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Does The Doha Round Have A Future?

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 4, 2011: Will 2011 be the year that the languishing Doha development round finally moves forwards; or will it mark the point at which the members of the World Trade Organisation, (WTO), quietly accept that negotiating a single global undertaking on trade liberalisation is unlikely in the foreseeable future? For almost a ...

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Jamaican Is First New York Homicide For 2011

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. 3, 2011: The murder of a 29-year-old Jamaican has made history by becoming the first homicide of 2011. Dwayne Haughton was gunned down after breaking up a fight between two revelers at the corner of 94th Ave. and 127th St. in South Richmond Hill just after 5:30 a.m., cops and family said. Haughton had just ...

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Death Toll From Cholera In Haiti Reaches 3,333

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. Jan. 3, 2010: Haiti`s death count for cholera reached 3,333 even as the country marked its 207th year of independence from France with protests. According to the country`s Health Ministry, the fatality from the water borne disease continues to rise. Some 148,787 people have also been infected since the outbreak in October 2010. Cholera had been ...

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Trinidad and Tobago`s First President Passes On

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. Jan. 3, 2010: Trinidad and Tobago`s first President, Sir Ellis Clarke, has passed away at the ripe old age of 93. Sir Ellis reportedly passed away from a stroke he suffered a month ago. He was the last Governor-General of Trinidad and Tobago before it became a republic in 1976. He then assumed the largely ceremonial ...

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Haiti Marks 207th Anniversary of Independence

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sat. Jan. 1, 2011: Today marks the 207th year since Haiti fought for and obtained independence from France. Yet more than 200 years later, the country remains in poverty and largely dependent on aid. That poverty was heightened this year following the January 12th earthquake that claimed over 200,000 lives and left more than a million displaced ...

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UNASUR`s Treaty Becomes Legally Binding

 CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Sat. Jan. 1, 2011: Guyana`s successful hosting of the fourth regular summit of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), without doubt, has boosted the country`s international image and has placed it in a position where it can play a leading role in guiding the continental integration process. The nation`s ascension to the chairmanship of the body ...

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CaribWorldNews To Be Distributed By EBSCO Publishing

Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 30, 2010: Hard Beat Communications executives on Wednesday announced they have inked a deal with EBSCO Publishing to distribute all text content produced by their news arm, CaribWorldNews, the news agency of the Caribbean Diaspora. EBSCO Publishing is the world`s leading subscription agent and database aggregator and distributes data and information globally ...

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The Caribbean’s Top Newsmakers Of 2010

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 30, 2010: Say Caribbean news and Haiti stands out as the top newsmaker for 2010 along with its own son, Grammy-winning singer, Wyclef Jean. The Caribbean nation took over the headlines following the devastating earthquake of January 12th and has dominated it since – from the after effects, to Haiti’s tent cities and floods ...

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Canadian Man Denied Bail In Jamaica For Attempted Murder

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Dec. 30, 2010: A 43-year-old Canadian teacher has been denied bail in Jamaica in an attempted murder case that has shocked many. Paul Martin, an Ontario teacher, is accused of slashing his wife`s throat and leaving her for dead on a dirt road near a popular Jamaican resort in Montego Bay. Cathy-Lee Martin told the court ...

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UN Passes Resolution To Assist Countries Affected By Hurricane Tomas

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 30, 2010: The United Nations has made a special request for international financial institutions and development agencies to assist Haiti, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and other countries affected by Hurricane Tomas. The request, along with expressions of solidarity and support, came in the form of a new resolution that was unanimously ...

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