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Haitian Deported Despite UN Ruling

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: A 22-year-old Haitian national was this week deported from Canada despite a UN ruling that said the expulsion would violate his civil rights. John Michael Dauphin was deported after serving a prison sentence for theft and assault. He served 33 months in jail after he attacked and robbed a Quebec court appeals judge ...

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Attorneys For Guyana Terrorist Suspect Want Evidence Suppressed

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: The attorneys for Guyanese-born terror accused, Russell Defreitas, want all statements and items seized by investigors in the case to be suppressed, CaribWordlNews has learnt. Defreitas along with three others, including a former member of the Parliament of Guyana, were arrested and charged in June 1, 2007  with plotting to blow up ...

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New York Tourists To Return From Antigua Following Trial

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Five New York tourists are set to return to the Big Apple tomorrow after getting off with a fine on Monday for scuffling with cops here. Chief Magistrate Ivan Walters fined 24-year-old Shoshannah Henry, Dolores Lalanne, 25, Nancy Lalanne, 22, Mike Paul, 25, and Joshua Jackson, 25, $2,300 for the Sept. 4 ...

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Guyana Drug Lord To Be Sentenced Next Week

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Self-confessed Guyana drug lord, Shaheed `Roger` Khan, is set to be sentenced next Friday in a Brooklyn court. Sentencing is set for 2 p.m. eastern standard time.  Prosecutors want Judge Dora Irizarry to sentence Khan to 15 years in jail and nothing less. Under the plea agreement, Khan faces 15 years imprisonment; five ...

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Ash Spews Anew From Montserrat Volcano

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: New ash spewed twice from the Montserrat volcano Monday morning, leaving parts of the island covered in dust.  Officials at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory said last night that activity at the Soufriere Hills Volcano remained at an increased level with two `vigorous ash venting events` Monday at around 10:35 am, and 1:25 p.m. ...

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Rhode Island Man Faces BVI Murder Trial In Years Old Case

CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCE, R.I., Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: A man who is suspected of killing his wife in the British Virgin Islands in 1999 will this week go on trial on the island for the murder. Scuba shop owner David Swain, 53, is set to be tried for the murder of his wife of six years, Shelley Tyre. The Swains had ...

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Barbados Makes Top 40 List Of Best Nations

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Barbados is the lone Caribbean nation to make the top 40 list of the 2009 Human Development Report Index. The Caribbean nation came in at 37 on the list, with UN analysts who compile the annual report, meaning it is very high on the quality of life scale. The 2009 report titled ...

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Jamaican-Born Dancehall Singer Attacked By Samurai Wielding Swordsman

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: A Brooklyn-based, Jamaican-born dancehall singer, was last night recovering from wounds suffered at the hands of a man with a samurai sword. Major Mackerel, whose real name is Garfield Dixon, was attacked and slashed across the head and hand by his neighbor Oscar Joseph, who was wielding a two-foot samurai sword. Police say ...

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Cayman Islands To Get New Constitution

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Cayman, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: A new constitution is set to become effective in the British-dependent territory of the Cayman Islands on Nov. 6th. The island`s, Governor, Stuart Jack, made the disclosure Friday in a speech to the islands` legislature. Jack said the new constitution will give the Cayman Islands greater autonomy from Britain. This will pave the ...

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23-Year-Old Arrested In Murder Of British Vice Consul

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Jamaica police have arrested but not yet charged a 23-year-old man in connection with the murder of a British vice consul. The man, whose name has not yet been released, has been arrested and is set to be questioned in connection with the murder of honorary British consul, John Terry. Terry, 65, was ...

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