fri. June 26, 2009: A Caribbean diplomat has been elected as the vice chairman of the International Whaling Commission. Anthony Liverpool, who for the past five years has been Antigua & Barbuda`s non-resident Ambassador to Japan and his country`s top representative to the 85-member IWC that was created in 1946 to manage the world`s whale stocks, was ...

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St. Lucia Teen Charged With Murder

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. June 25, 2009: A teenage girl has been slapped with a murder charge for the June 13th killing of a 20-year-old. The 13-year-old, whose name has not been revealed because of her age, along with 19-year-old Ava Alexander are accused of stabbing Kevana Antonia King in a suspected gangland killing. Police did not give a ...

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