British Report Recommends Tax Changes For Territories

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: British-dependent Caribbean islands should consider introducing more taxes in order to shore up their economies.  That`s the word from a U.K. government-commissioned report led by Michael Foot, a former director of the Bank of England and published Thursday. In an overview of the […]

Haitian PM Snubs Senate

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Haitian Prime Minister Michele Pierre-Louis on Thursday refused to appear before the Haitian Senate, which had summoned her. Pierre-Louis` actions could mean a vote on her ouster since the 29 member Senate is already antsy over  the apparent misuse of US$197 million in […]

BVI Jury Convicts Rhode Island Man Of Murder

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CaribWorldNews, ROAD TOWN, BVI, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: A 53-year-old Rhode Island man was yesterday found guilty of murdering his wife in a 1999 dive in the British Virgin Islands. David Swain faces life in prison for killing his wife Shelley Tyre by shutting off the air supply on her […]

Elected Haitians Meet On Capitol Hill

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Key Haitian American elected officials from across the United States are set to wrap up a meeting on Capitol Hill today that marks the first of the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network. The two-day meeting, which began Thursday, was convened by Marie […]

Rights Group Again Urges Obama To Lift Cuba Embargo

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Global rights group, Amnesty International, is again urging the Obama administration to rethink the U.S. embargo on Cuba. Their call came a day after the United Nations General Assembly voted for the 18th time to condemn the decades-old embargo in place against […]

The End Of The Global Recession Will Bring A Shift In Power

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Sometime in the next two to three years the global recession will end. Although the bankers and speculators who brought the financial system close to collapse may continue to act as if little of long-term significance has happened, the world […]

Deported Rapper Shyne Relaxing At Belize Hotel

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CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Fri. Oct. 30, 2009: Famed Belize-born U.S. rapper, Jamal Shyne Barrow, who was deported to his homeland Belize on Wednesday, is now relaxing at the posh Radisson Fort George Hotel in Belize City, CaribWorldNews has learnt. Shyne, the son of Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow, was greeted by his […]

Son Of Belize Prime Minister Deported

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2009: The son of Belize Prime Minister, Jamal `Shyne` Barrow, has been deported back to his country of birth. Barrow, better known as rapper Shyne, was reportedly deported on Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The rapper was sent back aboard […]

Haitian Doctor Stabbed By Patient In Boston

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CaribWorldNews, BOSTON, MA, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2009: A Haitian-born doctor was last night recovering from an attack by a psychiatric patient in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Astrid Desrosiers, according to hospital officials, was in serious but stable condition last night after being stabbed by Jay Carciero, 37, of Reading. Carciero reportedly […]