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June 25, 2009


Caribbean D.C. Group Claims Clarke Bill Will Fail

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 25, 2009: A purported `census briefing` in D.C. Wednesday, by an organization that was an early supporter of the CaribID initiative to get a Caribbean category on the U.S. Census form, turned into a public attack on Congresswoman Yvette Clarke`s `Caribbean Count` bill, claiming the measure is bound to fail, sources say.

Stanford For Court Today

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Thurs. June 25, 2009: Texas financier and Antigua citizen, Sir R. Allen Stanford, is scheduled for a court hearing today to decide whether he will be granted bail or will remain jailed until his trial.

Caribbean Nations To Get Financial Help From International Whaling Commission

CaribWorldNews, MADEIRA, Portugal, Thurs. June 25, 2009: Financial help is on the way. That`s the decision of the International Whaling Commission to help ease the burden on its small developing member-states in the Caribbean.

Guyana Govt. Defends Unfair Treatment Of Nationals In Barbados

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. June 25, 2009: The Guyana government continues to vent its concerns to the Barbadian authorities about the frequency of reports about Guyanese nationals being treated unfairly on the island.

St. Lucia Teen Charged With Murder

CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Thurs. June 25, 2009: A teenage girl has been slapped with a murder charge for the June 13th killing of a 20-year- old.

China`s Expanding Relations With Latin America And The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Thurs. June 25, 2009: The recent visit of Brazil`s President Luiz Inacio `Lula` da Silva to China in May 2009 reflected the Asian nation`s expanding economic and political influence in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Magic Johnson foundation For D.C. Carnival

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 25, 2009: The D.C. Carnival is sticking to its `with a purpose message` as it gets ready to host the Magic Johnson Foundation HIV/AIDS mobile at its street party this weekend.

Windies Ready For India Match

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 25, 2009: West Indies captain Chris Gayle said he is looking forward to the upcoming four One-Day Internationals against India.


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