Caribana To Take Over Toronto

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CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. July 31, 2009: Lake Shore Boulevard West in Toronto is set to come alive tomorrow with the festivities of the 2009 Scotiabank Caribana carnival. Some 10,000 bedazzled masqueraders and many more spectators  will play mas to calypso, soca and steelpan beats for the annual event. The […]

CaribPR Wire, PR Newswire Team Up

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Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 30, 2009: CaribPR Wire has signed a distribution agreement with PR Newswire, the leading PR wire globally. The deal will make CaribPR Wire the official distribution arm for PR Wire`s clients seeking to reach the Caribbean region and the Caribbean Diaspora with […]

Barbados In Recession?

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Barbados` economy is contracting amid the global meltdown, says the governor of the island`s Central Bank. Bank governor Marion Williams at a news conference this week said that the economy has contracted by 3 percent through the first two quarters of the year […]

Jamaica PM Insists IMF Discussions No Secret

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Jamaica Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, is insisting there is no secrecy surrounding the discussions between his government and the International Monetary Fund. His comments come as talk shows on the island and the media continue to discuss the impact of another IMF loan […]

Guyana Prez. Says Perpetrators Of Ministry Fire Confessed

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Guyana President, Bharrat Jagdeo, says `the perpetrators` of a fire that razed the Ministry of Health have confessed to the alleged crime. Jagdeo made the disclosure to the media Wednesday, two days after Clayton Westford, 19, an office assistant of 7 West La […]

Coast Guard Gives Up Search For Haitians

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. July 30, 2009: The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday, suspended its search for as many as 67 Haitian migrants missing near the Turks and Caicos islands. The Haitians were forced into shark infested waters after their overloaded boat capsized 2.3 miles southeast of West Caicos, Turks […]

Guyanese Is Mega-Millions Winner

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 30, 2009: A 49-year-old Guyanese man is America`s latest millionaire. Aubrey Boyce, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority from Kew Gardens, Queens is the winner of the $133 million Mega Millions jackpot. He bought his ticket at a Jamaica, Queens store on July 7th, quick pick […]

Guyanese Makes Another Bid For State Office

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 29, 2009: Guyanese national, Albert Baldeo, is making another bid for elected state office, this time for the New York State Assembly. The Queens-based attorney on Tuesday announced that he had received word from the New York City Board of Elections certifying him as […]