Canada`s Haiti-Born Governor General For Visit To Homeland

admin

CaribWorldNews, OTTAWA, Canada, Tues. Mar. 2, 2010: Canada`s Haiti-born Governor General, Michaëlle Jean, will head to her native land for a visit next week. Governor General Jean is slated to visit Haiti next Monday for a two-day visit of the devastated country that was rocked by a powerful 7.0 earthquake […]

Caribbean Hindus Celebrate Phagwah

admin

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Mar. 2, 2010: Hindus across the Caribbean joined others around the world Monday to celebrate Phagwah or Holi. In Trinidad and Tobago, the celebration included the performance of a folk dance troupe from Mathura and the splashing of colored powder or abeer. Winston Dookeran, leader of […]

Associated Press Puts Spotlight On Carib ID

admin

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 24, 2010: Carib ID, the movement founded in 2008 by Felicia Persaud to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted in the U.S., gained a promotional shot in the arm on Wednesday as the Associated Press turned its spotlight on the organization. Persaud has been […]

Chile Death Toll Now Over 700

admin

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 1, 2010: As international aid organizations began appealing for donations from Chile, reports out of the country has put the death toll at past 700. This comes just a day following the Saturday`s Feb. 27th quake of  8.8 that struck around the city of […]

FBI Hunting Guyanese National

admin

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 1, 2010: The FBI is seeking the public`s help in finding a Guyanese national wanted for allegedly masterminding a $7 million mortgage fraud scheme. The agency is hunting Ishwardat (Danny) Raghunath, 46, of Queens, NY, who went on the lam last week before he […]

St. Kitts National Faces Execution In Texas

admin

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Mon. Mar. 1, 2010: A 51-year-old woman, born in St. Kitts to parents from the British territory of Anguilla, is facing execution in Texas. Linda Carty, 51, was put on death row in Gatesville, Texas over the kidnap and murder of Joana Rodriguez, who was seized with […]

Puerto Rico Will Invalidate All Birth Certificates

admin

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. Mar. 1, 2010: Puerto Rico is slated to invalidate all birth certificates later this year. Associated Press reports indicate that the U.S. commonwealth will invalidate all birth certificates of people born there as of July 1. The move is to combat identity theft. As […]

Rangel Calls Ethics Findings On Carib News Trips `Unfair`

admin

  CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Feb. 27, 2010: New York Congressman Charlie Rangel has insisted The Ethics Committee`s findings that he wrongly accepted trips to the Caribbean from the Carib News Foundation is `unfair.`  Rangel called the committee`s report ill-considered, unprecedented, unfair and wrong on the facts and the law.  The House Ways […]