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CARIBWORLDNEWS DAILY EDITION, Vol. 5 #1,690
June 11, 2009

 


NY Senate Leader With Caribbean Roots Vows To Fight Coup

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Democratic New York State Senator, Malcolm Smith, whose roots trace back to Jamaica, was elected to a two year term pursuant to a resolution passed by a majority of senators in January 2009. But this week, Republican senators seized control of the Senate, paralyzing the Capitol and essentially ousting Smith as majority leader.


Jamaica Reports Three More Cases Of Swine Flu
 

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 11, 2009: The Jamaican government on Wednesday increased its swine flu count to 10, reporting three additional cases.


Accused Holocaust Museum Shooter Also Went After Obama in Net Rants

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 11, 2009: The White Supremacist who allegedly burst into the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Wednesday and gunned down a security guard did not just fume about Jews but he also ranted on the Internet about President Barack Obama and immigrants.


Barbados` Credit Rating Downgraded

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Barbados` credit rating was on Wednesday downgraded from BBB-plus to BBB by Standard & Poor`s Ratings Services.


UN Human Rights Expert Condemns Child `Slavery` In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Thousands of Haitian unpaid child laborers are trapped in a `modern form of slavery,` an independent United Nations human rights expert said Wednesday.


Digicel Case Against LIME Thrown Out

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 11, 2009: A contempt case brought by Digicel against LIME, a telecommunications rival in Jamaica, has been thrown out by a court judge.


Malcolm Didn`t Listen When Big Tom Visited

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Back in January 2007, in the enthusiasm following Eliot Spitzer`s landslide victory in the race for governor, we picked up on a slogan that had been used by the Spitzer campaign - `Day One: Everything Changes.`


Bolt Is Laureus World Sportsman 2009

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Thurs. June 11, 2009: Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt, the world`s fastest man, is the 2009 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.


 
 

 



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