Haiti`s President For White House Meeting

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: Haiti`s President, Rene Preval, is set for a White House visit on Wednesday. The trip is the first internationally since the devastating quake of Jan. 12th that claimed over 200,000 lives. The meeting with President Barack Obama comes ahead of an international donors` […]

Hindu Caribbeans Celebrate Phagwah Parade In Queens

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: Hindus from Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday gathered in Richmond Hill, Queens, NY to celebrate the 21st Annual Phagwah Parade. Hundred turned out in the spring-like weather for the parade, which began at noon on Liberty Avenue at 133rd Street in […]

U.N. Secretary General Makes Chile Visit

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday expressed the solidarity of the United Nations with the people of Chile as they seek to recover from last week`s devastating earthquake, as he visited one of the areas hit hardest by the disaster. `The United Nations […]

Another Charged In Murder Of Guyanese Migrant

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CaribWorldNews, SCHENECTADY, NY, Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: A woman has also been charged with the Feb. 20 slaying of a Guyanese immigrant in Schenectady, NY. Angelene P. Parbhudial, 21, the sister of one of the three men already in custody over the murder of Ganesh Ramgoolam, a father of two, […]

Jamaica Security Minister Takes Issue With U.S. State Department Report

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Mar. 8, 2010: Jamaica`s Minister of National Security, Senator Dwight Nelson, has taken issue with the U.S. State Department`s recent International Narcotics Control Strategy Report and its report on Jamaica. Nelson on Friday called the findings contained an inaccurate depiction of Jamaica`s efforts to combat drugs […]

Caribbean Governments Must Simplify Tax Systems – IDB

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 5, 2010: Governments in the Caribbean and Latin America must simplify their tax systems and strive to reduce evasion of taxes, a new Inter-American Development Bank study says. The report issued Thursday claims that complex tax systems and widespread evasion are distorting investment decisions by […]

Money Transfers To Caribbean To Stabilize

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 5, 2010: Money sent home by migrants to the Caribbean and Latin America is likely to see stabilization this year. That`s according to the latest report from the Inter-American Development Bank`s Multilateral Investment Fund. The report issued Thursday said the stabilization is expected after a […]

Haiti Donors` Conference Set For March 31st

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 5, 2010: An international donors conference on raising funds to aid the `new future` of Haiti, is set for the end of this month. The United States and the United Nations, in cooperation with the Government of Haiti along with Brazil, Canada, the European Union, […]

CARICOM Heads To Meet World Bank President

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CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Fri. Mar. 4, 2010: Leaders of the CARICOM group of countries are set to meet with the President of the World Bank from March 11th to 12th. The meeting is set for Dominica and CARICOM Secretary-General, Edwin Carrington, said earlier this week that he is expectant […]