Jamaican Women Also Dominate 100 Meters In Berlin

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CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Tues. Aug. 18., 2009: Jamaica`s women picked up exactly where their male counterparts left off yesterday, creating history again, this time in the women`s 100-meters in Berlin. Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser won the women`s 100-m in 10.73 seconds. Her win came a day after Usain Bolt retained his […]

Barbadian Confirmed As Caribbean Tourism`s New SG

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: After acting as secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization for the past several months, Barbadian Hugh Riley has been confirmed to the post. In making the announcement, the CTO`s Chairman, John Maginley, who is also Minister of Tourism for Antigua & Barbuda, […]

Bermuda Warned To Watch Out For Bill

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: Hurricane Bill could impact Bermuda this week. Hurricane Bill is being forecast to become a major storm in the next couple of days and is expected to be near Bermuda by the end of the week. Bill last night strengthened to a category […]

Usain Shatters Own Record One Year To The Date

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CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: One year to the day that he stunned the world at the Beijing Olympics, Jamaica`s sprint phenomenon has done it again to keep a strong hold on the title of world`s fastest man. Usain `Lightning` Bolt shattered his own 100-m World record of […]

Tropical Storm Ana Eyes Eastern Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: The Eastern Caribbean is on watch for Tropical Storm Ana. Ana is expected to produce rainfall amounts of two to four inches over the Leeward Islands, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Isolated maximum amounts of 6 inches are […]

Swiss Court Rejects Baby Doc`s Family`s Appeal

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009:A request by the family of Jean-Claude `Baby Doc` Duvalier, to reclaim the money it had stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, has been shot down by a court in Switzerland. The court rejected the appeal by the family to gain access to the […]

Cayman, BVI Make Tax White List

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: British-dependent territories, The BVI and The Cayman Islands, have made the tax `white list.` The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) added the two islands to its `white list` of jurisdictions after they signed the twelfth Tax Information Exchange Agreement with […]

Is Turks & Caicos A Colony Now?

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: `Our country is being invaded and recolonized by the United Kingdom.` That`s how Premier Galmo Williams summed it up after Britain on Friday imposed direct rule on the Caribbean islands of the Turks and Caicos. The British government suspended the island government and […]

Presidential Medal Of Freedom For Famed Bahamian American Actor

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 13, 2009: He`s known for roles such as `To Sir With Love.` Now Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat, Sir Sidney Poitier, can add Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient to his long resume. The 82-year-old actor, known for breaking racial barriers as the first […]