City Lawmaker`s Former Staffers For October Sentencing

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. July 1, 2009: Two former employees of a New York City Caribbean-born politician could be sentenced as early as October 2 for stealing government funds. The two – Asquith Reid, the former chief-of-staff to Vincentian-born councilman Kendall Stewart, and Joycinth `Sue` Anderson, another staffer, changed their […]

Caribbean Doctor Sues MasterCard; Claims Link To OLINT

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. July 1, 2009: A Caribbean-born, South Florida based surgeon is suing international credit giant MasterCard Worldwide for allegedly being a party to OLINT, an apparent ponzi scheme that emanated out of the Turks and Caicos Islands and Jamaica. Dr. Christopher Walker, an Orlando, Florida surgeon, has […]

Jamaican Diaspora Director Gets In To `Patty War`

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CaribWorldNews, SOMERSET, NJ, Weds. July 1, 2009: A director of the Jamaica Diaspora Advisory Board is slamming back at the Jamaica Manufacturers Association over the importation of patties into the island. Patrick A Beckford said that like many members of the Jamaican Community in the US North East, he `is […]

Stanford To Stay Jailed

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Weds. July 1, 2009: Flamboyant cricket tycoon and financier, Sir Allen Stanford, must get used to calling a Texas jail home for now. Judge David Hittner yesterday agreed with prosecutors that Stanford is a `serious flight risk` and must remain in jail until his multi-billion dollar fraud […]

Jamaican Hijacking Suspect To Stand Trial

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 CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. July 1, 2009: A 21-year-old Jamaican man accused of hijacking a Canadian jetliner in April will stand trial on July 13th. Stephen Fray was yesterday judged mentally fit to stand trial to face six charges, including robbery and assault in relation to the hijacking incident that […]

UN General Assembly Condemns Honduras Coup

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 1, 2009:  The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday condemned this weekend`s coup d`état in Honduras, calling for the restoration of the democratically-elected President and constitutional Government. According to media reports, President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales was ousted by the military on Sunday, hours before […]

Jamaican-Born, NY Pastor Released On Bail In Sex Assault Case

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 30, 2009: A Brooklyn-based, Jamaican-born pastor accused of sexually assaulting two teens, was on Monday granted bail but ordered to remain in Jamaica. Paul Lewis, who claims on his website to be an evangelist with healing powers, was released on J$500,000 bail. But the Paul […]

Stanford Remains Jailed

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Tues. June 30, 2009:  Sir Allen Stanford last night remained jailed in a federal detention facility after a judge yesterday said he was `in no rush` to rule on a bail request. Judge David Hittner told Stanford, 59, his lawyers and prosecutors at a hearing Monday that […]