Curaçao Becomes World`s Newest Country

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CaribWorldNews, WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Mon. Oct. 11, 2010: The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao yesterday, October 10, 2010, became an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Curaçao will now exclusively reap the benefit of taxes brought in from its rapidly developing tourist industry. The change in Curaçao`s status to […]

Haiti Still Trapped In The Emergency Phase Says D.C. Organization

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, DC, Fri. Oct. 8, 2010:  Some ten months after the devastating earthquake of January 12th, over one million Haitians remain displaced and live in fear of hunger, rape, intimidation and forced eviction, a rights organization said this week. Refugees International, a Washington, DC-based organization that advocates to end […]

Former Jamaica Minister Could Face Manslaughter Charges

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 8, 2010: Jamaica`s former agriculture minister could face manslaughter charges for causing a death by dangerous driving. The Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn has ruled that Roger Clarke, a high ranking member of Jamaica`s opposition People`s National Party and a Member of Parliament, could  […]

Puerto Rico Cops Busted On Drug Charges

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Oct. 7, 2010: The Federal Bureau of Investigation has busted 89 law enforcement officers, mainly cops in Puerto Rico, for helping drug dealers smuggle cocaine. The arrests were the result of Operation Guard Shack, the largest police corruption investigation in the history of the FBI. Close […]