Several Jamaicans Get Fulbright Scholarships

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. July 22, 2009: Thirteen Jamaicans are among the 2009 Fulbright scholarship recipients. The U.S Embassy in Jamaica will today introduce the three Fulbright Graduate Student Program grantees, four Fulbright/LASPAU Faculty Development Program grantees, two Humphrey Fellows, and four Fulbright Research Scholars at a Kingston press conference.  […]

`Sorry` Says Chris Brown On Beating Of Barbados` Rihanna

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. July 21, 2009: Months after he beat Bajan Grammy recording star Rihanna, singer Chris Brown has issued a public apology. Brown on Monday issued a video apology for assaulting Rihanna and pleaded for forgiveness from his fans for `inexcusable` behavior. `I wish I had the […]

Sir Allen`s Stanford’s Attorneys Appeal No Bail Ruling

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Tues. July 21, 2009: Texas financier Sir R. Allen Stanford has his attorney busy appealing Judge David Hittner`s `no bail` decision. Stanford’s attorneys yesterday filed an appeal with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, asking for Hittner`s decision to be overturned. Hittner recently […]

Haiti Bus Accident Claims Close To A Dozen Lives

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. July 21, 2009: Close to a dozen people are believed to be dead following a bus accident in southern Haiti Monday. Agence France Presses reports cited police sources as saying the accident occurred after midday on the country’s Highway Two yesterday. The bus was reportedly traveling […]

Caribbean Food Delights Patties Out Of Jamaica Market

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 20, 2009: Caribbean Food Delight patties, which were recently at the center of a storm of controversy following comments by the head of the Jamaica Manufacturers Association, will no longer be available in Jamaica. Head of the company, Vincent HoSang, on Sunday told Caribbean […]

Caribbean Cricket Expert Weighs In On Stand-Off

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. July 20, 2009: West Indies cricket expert and renowned commentator, Tony Cozier, is giving his two cents on the ongoing dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies Players` Association. The quarrel has led to the first-choice West Indies players sitting out the […]

Guyana Health Ministry Forced To Move After Fire

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. July 20, 2009: The Ministry of Health in Guyana has been forced to seek temporary accommodation in other government agencies after fire destroyed its headquarters on Friday. Police in the South American nation were yesterday continuing their investigations into the cause of the early Friday afternoon […]