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Harry Belfonte Sues Estate Of Martin Luther King Jr.

Harry Belfonte Sues Estate Of Martin Luther King Jr.

NEW YORK, New York CMC – Popular Caribbean American entertainer and social activist, Harold George “Harry” Belafonte, Jr., has sued the estate of slain civil rights leader, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., over “three precious documents” he tried to ...

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Why No Dark-skinned Women On Brazil TV?

Why No Dark-skinned Women On Brazil TV?

By Fabiana Frayssinet Brazil Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (IPS) – Carla Vilas Boas is of mixed-race descent – African, European and indigenous – like a majority of the population of Brazil. But she spends hours straightening her hair, trying ...

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Caribbean Medical School Sues Former Student

PASADENA, California CMC – One of the Caribbean’s leading medical schools has sued a former student for trademark violation and dilution, cybersquatting and breach of contract. Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica filed a civil suit in US Federal court ...

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Jamaica Government Suspends Importation Of Jet Skis

Jamaica Government Suspends Importation Of Jet Skis

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – The Jamaica government has placed a six month suspension on the importation of jet skis into the country as it moves to regulate the industry. Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Dr. Wykeham McNeil, said that Cabinet had ...

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“Al Capone” Gets 25 Years In Jail For Murder

ROSEAU, Dominica CMC – A High Court judge, Friday, sentenced a 72-year-old man to 25 years in prison after he was found guilty of killing and decapitating a 32-year-old man. Justice Birnie Stephenson described the murder of Damian Dorival as ...

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Guyana Signs Agreement For Titling Of Amerindian Lands

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – An agreement amounting to US$10.7 million has been signed between the Government of Guyana and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) towards the titling of Amerindian lands. At the signing ceremony on Monday, Finance Minister, Dr. ...

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Guyana Cracking Down On Illegal Mining Operations

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – Guyana authorities say they have launched a crackdown on illegal mining in the country and also warned licence holders of their obligations under the existing laws. The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) said it recently ...

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