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Woman Returning From Jamaica Nabbed With Coke

CaribWorldNews, BALTIMORE, MD, Weds. Aug. 26, 2009: A 35-year-old woman returning from Jamaica has been nabbed with cocaine in her bra. Sophia Williams, 35, of Washington, D.C., was arrested at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday after Customs and Border Protection officers discovered about 2 pounds, 9 ounces of cocaine stuffed inside her bra late Monday night. The cocaine, divided into two ...

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Caribbean, Latin American Imports To Fall

CaribWorldNews, SANTIAGO, Chile, Weds. Aug. 26, 2009: Exports and imports in Latin American and Caribbean countries are expected to fall 13 percent in 2009. That`s according to the U.N. Economic Commission For Latin America and the Caribbean, or ECLAC. The report said the drop this year is due to the impact of the economic crisis and is greater than the ...

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Let Us Celebrate Usain Bolt And Caribbean Heroes And Sheroes

By David Hinds CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Weds. Aug. 26, 2009: I pen these short comments as a proud Caribbean man. At a time when Caribbean cricket is at an all time low, the superlative performances of the region`s track and field athletes in Berlin, led by the unmatched and unmatchable Usain Bolt, must understandably bring immense joy to Caribbean hearts. ...

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Stanford Must Stay Jailed

CaribWorldNews, NEW ORLEANS, LA, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: A New Orleans appeals court on Monday ruled that Sir R. Allen Stanford must stay jailed until his trial. The U.S. Court of Appeals` three-judge panel denied a petition by the Texas financier to be released on bail in the $7 billion Ponzi scheme case against him. But the court agreed with ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean Doc. Administered `Lethal Levels` Of Propofol – Affidavit

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: Dr. Conrad Murray, the Caribbean-born doctor of the late King of Pop, Michael Joseph Jackson, administered `lethal levels` of popofol to the singer on the day he died, an unsealed search warrant released Monday says. According to the warrant, Jackson received a cocktail of painkillers and sedatives including the powerful anesthetic propofol, ...

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Guyana Opposition Head Retains Post

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: Robert Corbin has been returned as the head of Guyana`s main opposition party, the People`s National Congress. Corbin beat out attorney Winston Murray with 614 votes to 223 votes to be returned as head of the PNC. He told BBC Caribbean that his immediate focus is re-uniting the PNCR. However, several delegates who ...

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New Mexico Governor In Cuba

CaribWorldNews, SANTA FE, Mexico, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: New Mexico Governor, Bill Richardson, is in Cuba today after leading a trade mission there Monday. A statement from Richardson`s office said the mission is designed to capitalize on potential agricultural and cultural partnerships between Cuba and New Mexico.  The delegation will market New Mexico agricultural products and plant the seeds for ...

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UN Helping Haiti Prepare For Hurricanes

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Aug. 25, 2009: United Nations aid agencies and the world body`s peacekeeping mission in Haiti are readying for the hurricane season. The UN says they have pre-positioned stockpiles of food and other emergency supplies and stand ready to support local authorities deal with the upcoming annual hurricane season, a year after four successive storms battered ...

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Two Plead Guilty To Importing Cocaine From The Bahamas

CaribWorldNews, WEST PLAM BEACH, FL, Mon. Aug. 24, 2009: Two men face a minimum sentence of 10 years to life in prison and a fine of $4 million for conspiring to import cocaine into the United States from the Bahamas. Mark Pinder and Parson Exana have both pleaded guilty to the crime. On May 25, 2009, ICE special agents conducted ...

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